Gail Miller is the owner and chairman of the board of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies. Gail and her late husband, Larry, grew their business into one of the largest privately-owned companies in the United States. Beginning with the purchase of Toyota of Murray (Utah) in 1979, the Larry H. Miller Group is now comprised of more than 80 businesses and properties operating in 46 states and employing more than 10,000 people. Gail is a philanthropist who, along with her husband, founded Larry H. Miller Charities, a nonprofit organization, which focuses its charitable giving on health and education programs that support women and children’s issues, as well as the Larry H. & Gail Miller Family Foundation, which supports religious, charitable, scientific, literary and educational programs. Gail also gives generously of her time and resources to civic endeavors.
Ray Klinginsmith, a retired attorney, served as general counsel, Professor of Business Administration, and Dean of Administration for Truman State University. A Rotarian since 1961, Klinginsmith has served RI as President, Director, Foundation Vice Chair and Trustee, RI Board Executive Committee member, Council on Legislation chair, International Assembly moderator, RI Convention committee chair, and District Governor. He is the first Ambassadorial Scholarships alumnus to serve on the RI Board of Directors.
Bill Crim is the President and CEO of United Way of Salt Lake. All you really need to know about Bill is that he is a Chicago Cubs baseball fan AND . . . that one day we will succeed in creating a world where the cycle of poverty no longer exists and where every child in America has the opportunity to reach their full potential.
Dr. Toshiharu Kano
Toshiharu Kano was not yet born when the blast occurred high above Hiroshima. His sister, brother and mother (who was three months pregnant him) lived within one half mile from the Hypocenter of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima. They miraculously survived the concussion force of the nuclear winds and the ensuing firestorm. Toshiharu was born seven months later in March, 1946 at just over 3 lbs. Having survived the early immune deficiencies in childhood, he came to America, graduated from the University of Utah and made a successful career as a Civil Engineer.
William E. Cosgrove, MD, is a past president of the Utah Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is vice chairman of the Utah Medicaid Medical Care Advisory Committee and a board member of the Salt Lake County Board of Health. A pediatrician with 35 years of experience, he will discuss the physical, emotional and behavioral costs of Adverse Childhood Experiences.
Dr. Ananda Bandyopadhyay
Dr. Ananda Bandyopadhyay considers himself a foot-soldier in the battle to eradicate diseases. Ananda grew up in Kolkata, India and completed his medical graduation from Calcutta National Medical College & Hospital with a Gold Medal and multiple honors certificates (2005). He received his Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in Global Health from Harvard School of Public Health (2010).