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EXECUTIVE FOCUS: JIMMY TRENT, JR., SR. V.P.,APPLIED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY

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Jimmy Trent Jr.

Senior vice presidentApplied Manufacturing Technology

VITAL STATISTICS

Age: 28

Where born: San Jose, Calif.

Family: Wife, Kim; Children, Skyler, 1, and Jimmy, 4

Education: Bachelor of science degree in manufacturing engineering technology from Brigham Young University.

Primary products: Electronic printed circuit assemblies; mechanical assemblies

Number of employees: 80

Annual sales volume: $4 million plus

PERSONALITY PROFILE

First "real" job: At age 13 was a strawberry picker in Idaho

Management style: Train and provide tools, then let employees govern themselves Keys to success: Open to all suggestions and ideas

One lesson I've learned in my work: Treat everyone how I would like to be treated

What I like about my line of work: Every day is a learning experience; the people

My heroes: My dad Leisure time and hobbies: Love to spend time with my wife and children; also love to attend sports activities and golf

Favorite book: "The Deming Dimension"

Favorite movie: "The Fugitive"