Chief financial officer
[caption id="attachment_59625" align="alignleft" width="220" caption="Ron Kampel"][/caption]Jordan Vineyard & Winery1474 Alexander Valley Rd., Healdsburg 95448, 707-431-5270, www.jordanwinery.com
Professional background: CFO/Business Manager/Controller at Jordan Winery since 1996. Previously employed as Controller for J Vineyards & Winery, and Staff Accountant for Jordan Oil & Gas Company.
Education: Bachelor in Business Management from Sonoma State University
Comment about Ron Kampel: "What makes Ron stand out is work ethic and attention to detail. He isn’t afraid of offending anyone, including his boss if he feels something is right for the company. Ron also isn’t afraid to take the initiative to seek out new efficiencies and savings, and does so on his own." --John Jordan, chief executive officer, Jordan Vineyard & Winery
Questions for Mr. Kampel:
What do you see as the essential role of a financial leader in the current environment?
Question and validate financial soundness of management’s underlying assumptions for business decisions.