Anne Sambado

Anne Sambado is an entrepreneur with successful ventures as a vintner and a property manager. She owns Tom and Annie Vineyards, LLC, in California's Sonoma County wine region, and Annie's Rentals, LLC, based in Morada, California. Since starting Annie's Rentals in November 2008, Ms. Sambado has expanded its properties to include five rental homes in Tracy, California, and a vacation rental home on Lake Tulloch. In 2010, Anne Sambado embarked on a new venture with Tom and Annie Vineyards, LLC, which includes two vineyards in Healdsburg California.

As a landlord, Ms. Sambado strives to treat tenants with compassion and respect, and to make them feel at home. She takes to heart her role as an equal-opportunity landlord, welcoming tenants who have suffered financial hardships. For vacationers renting her Lake Tulloch property, Ms. Sambado seeks to ensure smoothness in what can be a tedious transaction. This effort, combined with convenient amenities in a sparkling-clean home, has earned Ms. Sambado happy, repeat customers.

Ms. Sambado is the owner and Chief Executive Officer of Tom and Annie Vineyards, LLC. She also works as the winemaker, even helping to pick grapes. The Vineyards grow half a dozen varieties of wine grapes. Their yields permit them to produce their own estate-bottled wines and to sell grapes to other wineries.

Anne Sambado enjoys cooking, boating, and traveling. She holds a Bachelor of Science from Santa Clara University, where she studied psychology and biology. She also played on the Women's Soccer Team, serving as its captain and winning the Pat Malley Award in her senior year. A single mother of two, Ms. Sambado is actively involved in her children's activities, serving as the coordinator of the Annunciation School Art Docents and helping with the St. Luke's children's choir.