Julia Jackson Continues Her Family’s Proud Tradition of Winemaking

Julia Jackson has been interested in winemaking since her childhood involvement with the family business. She can well remember picking and sorting grapes in the blazing sun while listening to her father extol the virtues of hard work. However, it wasn’t just something she endured, there was genuine interest there as well.


Julia attended Scripps College in Claremont, California where she received a bachelor of arts degree. She then completed a certificate program from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

In her lifelong experience with winemaking and tasting, Julia puts forth one interesting observation about wine from Sonoma. One that she considers superlative is Sonoma Cabernet. Despite the fact that Sonoma has a reputation for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

Watching her mother excel as a winemaker and in business in general, has inspired Julia to found an organization called Cambria Seeds of Empowerment. They celebrate the strength and leadership that women often provide. The organization awards $100,000 in grants to nonprofit groups annually. Overcoming adversity and celebrating strong, female leaders are prime considerations. Other core values are equality and community.

The Carmel Road brand from Jackson Family Wines is produced in Monterey, California. The brand was founded in 1999 and is known for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The uniqueness is provided by the Panorama Vineyard. The wines it produces are noted for their aromatics and complexity. Julia Jackson is well positioned to help continue to grow her family’s business.

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Julie Zuckerberg: A Luminary in the Recruiting Industry

Most people have little idea how difficult it is to find qualified candidates for highly specialized jobs, but this is what Julie Zuckerberg does day in and day out. Zuckerberg is Executive Talent Acquisition Leader for Private, Wealth & Commercial Clients, Asset Management, and GTO, at Deutsche Bank, where her job is to attract banking professionals of the highest caliber to DB’s North American operations.


Of course, like most people, Zuckerberg did not start at the top. After graduating from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, she went on to New York Law School, where she earned her JD. She thoroughly enjoyed her legal education, and believes that her training in law gives her a significant advantage as a recruiter.


Her first role was at Hudson, one of New York City’s top real estate developers, where she headed up recruitment and HR. She parlayed her experience at the real estate giant into an opportunity to become a recruiter for the banking an financial sector. Zuckerberg continued her work in HR, joining Citi as an executive recruiter, where she revolutionized the company’s recruitment process, bringing it into the twenty-first century. It was at Citi that she honed her skills with complex offer negotiations that serve her well at DB. She spent six year at Citi, eventually becoming Vice President for Executive recruiting.


Prior to talking the helm of the recruiting office at DB, she also worked at the Consumer Bank Division at Citi and New York Life. Just as at DB, at New York Life, she handled the full life-cycle of the recruiting process, and was named Corporate VP. At Deutsche Bank, she was named Vice President of Executive Recruitment. Her responsibilities at Deutsche Bank are complex, from managing the acquisition process to negotiations to training other recruiters. This is no doubt a daunting task. Although the work is challenging, Zuckerberg believes that the key to success is working smarter, not harder. She believes that by honing your skills continually, you will become more productive and accomplish much more in far less time.




Helane Morrison Working To Regain Public’s Trust in Market

Helane Morrison has worked in the financial sector in Northern California for years. She has worked both for the SEC and for a private investment firm. She has dedicated her career towards making investing safe and regulated for everyone. Her work has gone a long way towards regaining the trust of the general public when it comes to the market, especially for women and minorities.

Morrison currently sits as the Managing Director and Chief Compliance Officer of Hall Capital Partners. She has been with the company in this capacity since 2007. Hall Capital Partners is a completely female run investment company. It is also one of the most successful investment companies in the state of California. Morrison joined the company in 2007 as a reaction to the housing market crash. She wanted to be a catalyst for a movement that helped instill trust in the market again for investors in Northern California.

Before joining forces with Hall Capital Partners, Morrison worked to help develop and enforce regulations for the Securities and Exchange Commission in San Francisco. She was the head of the office in the city for 8 years. This office was the headquarters for the SEC in the state of California and 5 other states in the Northwest. Her role with the SEC was primarily enforcing trade regulations. This knowledge led her to move to the private sector as the Director of Hall Capital Partners.

Morrison has always believed in the market. Even after its crash in 2007 she wanted to make sure that the public still had trust for financial and investment professionals. She knew that she could be most effective towards this mission if she worked in the private sector. This, and the commitment to hiring women are what drew her towards Hall Capital Group. On top of her experience, Helane Morrison also has an impressive resume in education. She has a degree in journalism from Northwestern and a law degree from the University of California at Berkley.

Helane Morrison built her career finding and prosecuting those that using predatory or illegal practices when it came to investing. This is especially true during the crash of 2007. This crash was a result of some of the most corrupt practices in lending in history. Morrison was at the forefront of fighting these practices both in the courts and publicly. She always fought for the common man when it comes to the financial sector. This is why she is trusted as the leader of an investment company.