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7:00pm EDT February 28, 2007

Birthplace: Chicago

Education: Loyola University, bachelor’s degree, business

Whom do admire most in business and why?

My father. He was able to work his way up from the mailroom at Inland Steel Co. He was an executive when I was growing up, but he never missed one of my Little League games.

What are your favorite business publications?

I enjoy reading Business Week, Forbes and Fortune.

What’s been your most important business lesson?

Always stick with your wingman.

What are the three most important qualities that a CEO can possess?

Integrity, respect and loyalty

How would you describe your leadership style?

Coach. I think I learned the greatest lessons of my life playing team sports.