212. Anita Zucker
$3.5 billion self-made score: :# source: chemicals age: 65 residence: charleston, s.c. m.ed., u. of north florida ’78 A former elementary-school teacher, Zucker is CEO of Intertech Group, a private, familyowned chemicals manufacturer in Charleston, South Carolina. The company was cofounded in 1982 by her late husband, Jerry, who died in 2008. Intertech generated estimated revenues of $4.1 billion in 2016, has an aerospace engineering unit and owns extensive industrial real estate. The daughter of a Holocaust survivor, Zucker also owns the South Carolina Stingrays, a minor league hockey team.