Meet the Team
Meg Shea-Chiles - General Manager
Meg followed her passion after 20+ years as a global executive in high tech and transitioned to the Wine Industry bringing with her a proven track record of success in both defining strategy and execution of sales and marketing in Fortune 500 companies (i.e. Salesforce, H.P., IBM, Thomson-Reuters) and in 2,000 to 11,000 case production wineries resulting in significant growth of business. She has worked with a number of ultra premium wineries including Kitchak Cellars, Ilsley Vineyards, Sciandri Vineyards, Rarecat Wines, Krupp Brothers, ADAMVS, Mi Sueño, O’Brien Estate, Hope and Grace and BV.
Sharon Bishop – Director of Operations and Marketing
Sharon holds 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Sharon began her career working at various hotels throughout the Valley before transitioning into wineries. Her experience includes daily operations, wine club, as well as e-commerce marketing for small ultra-premium wineries. Prior to joining the Essere Franco team, Sharon was the Operations Manager at Bryant Family Vineyard and worked as Wine Club Manager at Truchard Vineyards as well as O’Brien Estate.
Sharon Bishop holds a Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Marketing from Sonoma State University. Sharon also earned her WSET level two certificate and continues to pursue her education in the wine industry.
As a Napa native, her love for the Valley has grown throughout the years and enjoys sharing this special place with visitors from around the world. In her spare time Sharon enjoys spending time with her daughter as well as following her passion for photography and music.