Where born: Omaha, Neb.
Family: Wife, Susan; children: Katie and Rick
Education: MD from Creighton University, Omaha, Neb.
Primary products: Medical services/residency programs
Number of employees: 40
First "real" job: Working in a hospital as a patient escort in college.
Management style: Coach and facilitator.
Keys to success: Treat people fairly, define expectations clearly, provide feedback.
One lesson I've learned in my work: Get all the facts and both sides of any story.
What I like about my line of work: Great people, interesting medical problems, chance to educate.
My heroes: My mom.
Leisure time and hobbies: Playing with kids, chores around the house.
Favorite book: "Pillars of the Earth."
Favorite movie: "Caddyshack."