Chairwoman, CEO, Pool Water Products
WHY: Launched water testing venture with late ex-husband, Marvin. Turned $500 loan into $100M-plus pool products firm. Among largest woman-owned business in OC.
RECENT: Philanthropic efforts constant, catch her at Segerstrom Center and CHOC.
NOTABLE: Funded Chapman University’s Allred Aquatics Center, given honorary doctorate from the university. Business Journal Women in Business Lifetime Achievement award, 2014.