The Carlin Company
Mr. Shipman lives in Napa with his
wife Claudia, and is most proud of his
two daughters, Stevie
, who recently returned from deployment in Iraq, and Britt, who a junior at Sacramento State University
is also a passionate supporter of V-Foundation Wine Celebration for Cancer Research and enjoys snow skiing, tennis, bike riding and collecting wine.
Founder of The Carlin Company
Steve Carlin is a retail marketplace developer and specialty food consultant working on projects in a number of U.S. cities.
He is Founder and CEO of Oxbow Public Market and The Carlin Company and has been directly involved in several transformative retail projects over the last ten years; including the Ferry Building Marketplace in San Francisco, the Oxbow Public Market in the Napa Valley, and Napa Farms Market in San Francisco International Airport in the Bay Area.
His background includes 20 years as Managing Partner of the Oakville Grocery Company, a leading Northern California specialty foods retailer featuring artisan local foods and producers since 1980.
He is an active and sought-after retail consultant in the specialty food industry and a strong supporter of the Buy Fresh, Buy Local farm movement in California.
He served on the Board of Directors for Joseph Phelps Vineyards, in St. Helena, CA, and was President of the Board of Directors for the popular St. Helena Farmer's Market in the Napa Valley.
He is a graduate of the University of South Florida in Tampa and attended Stanford University's Graduate School of Business in 1995.