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
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.
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."