Timothy Allen, CPA - Managing Partner

Timothy Allen, managing partner of Allen Wine Group, has more than twenty-five years of winery finance experience, including five years with a Big 4 CPA firm working with wine clients, fourteen years with wineries working in operations, and ten years leading Allen Wine Group.

Bachelor of Arts, Business Economics, UC Santa Barbara 1991
Master of Science, Taxation, Golden Gate University 1993
Active California CPA license issued 1995
Allen Wine Group LLP, 2009 - present
Kuleto Estate, president & CFO 2008 - 2009
Rosenblum Cellars, CFO 2004 - 2008
Robert Mondavi, operations director for Arrowood 2002 - 2004
Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards, CFO 1997 - 2002
Kendall-Jackson, controller for La Crema 1996 - 1997
Deloitte & Touche, audit & tax, wine clients 1992 - 1996

Contact Information

tim@allenwine.com 707.528.3860

Rupinder Malhi, CPA - Accounting Manager

Bachelor of Science, Accounting and Information Systems, San Jose State University 2008
Active California CPA license issued 2014
Allen Wine Group, 2019- present
Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County, CFO 2016 – 2019
Dillwood Burkel & Miller, LLP, senior accountant 2015-2017
Foley Family Wines, senior accountant 2013-2016
Frank Rimerman + Co, LLP, senior consultant 2008-2013
Lauir Miller Law Firm, admin assistant 2003-2008

Megan Nelms, CPA - Accounting Manager

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Sonoma State University 2008
Active California CPA license issued 2016
Allen Wine Group, 2014 - present
Siduri Wines, accountant 2012 - 2014
Planet Fitness, senior accountant 2009 - 2011
PriceWaterhouseCoopers, assurance associate 2008 - 2009
The Ranch Winery, controller’s assistant 2007 - 2008

Contact Information

megan@allenwine.com 707.545.7930

Justin Nuzum, CPA - Accounting Manager

Bachelor of Arts, International Relations, UC Davis 2000
Active California CPA license issued 2017
Allen Wine Group, 2016 - present
Sequoia Grove Vineyards, wine club manager 2009 - 2016
Sebastiani Vineyards, tasting room manager 2004 - 2009

Contact Information

justin@allenwine.com 707.708.2155

Jessica Echeverria - Senior Accountant

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Sonoma State University 2015
Allen Wine Group, 2015 - present
Digilock, staff accountant 2014 - 2015
Bank of the West, customer service representative 2014

Contact Information

jessica@allenwine.com 707.536.9596

Susan Nuzum - Senior Accountant

Bachelor of Arts, Economics, UC Davis, 2003
Allen Wine Group, 2019 - present
Vintage Wine Estates, financial analyst, 2016 - 2019
Duckhorn Wine Company, sales operations analyst, 2013 - 2016
Cakebread Cellars, direct sales systems and logistics supervisor, 2007 – 2013
Cakebread Cellars, various roles in sales, compliance, events, customer service 2004-2007

Contact Information

susan@allenwine.com 707.843.5724

Stephanie Sims - Senior Accountant

Bachelor of Science, Viticulture & Enology, Minor in Managerial Economics, UC Davis 2007
Allen Wine Group, 2017 - present
Haas & Reaney LLP, staff accountant 2017
Real Wines Company, sales representative 2014 - 2017
Mills Reef Winery Wellington NZ, sales manager 2013 - 2014
Centre City Wines & Spirits Wellington NZ, retail assistant manager 2010 - 2013
Dorrien Estate Winery Barossa Valley, harvest cellarhand 2009
Corbans Winery Pernod Ricard Napier NZ, harvest cellarhand 2008
Weingut Eckehart Gröhl Weinolsheim, Germany, cellar & vineyard intern 2007 - 2008
Mumm Napa Pernod Ricard Napa, lab assistant 2006

Ying Song - Senior Accountant

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science & Technology, Bohai University 2006
Master of Business Administration, Dominican University 2008
Allen Wine Group, 2018 - present
Healdsburg SHED, senior accountant 2016 - 2018
Relucent Solutions, accountant / quality manager 2014 - 2016
GGMM Inc, office manager 2013 - 2014
B&J Living House, office manager 2009 – 2013

Contact Information

ying@allenwine.com 707.528.3685

Jen Barsuglia - Staff Accountant

Santa Rosa Junior College, 2010
Allen Wine Group, 2018 - present
Buffalo Billiards, bookkeeper & office manager 2018
USA Wine West, AR & sales order coordinator 2014 – 2017
Exchange Bank 2007 – 2015

Contact Information

jen@allenwine.com 707.230.2737

Yvette Mendoza - Staff Accountant

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Sonoma State University 2017
Allen Wine Group, 2018 - present
Pisenti & Brinker, staff accountant 2017 - 2018
Kaleidoscope Digital Marketing, customization consultant 2015 - 2018
Dillwood Burkel & Millar LLP, intern 2016

Contact Information

yvette@allenwine.com 707.978.2729

Irma Olvera - Staff Accountant

Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Sonoma State University 2019
Allen Wine Group, 2018 – present
KPMG, audit intern, 2018
Boys & Girls Club, program coordinator, 2016

Contact Information

irma@allenwine.com 707.806.2273

John Smallen - Staff Accountant

Bachelor of Science, Accounting, University of Phoenix 2015
Allen Wine Group, 2017 - present
Various clients, accountant & bookkeeper 2015 - 2017
Oakville Grocery, accountant & general manager 2014 - 2015
Dry Creek General Store, general manager 2008 - 2011

Contact Information

john@allenwine.com 707.843.3263

Megan White - Staff Accountant

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, CSU Hayward 2016
Allen Wine Group, 2017 - present
Keller Williams Realty, accountant 2017
Rigetti Quantum Computing, office manager 2016 - 2017

Contact Information

mwhite@allenwine.com 707.528.3911

Lan Tran - Office Manager

Bachelor of Science, Accounting and Information Systems, San Jose State University 2006
Allen Wine Group, 2019 - present
Yuba Community College District, Accounting Assistant 2008 - 2010
The Shidler Group, Junior Accountant 2005 - 2007

Contact Information

lan@allenwine.com 707.806.2273