Owner, Chairman, Los Angeles Chargers
WHY: Brought NFL back to OC after 22 years when Rams left Anaheim for St. Louis. Headquartered team’s training, business operations in Costa Mesa’s Hive office complex.
RECENT: Team made second round of playoffs last season, valued at about $2.2B, playing home games in Carson until new Inglewood facility opens in two seasons. News reports suggest team would consider HQ move once Costa Mesa lease is up; says family will “consider options.”
QUOTABLE: “People have been great up in L.A and Orange County, and we still have support in San Diego. I see people all the time coming up.”