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Jim Stollberg

Jim operates Maverick Farming Company and Hampton Farming Company, LLC, wine business management and consulting companies specialized in vineyard and winery management, business, and property development. He also operates Growers Ag Labor, LLC, a farm labor contracting business, in addition to running his own Cabernet Sauvignon Vineyard in San Miguel, CA, Pleasant Ridge Vineyard.

Raised in the Santa Maria Valley, Jim attended St. Joseph's High School and furthered his education at UC Davis to study engineering and play baseball. Jim was drawn to grape farming, because of the lifestyle and opportunities available on the Central Coast. After receiving a Bachelor of Science in Crop Science and Management with an emphasis in Pest Control and Viticulture and becoming a Pest Control Advisor, Jim came back to the Central Coast to operate a number of SIP certified vineyards.

Jim's experience includes:

Former leadership positions include:

Aside from farming, Jim enjoys sports with his twin boys A.J. and Jack. Baseball has always been a big part of Jim's life, and coaching and watching his boys develop into great players and team leaders has been a fantastic experience.