DAVID J ECKERT, grew up in Wisconsin and has lived all around the world in Japan, Singapore, South Korea, London, Netherlands and just relocated back to the west coast to Healdsburg and San Francisco from New York City. David’s wife, Sachiko comes from Japan, and their son, Enzo goes to school at the Cathedral school for boys and attends the SF Ballet School in San Francisco. David has a strong commitment to education excellence and grew up in a family of educators with two grandparents and his mother all teaching and working in education administration. David currently operates the winery Zo Wines, the Irish Rose Inn, his own estate vineyard in Dry Creek Valley, as well as works with FFL Partners in San Francisco in Private Equity. David earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.