Raleigh, N.C.

Raleigh, N.C.

O. Temple Sloan Jr.
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How'd he get so rich? Sloan is the founder and chairman of General Parts, the nation's third-largest automotive parts company, which is also the largest privately held company in North Carolina. Sloan likes running a private company, though his employees are owners as well through an employee stock option program.

Learn more about General Parts.