Brian Scott is the chief financial officer of AMN Healthcare, an innovator in health-care workforce solutions, including managed services programs, recruitment process outsourcing, and the placement of health-care professionals into temporary and permanent positions.
Bruce Geier is the founder, president and CEO of Technology Integration Group.
Gary Peterson is the president of Gap Intelligence, a values-led corporation that works with information technology and consumer electronics manufacturers by providing up to the minute competitive intelligence information.
Eric Basu is the CEO of Sentek Global, providers of government and commercial information technology solutions, including security, program management, strategic consulting, engineering, software development and acquisition support.
David Pyke is dean of the School of Business Administration at the University of San Diego. Formerly, he was professor of operations management, and associate dean at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.
Scott Kaats is CEO of Bycor General Contractors Inc.
Marilyn O’Neill is the founder and CEO of Nautilus Environmental, a feisty little company of scientists applying toxicology, biology, and ecology to understand, to navigate and to solve complex environmental issues.
Bill Thaxton is a senior vice president with Flocke & Avoyer Commercial Real Estate, and has specialized in leasing and selling shopping centers in San Diego for 32 years.
Joe Alfrey was a co-founder of redIT, and currently serves as managing director and chief financial officer.
Ed Brown joined Cymer Inc. in September 2005 after more than 26 years in the semiconductor industry, having held numerous high-level management positions at several multibillion dollar business groups.
Linda Thomas-Mobley, JD, Ph.D., is the chair of the Construction Management Department at the NewSchool of Architecture and Design in San Diego.
Twenty-some years after graduating from the same small university in North Carolina, their paths came together in San Diego.
Carla Stanley, president of Sedona Staffing-San Diego, established a full-service temporary and direct hire staffing organization in 1986.
CleanTECH San Diego was built on the premise that as resources decrease relative to demand and population increases, societies will have to do more with less.
Stephen Flaim has a doctorate in human physiology and pharmacology.
After spending 20 years in sporting events, facility management and live event production, Lisa Freedman found an opportunity to “pay it forward.”
Ahern Insurance Brokerage is one of the largest independently owned insurance brokerage firms in the country, specializing in the insurance needs of law firms.
James Johnson is president of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, or SDMAC, a nonprofit mutual benefit corporation, whose mission is to support, promote and represent the common business and other interests of the military, members’ quality of life issues, and the defense industry community in the San Diego area.
In March 2003, Vernon Evans joined the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority as the vice president, finance/treasurer and CFO.
Anthony Balsamo is COO and founding partner of Integrity First Financial Group.
Robert A. Rauch serves as president of R. A. Rauch & Associates Inc., the firm that manages the Homewood Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn in Del Mar, and others.
Pauline Martinson is one of San Diego’s modern environmentalists, putting her passion to use in a leadership role at I Love A Clean San Diego.
Neerav Jadeja has served as administrator for Paradise Valley Hospital since May 2011.
Douglas Bryant is president and chief executive officer of Quidel Corp.(QDEL), a leading provider of rapid diagnostic tests and cellular-based virology assays.
DeAnne Steele is a managing director and Western Division investment executive at U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, and has more than 18 years of investment experience in California and New York.
Craig Irving, a third generation San Diegan, has made a significant contribution to the business and charitable community of San Diego for over 25 years.
As director for The San Diego Women’s Foundation, or SDWF, Tracy Johnson oversees the organization’s operations, including building and supporting its membership and philanthropic programs, ensuring that both members and community partners (grantees) experience and take advantage of all that SDWF offers.
Craig Collins is president and CEO of La Jolla-based health care technology firm Perminova, which recently closed a $7 million Series A round of funding.
Deloitte is a professional services organization that provides audit, consulting, financial advisory and tax services to clients in a wide variety of industries.
The San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp. went through some significant changes in 2011, said COO Lauree Sahba. Sahba, who has been with the organization since 1999, has been a part of setting a new course for the organization’s economic development program. EDC refocused its resources to promote the region for investment and provide economic development services to expanding companies. “We owe a great deal to our former Chairman Bill Geppert, who stepped in as interim CEO — after Julie Meier Wright retired in June — to maintain a strong finish for 2011,” Sahba said.
As a wealth management adviser and vice president with the Private Client Reserve at U.S. Bank, Joye Blount helps financially successful individuals and their families meet their unique financial needs.
Sullivan International Group Inc., is an applied science, environmental and technology firm that has been serving clients worldwide for the past 13 years. Steve Sullivan founded the firm after a successful career in the United States Navy submarine force.
Nancy Jamison is the executive director of San Diego Grantmakers, a nonprofit membership association for organizations that engage in philanthropy.
Doug Hecht is president and chief operating officer of Digitaria, OMMA Magazine’s 2011 Design/Interactive Agency of the Year
As a founding partner of the Verant Group, a San Diego-based restaurant and bar organization, Eric Lingenfelder can say he is living up to his dream.
Laura Stansberry is a senior vice president and the regional managing director for Wells Fargo Private Bank in San Diego and the Inland Empire.
Mike Erwin joined Colliers International’s brokerage office in Carlsbad as a senior vice president. Erwin provides a wide array of real estate services, including investment sales and acquisitions, build-to-suit transactions, and landlord and tenant leasing.
Jesseca Saenz-Gonzalez is the chairwoman for the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
With over 15 years of experience, Carmen Vann is Turner Construction Co.’s most senior executive with a singular focus on the new $140M San Diego Central Library, one of most anticipated construction projects in the region.
Don Casey is the CEO of the West Wireless Health Institute, an independent, nonprofit medical research organization whose mission is to lower health care costs through technology and innovation.
Andrew Lee is CEO of ESET North America.
Lars Helgeson is the founder of GreenRope, a Web-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software package which includes email marketing, sales pipeline tracking, marketing automation, project management, event management, websites with e-commerce, Web analytics, forum, wiki, and social media management tools all integrated into one platform.
Architect Jon Dominy’s custom residential portfolio is valued at well over $25 million and includes contemporary urban condos, a custom “Home of the Year,” and several multimillion dollar homes in La Jolla and Del Mar for the CEOs of San Diego’s largest companies.
Jason Kulpa is the founder and CEO of Underground Elephant, a performance-based online marketing company that specializes in providing customers to large ticket service providers.
A new four-story building being built in the heart of the San Diego Mesa College campus that will house classrooms, laboratory space and offices for the departments of biology, chemistry, mathematics and physical sciences.
Ann Tartre is the executive director of the Equinox Center, a nonpartisan, not-for-profit policy, research and communications organization focused on how the San Diego region can achieve a more prosperous economy, healthy environment and outstanding quality of life for all its residents.
Frank Dudek is founder and president of the eponymously named Encinitas-based environmental and engineering services company: Dudek.
After more than 29 years in the construction business, Jay Leopold, regional manager for DPR Construction, says he is still inspired by the energy, creativity and excitement that come with every day.
Mike Arms is president of Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe
Bernadette Bach, senior vice president, is primarily responsible for establishing and building new business relationships for City National Bank in San Diego.