Gaye McNutt, JD, co-owns Cadence Winery with her husband Benjamin Smith. She holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Texas, School of Law. She held a position as a Senior Corporate Attorney at Microsoft from 1995 to 2003, when she retired from law to focus on the winery. Her daughter Cara has taken classes at SANCA and enjoys aerial silks. SANCA board member since May 2012.