Our Team

Clay Shannon - President and CEO

Passionate about: Lake County wine, family, farming the north coast and taking care of mother earth.

Amber Lee - Northeast Region Sales Manager

Passionate about: Spending time with family & friends; watching football, hockey, and basketball; exploring restaurants around town and meeting new people.

Angie Shannon

Passionate about: All things wine, traveling and spending time with friends. 

Benjamin Neyman - Production Assistant

Passionate about: My wife, wine, food, exploring the outdoors, exercising and photography. I love a good adventure and to see new sights and taste new wines.

Brenda Bullington - Western Region Sales Manager

Passionate about: Canines, felines, Shannon Ridge wines, shoe shopping time.

Joan Smith - Accounting Assistant

Passionate about: her tomato and basil garden, spending time with family and friends, traveling, boating, golfing, and most recently learning to care for a horse and of course relaxing with a fine wine!   

Joy Merrilees - Director of Winemaking and Production

Passionate about: Spending time outdoors in beautiful Lake County with my friends and family, good food and of course good wine!

Maricela Chavez - Staff Accountant

Passionate about: Spending quality time with family, enjoy dancing, cooking & gardening.  Love crafts specially knitting & crocheting.

Molly Wingo - Associate Winemaker

Passionate about: Swimming, dancing, travel, wine (accompanied with fabulous food of course!) and trying new things.

Patrick Taylor - Southeast Region Sales Manager

Hiking and exploring the natural world, cooking, honest wine, traveling, and spending time with my friends and family.

Roxanne Jackson - Marketing and Public Relations Manager

Passionate about: My boys and my family. Hobbies include hiking in Boggs Forest and creative little projects around the house.

Sal Spena - Vice President of Sales Eastern Region

Passionate about: Family, friends, great wine, cooking at home for my family, golfing with my buddies, great cigars!

Sheila LaPoint - Accounting Manager

Passionate about: Spending time with my family, gardening, canning, cooking, animals.

Tera Shannon - Tasting Room Director

Passionate about: My family especially my 3 boys, my friends and of course Shannon Ridge Wines.