Education: Kent State University, bachelor’s degree; Case Western Reserve University School of Law, doctorate in law
First Job: A delivery boy at Cleveland Press
How I Motivate Others: By empowering them. Nothing works better than giving people the opportunity to do their jobs.
Best Advice: Recognition should be the result of your efforts, not the reason for your efforts.
Previous Leadership Positions: Mayor, village of Gates Mills; board chair, American Red Cross; board chair, Kent State University
What I’d Tell 16-Year-Old Me: Push yourself. You can do more than you realize.
Who’d Play Me in a Biopic: I wish it would be George Clooney, but it would probably be Steve Buscemi.