San Diego Business Hall of Fame Luncheon 2021
When: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
DR. CONSTANCE CARROLL, Former Chancellor of San Diego Community College District (SDCCD), President of California Community College Baccalaureate Association (CCCBA)
Dr. Carroll is the former Chancellor of the SDCCD. Under her leadership, the San Diego Promise initiative was launched and has since become one of the largest tuition free programs in the state. She remains an advocate of the baccalaureate program at SDCCD to address workforce demands in San Diego. Her accolades include being named Top Community College CEO in the nation and was appointed by President Obama to the National Council on Humanities.
DAVID & LESLEY COHN, Cohn Restaurant Group
David and Lesley opened their first restaurant in 1983 and their Corvette Diner in 1987. Now they own and operate 25 restaurants. The Cohn's and their restaurants have received numerous awards for their commitment to their guests and their communities, including the National Restaurant Neighbor award. The Cohn's continue to be leaders in the San Diego hospitality industry. Most recently, the couple launched an employee assistance program as well as a weekly food pantry during the peak of the pandemic.
INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKER: JENN LIM, CEO and founder of Delivery Happiness
In 2010, Jenn managed the book publication of former CEO of Zappos Tony Hsieh's Delivering Happiness. Together, they founded the company Delivering Happiness which helps organizations foster environments that promote happiness and a sense of meaning. Today, Jenn is in the process of launching her own book, Beyond Happiness.
All attendees will be receiving a copy of Jenn's book.
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