Ratana Stephens, OBC, founded Nature’s Path Foods with her husband, Arran, in 1985 and has grown the company into North America’s largest independent certified organic breakfast and snack food company. Since 2008, she and her husband have committed to donating almost $40 million to various philanthropic and community causes.
GREATEST SUCCESS: My family (four children, seven grandchildren).
BEVERAGE OF CHOICE: Chai with cardamom, cinnamon and honey.
BEST HABIT: Empathy.
RECOMMENDED READING: Shantaram, Gregory David Roberts, and Built to Last, Jim Collins.