Lynda Resnick: co-chairman, Roll International Corp.
Lynda Resnick is co-chairman of Roll International Corporation, which includes a collection of healthy brands like
POM Wonderful, Teleflora, FIJI Water, Paramount Farms and Citrus: Everybody's Nuts Pistachios, Almond Accents, Cuties mandarin oranges.
She and her husband Stewart also owned and ran the Franklin Mint from 1985 until 2005 when they sold this business.
Her new book Rubies in the Orchard – How to Uncover the Hidden Gems in Your Business is a beautiful balance of marketing wisdom and impressive biography.
Lynda is also on the Executive Board of The Aspen Institute and a patron of the arts as Vice Chairman of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Board of Trustees.
In 2008, Lynda and her husband announced a $45 million gift to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for the construction of a new exhibition pavilion to be called the Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion, as well as $10 million in artworks.
She is also a trustee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, one my favorite museums in the world.
Lynda is also actively involved in medical programs at UCLA, where in 2005, the Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital was named for her and her husband.
She additionally serves on the Executive Board for the UCLA Medical Sciences; the Prostate Cancer Foundation and the Milken Family Foundation.