John Molina, JD

Chief Financial Officer, Molina Healthcare

AWARDED: Hispanic Businessman of the Year

John C. Molina is the chief financial officer of Molina Healthcare, a company his father founded 35 years ago. As CFO, John oversees all financial and corporate development functions including accounting and finance, treasury, investor relations, marketing, human resources and market expansion.

During Molina’s tenure as CFO, the company has gone public and more than doubled the number of Medicaid lives it covers, as well as tripled revenues. The company footprint has expanded from operations in four states to 11 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico since the company’s IPO in July 2003.

In addition to serving as CFO, Molina has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank. He is the chairman of the Board of Directors of the Aquarium of the Pacific and a member of the Board of Directors for the Long Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau. He is also on the board of the 49er Foundation at California State University, Long Beach.

In the past, Molina has served on the Board of Directors for the Downtown Long Beach Business Associates, the Long Beach Community Foundation, the California State University Foundation, the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles and the Southeast Division of the American Cancer Society of California.

Molina received his bachelor’s degree in economics from California State University, Long Beach, where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society. He also earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Southern California.