Deanna Starr - CFO & Winemaker
As a registered nurse and home winemaker, Deanna decided to change her career and become a full time winemaker. Along with being Milano Winery’s winemaker, Deanna brings her extensive computer experience to VinNOW clients. Deanna worked in management positions in multi-specialty medical groups, hospital materials management and home health services. She was in charge of converting a 425 bed hospital’s manual purchasing system to an automated purchasing and inventory system in 1986. Deanna was the Clinical Consultant for the development of a patient database, medical record and remote 24 hour telephonic monitoring system for a home health agency and pharmacy covering patients throughout California. She furthered her computer experience by participating in the selection of and hands-on implementation of a patient documentation and billing system for a ten-office home health agency located in California and Ohio.
At Milano Winery, as winemaker, she is responsible for all production, inventory, purchasing and compliance tasks as well as overseeing the Tasting Room, Wine Club operations and accounting.