JA Role Models: 2013 Hall of Fame Laureates

Annually, we honor remarkable individuals in San Diego community at our elegant event--San Diego Business Hall of Fame.

This year, at the 25th anniversary of our inspiring fundraiser, we will celebrate the accomplishments of four business community members: 

Dr. Ken Blanchard 

Ken is a prominent, sought-after author, speaker and business consultant. He is also the co-founder and Chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies®, an international management training and consulting firm that he and his wife, Margie Blanchard, began in 1979 in San Diego, Calif. 


Dr. Margie Blanchard

Margie has earned a reputation worldwide as a compelling motivational speaker, an accomplished management consultant and trainer, a best-selling author and an entrepreneur. As co-founder of The Ken Blanchard Companies®, she works with Ken, developing the company into one of the premier management consulting and training companies.


Thella Bowens 

Thella serves as president/CEO of the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, the owner and operator of San Diego International Airport as of Jan. 1, 2003. She manages the Authority, its operating and capital budgets, and nearly 360 employees. She also currently oversees the Authority’s terminal development program.


Greg Lucier 

Greg is CEO of Life Technologies, a global life sciences leader committed to providing innovative products in the areas of scientific research, genetic analysis and applied sciences. He applies more than 25 years of strategic management to shape an era of personalized medicine where researchers can efficiently read and write DNA for humanity's benefit. 


Meet and honor our laureates with us on Nov. 8 at our 25th Annual Business Hall of Fame. Our event will feature:

  1. Cocktail reception presented by California Bank & Trust
  2. Three-course dinner program
  3. Live auction

You can purchase tickets online by Oct. 23, 2013. Interested in sponsoring? Have any other questions? Please contact Tracy Nakamura at or 619-906-4925.

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