Shannon McLaren is currently Chief Financial Officer at Frog’s Leap Winery. In this role, she’s responsible for all aspects of the company’s financial processes including, accounting, financial planning and analysis, strategic planning, tax and treasury, in addition to legal, information technology and human resources.
McLaren’s experience in wine, prior to joining Frog’s Leap, includes CFO positions with Huneeus Vintners and Crimson Wine Group (OTC Markets: CWGL) and Wente Family Estates, where she was Corporate Controller. Prior to that, she worked in both Finance and Accounting with The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) and spent seven years with KPMG LLP in their Nova Scotia, Canada and Mountain View, California offices. Having worked in the wine industry for over a decade, she has been invited to speak on several occasions at the Wine Industry Financial Symposium and CalCPA’s Wine Industry Conference.
McLaren has a Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting from Cape Breton University in Nova Scotia and successfully earned both her Canadian and California CPA licenses.