Laura Schwab

Laura Schwab

President, Aston Martin Americas

WHY: San Clemente resident the first female president for luxury British automaker, responsible for marketing, sales and service in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, and South Americas.

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RECENT: First all-electric model, Rapide E, introduced this year, can travel over 200 miles on a single charge, some 155 cars will be made. Next up: company’s first SUV, and plans to boost overall production to about 14,000 vehicles.

NOTABLE: Headlined Business Journal’s Women in Business event, spoke on breaking into male-dominated industry. Carmaker seeing larger push into OC with new dealership in Crystal Cove.

FUN FACTS: Varsity tennis in high school and college, including captain of Notre Dame team; favorite book, “The Great Gatsby,” TV show, “Seinfeld.”

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