Haute 100 San Francisco Update: Nancy Bechtle

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Our Haute 100 list details the accomplishments of the most influential people in each of our markets—Miami, New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. These people continue to make moves, so rather than waiting for the next Haute 100 issue to come out, we thought we’d provide you with regular updates on those Haute 100 members who are making headlines. Check back daily for more info on the most powerful people in your city. Today, Nancy Bechtle continues to do it all at 72.

Nancy Bechtle

Category: Entrepreneurs

Company: Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation

Industry: Finance

What Made Her Haute: In the business world, she made her name known at the Charles Schwab Corp., but her official titles and responsibilities have been many, including CEO of Sugar Bowl Ski Resort; president and CEO of the San Francisco Symphony; CEO of J.R. Bechtle & Co.; vice chairman of Charles and Helen Schwab Family Foundation; and vice chairman of the National Park Foundation.

What Makes Her Haute Now: Bechtle remains a giant among men in the arts and financial industries in San Francisco. In June, Bechtle was awarded the Museum of Performance & Design’s 2010 San Francisco Arts Medallion. The Charles Schwab Corp. has been ranked at No. 449 on the Forbes Global 2000 in 2010.

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