Donna's reputation as a community leader continues after her successful career: Building a wine label that represents not only herself but all of her SisterFriends.
Bertony Faustin says, "It's great that I'm the first but most important that I'm not the last." When referring to his title as Oregon's first Black winemaker
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In this interview, Donna talks about how she decided to go into the wine industry after being distinguished and recognized for her hard work in social services working with people with develo...
Stoney is the first recorded black woman winemaker in Oregon.
This isn’t Stoney’s only first. In 1988, she was the first black woman to become a Multnomah County human services case manager in Oregon. Just over 16 years ago, she started StoneyBrooke Residential Services, group homes for peo...
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With personal savings she built over the years, Stoney was able to finance her new venture herself.
"I knew someday this is something I wanted to do, and I was smart with my money from a young age and put money back to invest in myself," Donna said.