Seattle Opera general director Speight Jenkins is a hands-on ambassador.

If they ever create a James Beard Award for brokering restaurant deals, Laura Miller is a shoo-in.

Tim Harris is a people person. “I think that people are sacred,” he says.

In aviation, big jets get all the glory, but Tad McGeer’s development of lightweight, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) demonstrates not only that good things can arrive in small packages, but that they can do so safely and, if his latest project su

“People credit me as the one who started the Tea Party,” says Keli Carender. “I feel like the tinder was already there, ready to burst into flames, and I just lit the match.”

Hanson Hosein isn’t your typical academic.

When John McAdam became CEO of F5 Networks 10 years ago, the company was in shambles.

In September, Seattle-based Group Health Cooperative learned it’s the highest-rated commercial health plan in Washington state—and in the top 50 nationally—in a new ranking by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.