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Louis Welch

Co-founded LA Fitness chain 1984 with Chinyol Li … largest nonfranchised U.S. operator … $2.1B 2017 revenue, 700+ locations, 30K employees … co-owners: Seidler Equity, CIVC, Madison Dearborn … chain notoriously press-averse … adding amenities … Welch: golfer … bicoastal, super-luxe homeowner … $19.7M cash, 2017, Montage Residences Beverly Hills

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Chris Cotter

6 dealers hips Calif., 9 Ariz. … 3 OC: Irvine, Tustin, SJC … combined No. 15 on Business Journal’s auto dealers list … $114M local revenue … 70 sales, service employees … founded 1946 by Holmes Tuttle; first dealership was first standalone Lincoln purveyor … early customer aspiring actor Ronald Reagan … TCAG owned by Robert Tuttle, Jim Click— Holmes’ son, nephew

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Chris Cotter

$950M revenue 2016 … runs 6 dealerships in Calif., 11 in Ariz. … three are in OC: Irvine, Tustin, SJC … founded 1946, Holmes Tuttle, who once sold a car to aspiring actor Ronald Reagan … Tuttle’s son Robert, nephew Jim Click owners and Cotter’s bosses

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