Age: 41.Where born: Salt Lake City.
Education: B.A. and master of fine arts, University of Utah.
Primary products: Producing the Utah Arts Festival, which is dedicated to promoting the arts.
Primary markets: More than 90,000 Utah residents and visitors annually.
Number of employees: Four full-time, 20 part-time and 1,000 volunteers.
Annual sales: $538,300 in earned income; $175,000 in grants and contributions; and $35,400 in other money.
First "real" job: Long-distance operator for Mountain Bell.
Management style: Casual, team-based.
Strategy for success: I will succeed if I allow those who work for me to succeed, and there's no such thing as too much advance planning.
A memorable failure: Trying single handedly to keep a tent from blowing over.
Heroes: Xena, Warrior Princess; and Maya Angelou.
Leisure time and hobbies: Reading and traveling.
Favorite book and movie: Book, "100 Years of Solitude"; movie, "Now Voyager."