PARTNER – Agriculture and Wine Practice Leader

"Supporting growth in Agribusiness, AgTech, Wineries and Emerging Cannabis Industry clients."

Marc Loupé brings more than 25 years of comprehensive global financial and operational management experience to our agricultural-based clients. He helps companies to integrate innovative methods and technologies, so they function effectively. He brings to clients the value of his technical expertise and functional experience in senior financial management roles in a broad spectrum of industries — including agriculture, technology, aviation, real estate, and professional services. His past corporate roles include CFO for AAA (Northern California, Nevada and Utah) and Sage Software-North America and Chief Audit Executive for three publicly-held companies (Ampex, Sun Microsystems and CA Technologies). His accounting, finance and operational experiences include strategy development and implementation, company transformations, acquisitions and divestitures, financial and operational systems implementations, profitability and cash flow improvement programs, improved financial governance and accounting processes, treasury operations, international business, legal operations, human resources, sales development, product line general management and Co-CEO. 

Marc thrives on business challenges. No situation is too complex for him. He is willing and capable to balance current business and technology trends with tried-and-true business and financial management practices. 

Marc’s passion for the agricultural industry is systemic to his life, both professionally and personally. He graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, a major agricultural school. While majoring in Accounting in the School of Business there, he maintained his own vegetable and herb garden as his food source. After graduation, he became a California CPA. He began his professional career first focused on the agricultural industry with clients at Touche Ross & Co. (now Deloitte), a top-tier international CPA firm. His scope continues to expand into contemporary opportunities such as cannabis and Ag-Tech. Delighting in the North Bay, Marc has resided there for more than 30 years. He toggles between Marin, Napa and Sonoma Counties to balance personal and business interests. He holds a Certificate in Accounting and Finance in the Wine Industry from Sonoma State University, a Certificate in Strategy and Marketing from Stanford University, and a Master of Science in Accounting from Golden Gate University. 

At the board level, he is a director of Ramsell Corporation (Strategy Committee Chair), Alzheimer’s Association (Co-Vice Chair), International Wine and Food Society-Napa Valley/Sonoma Branch (Treasurer). His professional affiliations include the Naturally North (formerly known as North Bay Food Industry Group), Association of African American Vintners, Financial Executive International and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. 


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Recent Publications


Agribusiness Trends and Financial Implications June 13, 2019

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Marc Loupe – Cannabis Practice August 30, 2019

Environment, Social Responsibility & Governance April 23, 2019

The Issue – April 2018 In this issue, our Director of Recruiting, Jodi Avina, discusses the ever-changing workplace, and the future qualities required by those who will succeed in that environment.

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