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EXECUTIVE FOCUS: BRAD LEBARON, OWNER & MGR., EAST BAY VILLAGE INN

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Brad LeBaronOwner, manager

East Bay Village Inn

Provo

VITAL STATISTICS

Age: 37

Where born: Provo

Family: Wife, Claudia; children: Stephanie Davis, Sean Ford, Deborah Ford Walden, Eric Ford, Adrian Ford, Melissa Ford and Lindsay Ford

Education: Bachelor's degree in animal science from Brigham Young University

Primary products: Breakfast, lunch and dinner Number of employees: 125

PERSONALITY PROFILE

First "real" job: Meat cutter for small Brea, Calif., butcher shop

Management style: Team management style - open communication

Keys to success: Care about people, never take "no way" for an answer; good organizer

One lesson I've learned in my work: People count - people are the key to success.

What I like about my work: Service

Heroes: President Ezra Taft Benson

Leisure time and hobbies: Family activities, sports as a spectator and participant, shopping (really!)

Favorite book: Sports Illustrated

Favorite movie: "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"