Fainer Consulting is owned and run by Lea Fainer in Santa Barbara, California. After graduating from the University of California in Santa Barbara, Lea began her professional career working for several state and county environmental and agricultural regulatory agencies. While in government service, she was continually praised for her high productivity, thorough reporting, professionalism, and her ability to effectively engage and assist the regulated community with compliance. In 2007, Lea took a position as ABC/TTB Licensing Specialist for a highly-respected alcoholic beverage compliance company. Managing high volumes of licensing projects required strong organizational, communication, and project management skills. Lea successfully guided many businesses with licensing strategies, submissions, and project consulting.


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Since 2007, Lea has continued her work in the field of alcoholic beverage compliance. She has developed a rapport with many government specialists and compliance professionals, and continues to build on her knowledge in many different subsets of this profession. She offers her clients a highly specialized knowledge of TTB regulations, as well as California ABC/BOE/CDFA regulations. Lea’s talents include the ability to break down and identify compliance options, troubleshoot, and discuss compliance matters in a way that demystifies the process. Clients and past employers have benefited from Lea’s strategic and comprehensive approach to licensing projects as well as her thorough reporting methods and standards that keep production/shipping/inventory recordkeeping and reporting on track.

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