People to Watch: 19 of La Jolla's leaders share their goals for 2013

Compiled by Pat Sherman and Ashley Mackin

With the economy in dire straits, redevelopment money drying up, and shoddy streets and dwindling public services reviving the call for La Jolla to secede from San Diego, this year the

La Jolla Light

enlisted a robust regiment of People to Watch — and to count on to help get things done.

The following profiles highlight the talents, vision and dedication of people representing La Jolla’s business and arts communities, as well as civic leaders and the region’s top education official. Each, through his or her own contributions, is poised to help take La Jolla to the next level in 2013. Onward and upward .

BUSINESS

Terrence Underwood

General Manager, Grande Colonial Hotel

“2013 is going to be a very exc