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Tina Carpenter
Owner/Creative Director

Since 1990, Tina's experience spans both the agency and client side, an invaluable asset for a brand consultant/creative director. Working with clients such as Keebler, The National Dairy Board and Fischer Nut Co., her history as a brand manager and art director in advertising has cultivated a keen sense of strategic marketing in her work. Since her move to Napa Valley in 1995, Tina combines her professional experience in the food industry with her wine career, beginning at Colonna Farrell Design as the company's first project manager. She led their design management team across multi-faceted projects in luxury goods, both food and wine, to include package development, brand identity, nomenclature development and print collateral work.

As owner of Carpenter Creative, her focus has been on developing luxury-branded, artisanal goods, including boutique wines, distilled spirits and food packaging and branding. Tina has shaped her business model on being "part of your team", the go-between you and your printer, manufacturers and ultimately your consumer.

In addition to her professional involvement in wine and food during the day, Tina headed the Napa Valley Slow Food Convivium with her husband, Chris, from 1998-2010.