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Jolene Yee


Ms. Yee is the General Counsel of Delicato Family Wines, currently the fifth largest winery in the United States. As an executive with Delicato, she leads the Legal and Trade Practice Compliance teams, which advises the company on all aspects of winery operations, including legal strategy, M&A, domestic and cross-border commercial transactions, intellectual property, employment counseling, policy analysis and development, and governance. Prior to joining Delicato, she spent over a decade advising E. & J. Gallo Winery, after working with a tech firm in Silicon Valley and working as a Foreign Legal Consultant in Seoul, Korea. Ms. Yee is a member of the Professional Faculty for the Sonoma State University Global Executive MBA in Wine Business, and was a member of the team who developed the innovative and experiential curriculum that includes a hybrid of online learning and residential intensives. She is also a former adjunct instructor at UC Hastings College of the Law. She has served on numerous non-profit Boards over the last few decades.

Ms. Yee holds a BA from UCLA and a JD from UC Hastings College of the Law. She is an avid supporter of public education, having received the benefits of public education, and being the daughter of a public school teacher and middle school counselor who served youth in underserved populations her entire career. Ms. Yee is married with two school-aged children, a black Labrador retriever and chickens in Napa.

Jolene Yee
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