ESPN Cleveland/Good Karma Brands
Education: Lehigh University
Toughest Challenge: Continue to grow to a point where I can work more on the business than in the business. The challenge is not interfering in the business and allowing my teammates and the leaders within the office to do what they do best and play to their strengths.
How I Motivate Others: I hope I motivate others by finding out what’s important to them and making sure I keep that in mind.
Most Inspiring Person: My wife, Deborah. I think we are all wired to handle certain challenges in life. Deborah is a planner and likes to know what is coming next. Life threw her a few curve balls, and she has persevered through them.
Best Advice: Listen to understand, not to answer or respond
Important Lesson Learned: Make sure our culture is always evolving. Don’t look for culture fits. Look for core value fits
and those who will grow your culture.