30-Second Guide to the Power 50

Biggest Gainer

Jim Rogers
Duke Energy CEO, from unranked in 2006 all the way to number three.

Most Powerful Nonprofit Leaders, in Order*

Michael Marsicano
Mac Everett
Michael Tarwater
Tim Newman
Bob Morgan
Michael Smith
Ronnie Bryant
Lee Keesler
Cyndee Patterson, Mohammad Jenatian
Andy Calhoun

*Excluding education and religion

By the Numbers

Number of Newcomers: 21
Number of Women: 8
Number of Women in the Top 20: 1
Number of Minorities: 8
Number of Charlotte Bobcats Owners Not Named Bob Johnson: 3  (Everett, Harris, Alexander)
Number named Bob Johnson: 0
Number of Bank of America Executives: 3
Number of Wachovia Executives: Um…
Number of Wells Fargo executives: 0, for now
Number of Billionaires: 1
Number of College Students: 1
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