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Ronald D. White

Ronald D. White in a general assignment reporter whose work includes leadership profiles, innovations in manufacturing, retail and business trends. White did stints as a reporter for the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot and as a reporter and then as a staff writer, assistant editor and editorial writer for the Washington Post before coming to the Los Angeles Times in 1993.
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This student activist graduated to fighting healthcare inequities, building a free clinic into AltaMed Health Services Corp.

Castulo de la Rocha, who participated in the Chicano civil rights movement, channeled that desire for change into building AltaMed Health Services Corp., California's largest government-supported community healthcare system.

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Veggie Grill's T.K. Pillan learned to harness the power of plants

T.K. Pillan is a serial entrepreneur and the co-founder and chairman of Veggie Grill. He's also the co-founder and partner at Powerplant Ventures, an equity fund investing in emerging consumer food, beverage and foodservice companies.

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