CEO, PUBLISHER, ORANGE COUNTY BUSINESS JOURNAL

WHY: Longtime head of OC’s premier business news source, largely responsible for county’s close-knit “community of business.”

RECENT: 2020 marks 30 years as paper’s publisher, but first as host of virtual awards ceremony for paper’s signature events. Saw OCBJ.com’s web traffic reach record highs during pandemic. Became a grandfather to baby Reese.

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NOTABLE: Interviewed this year by President Emeritus Jim Doti for Chapman Connects video series of talks with key area business executives.

2020 HOBBY: Walking the streets, beach and hills of Emerald Bay.