Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Butler University
First job: Staff accountant at Coopers & Lybrand
Whom do you admire most in business and why?
The late Irwin Miller, chairman and CEO of Cummins Engine, because of his commitment to integrity and fairness, regardless of the consequences
What has been your most important business lesson?
Identify problems early on and deal with them because they always get worse if you don’t.
What is you favorite business book?
“Good to Great,” by Jim Collins
How would you describe your leadership style?
Open, consensus-based but decisive. Discuss an issue, listen to all points of view, make a decision and stick with it.