Susan Parks

CHIEF EXECUTIVE: ORANGE COUNTY UNITED WAY

Named to role in June … replaced retiring Max Gardner, OC 500 2016 … $28M assets … founded OC United Way’s Women’s philanthropy fund … has raised $36M since 2002 … founder, CEO, wellness firm ... former exec Gateway, Kinko’s … Business Journal Women in Business 2007 role models: ‘my mom and dad’ … three words: ‘persistence’