Spitzer Management Inc.
Education: Bachelor’s degree, Baldwin
First Job: Washing cars
Toughest Challenge: Dealing with the Great Recession when thousands of auto dealers lost their franchises
Most Inspiring Person: My late father, John A. Spitzer
Best Advice: Discipline yourself to be a good listener.
What Keeps Me Up at Night: As long as all around me are healthy and the economy is sound, I sleep like a baby.
Previous Leadership Positions: Middle management in family business, executive VP of Spitzer Management, dealer principal in several auto dealerships
What’d I’d Tell 16-Year-Old Me: “Always stay humble. No matter how successful you become, never read your press clippings.”
Hobby/Passion: My wife, Pat, and my six children have been my passion, along with my business.