John is now sole owner of Colich and Sons and founder of U-Liner, Inc., which has evolved into Southwest Pipeline and Trenchless Corp.
Colich and his wife Janine have four children. Part of their family legacy at PLCM is the Emergency Department in San Pedro that will bear the Colich name along with the Paullin name — paying tribute to the special friendship shared with fellow trustee, Mark Paullin.
What motivates your desire to give back?
I have made many great lifelong friends through my service.
Why do you support the Medical Center?
I admire and respect the quality of care provided to patients, including my family and others I know from the community.
Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
Former Foundation board chair Dick Brombach and I are good friends, and we were both on the track team at USC. He brought me into the Providence Little Company of Mary family.