Where born: Buffalo, N.Y.
Family: Wife Terry; sons Jim, 23 months, and Dan, 7 months.
Education: BS in business management from Montana State University.
Primary products: Discount retail, full lines.
Primary markets: Davis County.
Number of employees: 85
First "real" job: Kmart trainee, hired out of college in 1985.
Management style: Hands-on, participative.
Strategy for success: Get involved. Give customers what they want, when they want it.
A memorable failure: Failing to win state championship high school football game.
Heroes: John Wayne
Leisure time and hobbies: All outdoor sports, football, baseball, basketball.
Favorite book and movie: "These Thousand Hills" by A.B. Guthrie, book; "True Grit," movie.