Visionary Award 2017

Nearly 1,000 civic and community-minded individuals recognized and celebrated leadership at the 2017 Visionary Awards, Southern California’s premier leadership recognition event, on Thursday, June 8 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina.

“The theme of this year’s event, ‘Leadership – it’s all about the people,’ was woven throughout the program,” said Paul Komadina, LEAD board member and 2017 Visionary Awards Chair. “In addition to recognizing some extraordinary people, the event gave us the opportunity to wrap up celebration of LEAD San Diego’s 35th anniversary year.”


Delivering Hope

Eric Occhipinti, a lifelong resident of Rancho Peñasquitos, proclaimed, “I enjoy living here because, as they say, ‘Home is where the heart is,’ and my heart beats for PQ.” Describing himself as a “very happy, outgoing, positive, down-to-earth person,” Eric is the owner of an organic cold press juice, snack, and puree company. Hoping to spread the health benefits of his business, Eric founded the nonprofit organization March for Mothers Inc. for those in need of better nutritional health.....


10News LEADership Award Segment

Televised segment of Eric Occhipinti being honored by LEAD and 10News for his philanthropic activities related to health and nutrition, both in the San Diego region and in Mexico.


10News LEADership Award Trailer

This is the trailer of 10 NEWs segment on Eric Occhipinti being recognized for launching an effort to provide healthy food for local mothers and children.

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