30. Daniel Zingale
Daniel Zingale is a senior vice president of the California Endowment, the well-funded nonprofit that pushes for improved health care, especially for under-served communities. Zingale was Gov. Gray Davis’s cabinet secretary and a senior adviser to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, and also chief of staff to Maria Shriver. He started at the California Endowment in 2009, drawing from his experience as the first director of the California Department of Managed Care to help carry out the organization’s many endeavors to improve the health of underserved communities. In his current capacity, he has a central role in determining where the California Endowment allocates its resources and which projects it ends up funding. And, full disclosure: TCE supports Open California, the 501c3 that publishes Capitol Weekly.
Updated Aug. 29, 2017