VITAL STATISTICS

Age: 43

Where born: Salt Lake City

Family: wife, Sheila; three daughters, two granddaughters

Education: Bachelor's degree from BYU, master's degree from University of Colorado

Number of employees: 737

Primary products: Health care

PERSONALITY PROFILE

First job: Apprentice horse trainer and groom.

Management style: Set an example, define expectations, give clear directions, provide necessary resources, reward success and have fun.

Key to success: "Success comes when preparation meets opportunity."

Lessons learned: There is always more than one right way to do things.

What I like about my work: Opportunity to serve others.

My heroes: My wife, Sheila, and Lee Staheli, my first boss.

Leisure time/hobbies: Family, church, golf, horses, outdoor activities and reading.

Favorite book: "My Life for the Poor," by Mother Teresa.

Favorite movies: "Steel Magnolias" and "Schindler's List."