President, City of Hope Orange County
WHY: Runs new OC outpost of cancer-treating hospital, leading region’s most ambitious new healthcare projects in years.
RECENT: $1B commitment to area announced in summer; with new office, hospital and campus at Great Park Neighborhoods in Irvine. Partnering with developer FivePoint on massive project; buying one of its buildings and excess land next to Broadcom’s local ops. Newport Center facility also acquired for new treatment location.
NOTABLE: OCBJ Innovator of the Year winner in 2018; Women in Business winner in 2019.
FUN FACTS: Favorite book: “A Prayer for Owen Meany”; husband, Chuck; six children; 12 grandchildren.