Joanne Pastula, president and CEO of Junior Achievement of San Diego and Imperial Counties, center, guides the 60-year-old nonprofit’s efforts in educating youths about practical business and financial matters.

Joanne Pastula, president and CEO of Junior Achievement of San Diego and Imperial Counties, center, guides the 60-year-old nonprofit’s efforts in educating youths about practical business and financial matters. Photo by Melissa Jacobs.

— Joanne Pastula and her staff and army of volunteers at Junior Achievement of San Diego and Imperial Counties Inc...

Andrea Siedsma is a freelance writer for the San Diego Business Journal.

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