Education: Carnegie Mellon University, chemical engineering
First job: Process design engineer, PPG Inc.
Favorite business books: “Good to Great,” by Jim Collins. Anything I can get my hands on that deals with leadership
Whom do you admire most in business and why?
I admire characteristics in different individuals. I try to find the characteristics and the things that they do that inspire people.
How would you describe your management style?
I try to be honest with individuals to maintain their trust, whether it’s a shareholder, a co-worker and board member, or my children.