Tim Hanni MW is a resident of Bend, Oregon, and has more than 50 years' experience in virtually every facet of the wine industry. He became the first American to earn the Master of Wine credential in 1990. Tim is the president of Wine Business Education LLC (WBE), which offers wine business education programs as well as financial planning and forecasting calculators and workbooks for more than a dozen universities and institutions, including the Oregon Wine Board. The mission of WBE is to provide online and workshop programs to help wine professionals and enthusiasts learn more about the business of wine from a supply and value chain perspective. Hanni also consults for wineries and wine-related companies around the world.