I was a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. I could engage a target from 500 yards and fieldstrip an M-16 blindfolded. After serving with some of the bravest people I’ve ever met, I traded my weapon for a camera — and learned about myself. I’m not a doctor, but I’ll have a look at it.
This year’s list features innovators, disruptors and creators who are invigorating our cities and challenging the status quo. The impact they’ll make in our local communities and beyond will help define our future.