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EXECUTIVE FOCUS: DONALD HEIDEL, EXECUTIVE CHEF, SUNDANCE RESORT

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VITAL STATISTICS

Age: 33

Where born: Hyde Park, N.Y.

Family: Wife, Pam; children, Jason, Nicole and Kayla

Education: Graduated from the Culinary Institute of America

Primary product: A unique environment with our guests in mind

Primary market: Local and destination guests

Employees: 30

Annual sales or other business indicator: $3 million

PERSONALITY PROFILE

First "real" job: Ravenueax Country Club banquet chef.

Management style: Treat people with respect.

Keys to success: "I listen to my employees and guests." One lesson I've learned in my work: Lead by example.

What I like about my line of work: The creativity.

Heroes: The one that is in all of us.

Leisure time and hobbies: Cycling and the guitar.

Favorite book and movie: "Steven Covey's 7 Habits"; "JFK."