“We know that in order to succeed in the 21st century economy you must be able to compete globally, collaborate regionally and execute locally,” says Dr. Joel L. Kinnamon, Superintendent/President of College of the Desert.
Christopher Kennedy, formerly a stockbroker in Los Angeles, opened his interior design firm 10 years ago in Palm Springs and has since found a rewarding marketplace.
He started his career photographing the valley’s iconic architecture. “Today many of my clients are architects, interior designers, and builders,” Kaminsky says.
“Helping people earn an education is the most important thing we can do for humanity,” says Bighorn Golf Club Chairman R.D. Hubbard. His strong beliefs led him to form the R.D. & Joan Dale Hubbard Foundation.
When Rolf Hoehn joined Desert Champions in 2006, he and company owner Larry Ellison envisioned the BNP Paribas Open and Indian Wells Tennis Garden becoming the Coachella Valley’s grandest attraction.
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians has a special place in the history and heritage of the Coachella Valley — and a vital role in the future of the area.
After graduating from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, Dr. René Dell’Acqua opened her dental practice in the Coachella Valley to offer “five-star care in a five-star city.”
When Singh Chandi came to the Coachella Valley more than 20 years ago, he rode on the hope of achieving the American dream.
When Carolyn Caldwell was researching a career move, Desert Regional Medical Center impressed her. “It is truly comprehensive,” she says. “We are the only Level II Trauma Center in the Coachella Valley, we deliver more than 3,000 babies every year, and we have a comprehensive cancer center.
Actress and philanthropist Joyce Bulifant sees the new four-year degree programs at Cal State San Bernardino’s Palm Desert Campus as the future of the desert.