Napa Valley Vintners Name Steve Tradewell Finance And Administration Director
2/19/2004 - ST. HELENA, CA, - The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) is pleased to announce the addition of Steve Tradewell as finance and administration director for the 230-plus wine industry trade organization. This is a newly created management position at the NVV.
Tradewell will be responsible for managing finance, administration and information technology departments and programs for the NVV. Over the past several years, the association's growth has created the need for additional professional resources to oversee these critical areas.
Tradewell brings solid, relevant experience in finance and operations management to the new position. Immediately prior to joining the NVV, Tradewell spent seven years with the California Film Institute (CFI). While there, Tradewell was responsible for finance and operations of the Smith Rafael Film Center, a superbly refurbished downtown theater dedicated to presenting the best in independent films. While with the Institute, he also oversaw the organization and execution of the renowned Mill Valley Film Festival, held each fall in Marin County.
A graduate in economics from Santa Clara University, Tradewell also pursued graduate studies in economics at the University of Notre Dame before transferring his skills and interests to the world of arts management.