As the Coachella Valley Water District’s youngest-ever director, Katie has navigated through her share of skeptics.
Dennis Flaig, general manager at Saks Fifth Avenue, is as passionate about local prosperity as he is about helping guests dress fashionably.
“I’ve wanted to be a pastor as long as I can remember,” says Derek Fossey, senior pastor at Hope Lutheran in Palm Desert.
At Live Well Clinic in La Quinta, Dr. Sonja Fung gets to the root cause of her patients’ health issues and encourages their journey to sustainable health.
As the owner and operator of Power Yoga Palm Springs, Kimberleigh Funkey teaches people of all ages, including children with cerebral palsy.
Jenny Gil moved her family from Miami to Palm Springs to direct Desert X, the biennial exhibition of site-specific art.
Marcie Graham fell in love with La Quinta’s serene vibe and made it her mission to share the city’s cachet using a fresh, modern take.
Born and raised in Palm Springs, Chelsea Healey credits her father for ensuring she was invested in the community at a young age.
Christy Gilbert Holstege ran for Palm Springs city council to give her fellow millennials a strong voice in shaping the future.
Andie Hubka created the Cork & Fork restaurant in La Quinta, which was among the first of its kind in the valley to serve up small plates.