EXECUTIVE FOCUS: DOUGLAS R. FONNESBECK, ADMINISTRATOR, ALTA VIEW AND COTTONWOOD HOSPITALS; CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, INTERMOUNTAIN HEALTH CARE INC.'S SALT LAKE VALLEY HOSPITALS.VITAL STATISTICS

Age: 46.

Where born: Logan.

Family: Wife Trissa and five children.

Education: Bachelor's degree, Utah State University, and master's degree in hospital administration, University of Minnesota.

Primary products: Health-care services.

Primary markets: Salt Lake Valley.

Number of employees: 1,600.

Annual sales: $95 million.

PERSONALITY PROFILE

First "real" job: Grocery store bagger.

Management style: Facilitator, friendly, empower the employee and visionary.

Strategy for success: Total quality management. Create a vision. Empower the employee. We are here for the patients.

A memorable failure: Recognizing that people fear change.

Heroes: John F. Kennedy; Reed Fonnesbeck, my father; and Vernon Weckworth, professor at the University of Minnesota.

Leisure time and hobbies: Golf, fishing, science fiction and astronomy.

Favorite book and movie: "Catch 22" and "Star Trek IV."