Ralph Grippo

PRESIDENT, RESORT PROPERTIES: IRVINE CO.

Oversees three hotels—Pelican Hill, Island Hotel, Hotel Irvine—and golf courses also 600+ boat slips, OC, NorCal under California Recreation Co. … Grippo: some 20 years with Ritz-Carlton including a 2,600- room luxe portfolio in China … joined Irvine Co. 2007; was first Managing Director, Pelican Hill, then being built … bachelor’s hotel, restaurant management U. Mass … ran track in college