Age: 57.Where born: Payson.

Family: Husband Richard Lewis; children Cory Lyman, Kim Baird, Cydney Varner, Tracy Wise, Matthew Lewis and Kristin Lewis.

Education: Utah State University.

Primary products: Temporary clerical, industrial and technical personnel.

Primary markets: Salt Lake City and suburbs.

Number of employees: 14.

Annual sales: $4 million.


First "real" job: Bookkeeper and parts clerk at Case Implement in Payson.

Management style: Choose competent people, give them ownership, flexibility and accountability.

Strategy for success: Strong work commitment; keeping my word; concern for the individual and surround myself with excellent people.

A memorable failure: My first marriage.

Heroes: My mother, a great role model who has experienced much heartache with dignity and still has a zest for living; My Aunt Nancy, who is multitalented with a great capacity for loving; Margaret Thatcher and Barbara Bush.

Leisure time and hobbies: Reading, walking, writing, family parties and "spur of the moment" activities.

Favorite book and movie: "Tree of Liberty" by Elizabeth Page and anything by James Michener. I love Tavia and his philosophy. "Fiddler on the Roof."