Ralph Opacic

FOUNDER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: ORANGE COUNTY SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

30-year-old public charter school … gala spring 2017 raised $1.4M, including $250K from Mohamed El-Erian, OC 500 to support students … No. 2 charter HS in Calif., No. 7 U.S. … nods from Kennedy Center, NEA, U.S. Dept. of Ed. … Newsweek, USC … CEO, California School of the Arts, Duarte ... B.A. music, CSULB; M.S. education, National U.; Ed.D., USC