Age: 40.Where born: Salt Lake City.

Family: Wife Kathie and children Allison, John and Jeffrey.

Education: Graduated from Highland High School. Attended the University of Utah.

Primary products: Sales and service of Pontiac, Subaru and Toyota vehicles.

Primary markets: Intermountain area.

Number of employees: 127.

Annual sales: $46 million.


First "real" job: Standing on a milk box to wash cars.

Management style: Find the best employees and let them run the show.

Strategy for success: Our products don't compete, our employees do. By choosing the right people, training them and then providing an environment that rewards success, we all win.

A memorable failure: The restaurant business is a lot more difficult than it looks.

Heroes: W. Clement Stone, John F. Kennedy and Harry Carleson.

Leisure time and hobbies: Kids, golf, tennis and skiing.

Favorite book and movie: Book: Kent Family Chronicles. Movie: Field of Dreams.