Sarah Davila Joins The Hess Collection as New Director, Human Resources
Sarah Davila has joined The Hess Collection as director, human resources, overseeing the winery’s Napa based HR operations as well as the needs of the Hess sales organization. She comes to The Hess Collection from a similar position with the Terlato Wine Group.
Davila, who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business and human resources from Sonoma State University, will report to Brian Dunn, executive vice president and chief financial officer at The Hess Collection.
At Terlato, she oversaw HR for Chimney Rock, Rutherford Hill and Sanford Winery. Earlier, she served Treasury Wine Estates as a recruitment specialist concentrating on IT and supply functions. While at The Doctors Company, the nation’s largest provider of physician and surgeon medical liability insurance, she worked as a senior human resources representative, developing employee recognition programs and reengineering performance evaluation systems.
Davila holds an asociate degree in Spanish from Vista Community College in Berkeley, California, as well as a number of HR certifications.
Hess Family Estates produces terroir driven wines on four continents, and includes the wines of The Hess Collection on Mount Veeder in the Napa Valley; Artezin from California’s North Coast; MacPhail Family Wines, with Pinot Noir expressions from California’s greatest growing regions; Peter Lehmann wines from Australia’s Barossa Valley; Colomé and Amalaya from Salta, Argentina; and Glen Carlou from Paarl, South Africa.