One person can make a difference, but it often takes a team to bring it all together.
This year's list of the most influential midstate leaders demonstrates power through cooperation and the ability to execute a vision.
In Lancaster, power means maintaining an environment where business owners are willing to make long-term investments that benefit them and open the door for the next project.
In York, homegrown musicians are extending their success into other avenues, such as redevelopment, job creation and laying a foundation for tomorrow.
A Lebanon County engineer is using his position to foster county development, while the CEO of a Harrisburg nonprofit remains focused on community service and neighborhood revitalization.
Meanwhile, the CEO of Rite Aid has the Cumberland County-based pharmacy retailer on the financial mend in his second executive stint. And a retired Air Force major general and Vietnam War fighter pilot is using his powers of persuasion to end the political war of words and, hopefully, the systemic debt in Pennsylvania's capital city.
- Tom Baldrige and Rick Gray: Keys are private enterprise and collaboration, Lancaster leaders say
- Think Loud: Development efforts are another creative process for Live after growing from York to worldwide fame
- Jeannine Peterson: Peterson turns around health center, community
- William B. Lynch: Harrisburg receiver's results-driven, pragmatic approach may have put city's past in rear view
- John Standley: Rite Aid CEO blends financial objectives, community involvement
- Jeff Steckbeck: Steckbeck has hands in the biggest projects in Lebanon County
- Power alumni