First job: Newspaper carrier. Out of college, in the Chicago office of L.B. Foster
What is your favorite business book?
“Good to Great,” by Jim Collins
Whom do you admire most in business and why?
Jack Welch, for his ability to transfer a strategy into operational reality, his relentless drive for change throughout the organization and the way he drove operational improvement through processes like Six Sigma and lean
How would you describe your leadership style?
I’m very dedicated to the company. I’m results-driven, involved and hands-on. I have a belief in my staff’s ability to do the right thing, and I empower them to do so.