Place of birth: New York City
Education: Queens College, bachelor’s degree, accounting
First job: CPA, accounting firm Eisner & Lubin
What is your favorite business book? “Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done” by Larry Bossidy
What is the most important business lesson you’ve learned?
You make mistakes, and those mistakes are usually the better learning experiences than the strategies or the decisions that work well.
What are the most important skills that a CEO should possess?
The ability to listen, patience and courage. You have to be able to stand your ground.
Describe your leadership style.
Strategic, inclusive and innovative