Dimengo, Steven A.
Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs LLC
Education: Doctoral degree, The University of Akron Law School; bachelor's and master's degrees, The University of Akron
First Job: Paper Boy
Toughest Challenge: Running in a 24-hour relay
Greatest Inspiration: Family
Favorite Quote: “Continuous effort — not strength or intelligence — is the key to unlocking our potential.”
Who I Would Call for Advice: Leslie Ungar/Kevin Smith
How I Motivate Others: Empowerment and lead by example
If I Could Have Any Other Job: Teacher/Counselor
Most Inspiring Person: My father
Best Advice: Incremental improvement and accomplish difficult objectives in chunks
Proudest Moment: Honored by my schools
What Keeps Me Up at Night: Perpetual challenges
Previous Leadership Positions: Firm executive committee
Important Lesson Learned: Be a good listener.
Most Important Skill: Patience
What I’d Tell 16-Year-Old Me: Set goals and action items to achieve them.
Hobby/Passion: Exercise while reading
Bucket List: Extensive travel
Fun Fact: I drank a gallon of water daily for 23 years.
Who’d Play Me in a Biopic: Al Pacino