Paul Reed

President and CEO, JC Resorts

Paul Reed heads operations of San Diego-based JC Resorts, which owns and operates several luxury resort and golf properties including Rancho Bernardo Inn, Scripps Inn in La Jolla, Surf & Sand Resort in Laguna Beach, and Temecula Creek Inn in southwest Riverside County. The privately held company was started in 1971 and is named for its founder, James Colachis. Reed joined the company in 1986 and has been involved in negotiating sometimes complex property acquisitions and other real estate deals. He has also served as JC Resorts’ vice president of development, overseeing renovation and expansion projects totaling more than $150 million.

ALMA MATER: Stanford University (A.B., History), Boalt Hall (Juris Doctor)