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OC50 2024: Richard “Dick” Pickup (In MEMORIAM)

Richard “Dick” Pickup (In MEMORIAM)
DONOR
HOAG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL PRESBYTERIAN

WHO: Amassed millions as a stockbroker by following a Warren Buffett playbook (see this week’s Leader Board on page 71).

WHY: Was one of biggest donors for Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian. In 2017, gave $15M to start the Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute.

IN THE NEWS: Gave $50M last November to start the Richard H. Pickup Center for Brain Health; died April 25 at age 90

NOTABLE: Says death of brother from dementia sparked his interest in solving disease

IN THEIR WORDS: “It seems like the medical industry has made so many strives in researching other problems like cancer and heart disease. The brain is the last frontier.”

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Sonia Chung
Sonia Chung
Sonia Chung joined the Orange County Business Journal in 2021 as their Marketing Creative Director. In her role she creates all visual content as it relates to the marketing needs for the sales and events teams. Her responsibilities include the creation of marketing materials for six annual corporate events, weekly print advertisements, sales flyers in correspondence to the editorial calendar, social media graphics, PowerPoint presentation decks, e-blasts, and maintains the online presence for Orange County Business Journal’s corporate events.
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