Chairman, Contrarian Group
WHY: Five decades in Orange County business, civic and investment involvement, with a storied résumé that includes organizing the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, serving as Major League Baseball’s commissioner and part of Pebble Beach ownership with Arnold Palmer, Clint Eastwood. Founded Newport Beach private equity firm Contrarian Group in 1989.
RECENT: Philanthropic efforts ongoing through Peter and Ginny Ueberroth Family Foundation.
NOTABLE: Named Time’s “Man of the Year” after first-ever profitable U.S. Olympic Games.