Age: 32\ Where born: Portland, Ore.\ Family: Wife, Rae Ann; three children: Kimberly, Matthew and Jonathan\ Education: Attended Brigham Young University (it was during this time that my partner and I started the safe business)\ Primary product: Manufacturing of home, firearm and business safes\ Primary market: Dealer network and consumers from throughout the United States and internationally\ Number of employees: 42\ Annual Sales: Not available


First "real" job: Auto body assistant at the "The Bump Parlor" in Portland, Ore.; later became the manager.

Management style: Speak softly and carry a big stick. I like taking charge and seeing things through. I'm known as an overachiever.\ Strategy for success: Good ideas combined with aggressive attitude.

A memorable failure: I couldn't do a pull-up in the seventh grade.

Heroes: John Wayne, J. Willard Marriott.

Leisure time and hobbies: Exotic cars and restoration, spending time with family.

Favorite book and movie: "The History of John M. Browning (Gunmaker)" and "Ghost."