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Allen Wine Group LLP Expands Firm, Names Bill Atwood Partner

Submitted By: Tim Allen, October 17, 2012
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Timothy Allen
Allen Wine Group LLP
tim@allenwine.com
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ALLEN WINE GROUP LLP EXPANDS FIRM,
NAMES BILL ATWOOD PARTNER

CALISTOGA, CA – October 17, 2012 – Allen Wine Group LLP (www.allenwine.com), a leading wine industry business advisory service and CPA firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Atwood as general partner. Atwood joins current partners Gina Carte, Deanna Partridge and Timothy Allen at Allen Wine Group. Founded by Timothy Allen, Allen Wine Group is a wine industry advisory firm which provides contract CFO and controller services exclusively to the wine industry.

Prior to joining Allen Wine Group, Atwood spent a decade at the CPA firm of Dal Poggetto & Company in Santa Rosa, where he specialized in winery clients. During his tenure at Dal Poggetto, Atwood was promoted from staff accountant, to senior accountant and ultimately to manager. A graduate of Sonoma State University, Atwood is a licensed CPA and a member of both the AICPA and the California CPA Society. Before his CPA career, Atwood was in the US Navy, where he flew as a sensor operator.

With the appointment of Atwood, Allen Wine Group increases its capacity to offer contract CFO and controller and business advisory services to new winery clients. “Wineries want the confidence of knowing that their business advisory and CPA needs are being met by a firm that understands the intricacies of the wine industry,” says Allen. “Meeting those expectations has been a big part of our success. Our team offers the ideal combination of experience, having worked both as in-house finance experts for wineries and for top CPA firms serving winery clients. With his years of focused, wine industry experience, Bill is a great addition to our firm.” In keeping with Allen Wine Group’s team structure, Atwood will work closely with Allen, Carte and Partridge to provide top-level professional financial services for clients.

About Allen Wine Group:

Founded by Timothy Allen, a winery financial expert with over two decades of experience, Allen Wine Group LLP is located in Calistoga, CA and serves wine industry clients in California, Oregon and Washington.