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Teresa Medearis

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Opera Guild director and thirdgeneration San Franciscan, Medearis is armed with her masters in engineering management from Stanford, and she has held management positions at Hewlett-Packard and Price Waterhouse. She is active on a number of boards and committees throughout the Bay Area, and served as co-chair for the opening night gala of Macy’s Passport […]

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Richard Goldman

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Amassing wealth and then using it to save the world is what makes Richard Goldman one haute philanthropist. 2009 marked the 20th anniversary of the Goldman Environmental Prize, and Al Gore came to San Francisco on Earth Day to award the six recipients with this top honor that recognizes activists for significant efforts to protect […]

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Sanford Ziff

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Ziff, a former optometrist, opened the first Sunglass Hut in 1971 as a freestanding kiosk in the Dadeland Mall. He expanded the brand before selling 75 percent ownership in the ‘80s for quite a hefty profit. When he sold his remaining stake a few years later, he chose to dedicate the rest of his life […]

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Norm Wedderburn

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

A philanthropic leader in high society, Wedderburn’s annual InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish Ball generates more dollars and headlines each consecutive year with its “who’s who” guest list of affluent South Florida VIPs. In 2009, the 15th annual ball raised $1 million to support the foundation’s mission of granting wishes to terminally ill children. Recently, Wedderburn, tapped […]

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Alina & Anthony Shriver

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

In 1989, when he was still in college, Anthony Kennedy Shriver founded Best Buddies International to foster relationships between those with intellectual disabilities and those without. It has since grown to have some 1,500 chapters around the world, positiviely impacting an estimated 700,000 people every year, a number that is set to grow in 2011 […]

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