Gina Charbonneau joined Cakebread Cellars in August of 2022 as the Vice President of Culture and Talent Development. Prior to Cakebread Cellars, Gina served as Executive VP, People Operations at Francis Ford Coppola, where she began her career in the wine industry in 2008. Gina earned her Bachelor’s degree at California State University, Chico and her Master’s degree in HR and Organization Development from University of San Francisco.
Gina has an extensive background in human resources, as well as certifications in diversity and inclusion, training intervention procedures, and agile performance management. She is also active in many industry organizations including Women of the Vine and Spirits and Wine Women. Gina is leading the winery’s continuing efforts in its legacy of the warm hospitality it was founded on. “I am thrilled to be building upon an incredible culture for a more equitable and positive work environment within the organization.”
In her free time, Gina enjoys hiking, running, camping, spending time with her family and dogs, and tending to her farm with chickens, goats and horses. She enjoys opening a bottle of Cakebread Cellars Sauvignon Blanc on the weekends.