President & CEO
The Scott Fetzer Co.
Education: Kent State University, bachelor’s degree in business administration; Case Western Reserve University School of Law, doctorate in law
First Job: Associate trial attorney at a Cleveland law firm
Greatest Inspiration: My parents
How I Motivate Others: By giving them responsibility and the latitude to do their jobs and make their own decisions
Most Inspiring Person: Ken Semelsberger, the previous CEO at Scott Fetzer and my mentor and friend for 35 years
Best Advice: If you continue to work on the right things in business, eventually good things will happen, particularly if you listen and treat people with humility.
Previous Leadership Positions: Partner at a Cleveland law firm and divisional president at three separate operating units at our company