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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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Meet the woman who plays point for Magic Johnson Enterprises

Christina M. Francis, 50, is president of Magic Johnson Enterprises. That's the far-reaching $1 billion Los Angeles investment conglomerate founded in 1987 by the former Lakers basketball player and NBA Hall of Famer.

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As head of the L.A. Chamber, Maria Salinas is getting down to business

It took 130 years for the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce to name a woman or a Latino to the helm, but Maria Salinas' collegial and inclusive style got her the job last year.

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