Matt Kaulig

Executive chairman, Kaulig Cos.

Highlighted involvement: Kaulig Charitable Giving Programs, Samantha’s Gift of Hope

In the news: This year was a busy one for Kaulig, who founded LeafFilter in 2005 and whose company now operates brands in five different verticals. Kaulig became a minority investor in the Cleveland Guardians this summer and his company will become the title sponsor for the PGA Tour Champions event at Firestone Country Club in 2023. Kaulig Racing also deepened its NASCAR investment, fielding two full-time Cup Series charters for the first time in 2022.