Education: Case Western Reserve University
Toughest Challenge: Like many entrepreneurs, the greatest challenge I face is balancing the needs of my family and business.
Greatest Inspiration: I am inspired by the compassion and generosity shown by privately held business owners during the sale of their businesses.
How I Motivate Others: I believe that caring about your team members and being willing to fully engage yourself in your business is the best way to motivate your team.
Best Advice: My father used to always say, “The business of business is people, and if you want to succeed in business, you must understand how to read and motivate people.”
Important Lesson Learned: A good reputation is more valuable than money. Take care of your character above all other things, and your reputation will take care of itself.