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EXECUTIVE FOCUS: JACK KUDALE, CO-OWNER, ALPHAGRAPHICS FRANCHISE NO. 69

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VITAL STATISTICS

Age: 57.Where born: Malinager, Bombay, India.

Family: Wife Kathrine Kudale.

Education: Earned bachelor's degree in agriculture in India; master's degree in dairy science, Utah State University; doctorate in food technology, University of Minnesota.

Primary products: Quick copy and print shop.

Primary markets: Salt Lake Valley.

Number of employees: 9.

PERSONALITY PROFILE

First "real" job: Making ice cream and dairy products for $1 an hour at USU's dairy lab.

Management style: I treat my employees like family. I know if I put my trust in them, I'll get good service in return. But when it comes to principles, we are very firm.

Strategy for success: We deliver the quality of a project that the customer expects, even if it takes working through the night.

A memorable failure: I wanted to be a medical doctor, but I couldn't stand the sight of blood and gave up.

Heroes: My father for being unselfish and dedicating his life for India's freedom. John F. Kennedy for fighting for just causes.

Leisure time and hobbies: Cooking international foods and reading political news.

Favorite book and movie: "Bhagavad Gita," a Hindu philosophy book. "Roxanne."