Where born: Ogden.Family: Husband, Don, and two Shetland Sheepdogs, Nettie and Willie.
Education: University of Utah: Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and Master's in Business Administration.
Primary products: Financial services. Area of responsibility is residential mortgage loans.
Primary markets: Intermountain West, California and Oregon.
Number of employees: 400 corporate, 141 in residential lending division.
Annual sales: $200 million in mortgage loans closed. Company services $2.5 billion in mortgage loans.
First "real" job: In a cold, windowless room, I made address-o-graph plates for each borrower in the servicing portfolio.
Management style: Get team consensus where possible. Delegate but have controls in place to measure performance. Set an example.
Strategy for success: Be willing to do more. Help where needed. Have unquestionable ethics and strive for excellence.
A memorable failure: I had the "lead" in a junior high drama guild play, "Blue Moon." On the afternoon of the performance, I started nervously laughing and couldn't stop. The play had to be canceled.
Heroes: Many people who quietly but tirelessly volunteer for worthwhile causes. Margaret Thatcher for her strength.
Leisure time and hobbies: Nature photography, hiking, reading, travel and skiing.
Favorite book and movie: "Crossing to Safety" by Wallace Stenger; Babette's Feast and Fiddler on the Roof.