Brian grew up raising cattle and wine grapes on a ranch in Mendocino County. Hunting and fishing led to his passion for farming at a young age. He graduated from Chico State with a bachelor's degree in Marketing. Fluent in Spanish and English.
Brian is a horse feed business partner that makes and sells almond-based grain in Butte City, CA. He purchased his first real estate at 21 years old and has bought and sold properties his whole life. Currently, he owns and operates 190 acres of vineyards in both Mendocino and Sonoma Counties and has developed and farmed these acres for 38 years. He has done custom harvesting and consulting for clients for 25 years and has been involved in all aspects of the development of North Coast Vineyards. Lastly, he owns Pacific Ag + Equine, which distributes fertilizer injection systems and breeds and raises performance horses.
When Brian is not working, he is an avid team roper and competes as often as possible. He enjoys fishing on the Pacific Ocean and Northwest Rivers and hunting during his free time. Brian values family and enjoys spending time with his wife, Chris, and two children, Justin & Canyon.