CORPORATE VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL, EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORP
WHY: Longtime OC GC has risen through the corporate legal ranks at several prominent OC companies. Edwards the largest public firm in OC by market cap.
RECENT: Named to current post mid-2019, succeeding 2018 OC 500 listee Aimee Weisner.
NOTABLE: Previously chief legal officer, CoreLogic; executive vice president and general counsel at Allergan; senior vice president and general counsel, Beckman Coulter. Has served boards Janus Capital, Bio-Rad Labs.
2020 HOBBY: New York Times Spelling Bee game.