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EXECUTIVE FOCUS: STUART STANEK, V.P. & GEN. MGR., KLZX AM/FM

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Stuart Stanek

Vice President/general manager, KLZX AM/FMVITAL STATISTICS

Age: 34.

Where born: Mauston, Wis.

Family: Wife Kim and children Derek and Lauren.

Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse.

Primary products: Advertising sales and radio broadcasting.

Primary markets: Local.

Number of employees: 28.

PERSONALITY PROFILE

First "real" job: Advertising salesman, radio station WIZM, La Crosse, Wis.

Management style: Move fast, brainstorm often and foster creativity.

Strategy for success: Determine a market niche and collect the best people possible to dominate that niche.

A memorable failure: I was selling electronic signs placed inside grocery stores on the side and I couldn't devote enough time to it.

Heroes: My parents; Vince Lombardi and Nolan Ryan.

Leisure time and hobbies: Baseball cards, racquetball and computers.

Favorite book and movie: Hunt for Red October; Christmas Story.