Where born: Payson, Utah.Family: Husband Bud, son Christopher, 11, and daughter Brittany, 8.
Education: Associate in business from Stevens-Henager College.
Primary products: Residential homes.
Primary markets: Salt Lake Valley.
Number of employees: 2.
Annual sales: $32 million - 222 homes sold in 1994.
First "real" job: Dancing instructor at age 12 to 18-year-olds.
Management style: Manage by example and also focus on participatory management.
Strategy for success: Give people $200 worth of service for a $100 fee. Give clients personal, one-on-one service and international exposure.
A memorable failure: I was fired from my first real estate position. Management didn't feel "women could sell."
Heroes: My mother, who is my cheerleader, real estate trainer Mike Ferry, basketball great Michael Jordan, for doing what others have not done.
Leisure time and hobbies: Travel, family and reading autobiographies of successful people.
Favorite book and movie: "Customers for Life" and "Gone With the Wind."