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  3. Junki Yoshida

Junki Yoshida


Yoshida is the founder of Yoshida Group, the holding company of 18 corporations. Since flying to the U.S. all by himself in 1969, he established Yoshida Foods after working as a martial arts instructor in Washington, and a police officer for the Oregon County Police. Having achieved sensational success with his soy sauce based Yoshida Gourmet SauceĀ®, he is now the current chairman and CEO of the holding company, which makes approximately 30 million dollars a year. In 2003 he received Highline Community College Distinguished Alumni Award.