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Tracye Laun Joins the San Francisco Wine School

11 March, 2013

San Francisco, CA - San Francisco Wine School, the Bay Area’s leading wine education and certification program has appointed Tracye Laun as COO and Co-Founder.  Laun brings SFWS over twenty years of experience in education management with unique leadership in secondary, vocational, and higher education public and private sectors. Her specializations include distance learning/e-technology, school start-ups, board governance, professional fundraising and corporate marketing and communications. She holds a Masters in Education: Education Policy and Leadership from Kansas University and a Bachelors of Arts: English Education from Washburn University. She is currently completing her Doctor of Philosophy in Education: E-Technology and Learning from Northcentral University in Prescott Valley, Arizona.

San Francisco Wine School specializes in wine education and certifications geared toward individuals in the wine profession or those seeking a different career path, looking for a foothold in the credentialed arena.  The San Francisco Wine School brings all relevant credential program preparation under one roof, delivering a variety of career-focused learning paths and content-rich programs. The school is in the process of gearing up to expand its offerings and launch one-of-a-kind industry Externships, Boot Camps, and online certification programs.

Laun’s prior roles include serving as the Director of Online Education and System’s Director of Instruction for Pinnacle Career Institution, Vice President of Marketing at CarterEnergy, President and CEO of the Learning Exchange, and Regional Director of Education Operations for Chancellor Beacon Academies.
“I am thrilled to have Tracye join the team. Her drive, energy and experience in career education will be the catalyst to bring our programming and offerings to the next level and beyond,” said David Glancy, Founder and CEO.
About SFWS

The San Francisco Wine School serves to provide world-class wine education and professional training for successful wine careers.   Bringing all relevant credential programs under one roof, students are offered a number of career path choices in the wine business.   A roster of top instructors offers up in-depth certification programs on a frequent basis.

About Founder, David Glancy

One of 129 professionals in North America and 197 worldwide who have earned the title of Master Sommelier. Glancy has held the MS degree since 2004.  Over the last 6 years he guided over 400 students through success on the Certified Sommelier (CS) credential.

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