The San Diego 500, The Book of Influential Business Leaders, is the market’s most comprehensive product of people you should know in the business community. The 500 includes business leaders and executives who have founded or are running significant companies in terms of number of jobs, key products and services, experts who raise the level of the industry here and beyond and those who lead in the business community. The 500 is selected by the San Diego Business Journal newsroom.

Genevieve Craig

Co-founder, Jenny Craig

Craig was among the first women to turn a given name into an enduring brand, launching the Jenny Craig weight loss business in Australia in 1983. She and her husband brought it to North County in 1985. Craig has long been involved in the horse racing scene, and her name adorns the University of San Diego Jenny Craig Pavilion, affectionately known as the Slim Jim.