Michael Dan Smith
Vice president and general counselNu Skin International
Where born: Salt Lake City
Family: Spouse, Kay Smith, and seven children
Education: B.S. political science at Brigham Young University; J.D. from University of Utah; MPA from BYU
Primary products: Personal care and nutritional products
Number of employees: More than 1,500
Annual sales volume: $500 million
First "real" job: Greenskeeper, Willow Creek Country Club.
Managment style: Promote initiative and provide support.
Keys to success: Excellent education and interest in people.
One lesson I've learned in my work: Be slow to judge; gather all the facts.
What I like about my line of work: Association with co-workers.
My hero: Abraham Lincoln.
Leisure time and hobbies: Golfing, running and family.
Favorite book: "Lila."
Favorite movie: "City Slickers."