Age: 43.Where born: Nyssa, Ore.
Family: Wife Trudy Weixler Beck and children Jennifer, 19; Lisa, 17; Angela, 14; Clay, 11 and Richie, 6.
Education: Brigham Young University, communications. University of Utah, business.
Primary products: The sale and service of Canon Copiers, facsimile machines, color laser copiers, printers, supplies and facilities management programs. Primary markets: Utah, with 18 offices throughout Idaho, Nevada and Colorado.
Number of employees: 710.
Annual sales: Estimated for 1994, $75 million.
First "real" job: Operating farm equipment at age 12 for $1 an hour.
Management style: Surround yourself with great people.
Strategy for success: Stick with something long enough to make an impact. Treat your employees like your customers.
A memorable failure: The ongoing failure of keeping my desk clean.
Heroes: My father, J. Melvin Beck, whose favorite saying was that the most uncommon thing in life is common sense; Paul Harris, founder of Rotary International and my wife, Trudy.
Leisure time and hobbies: Church and community service. Family activities include boating at Lake Powell, snow skiing and traveling.
Favorite books and movie: Books: "Swim With the Sharks" and "What they Don't Teach You at Harvard Business School."
Movie/play: "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "Les Miserables."