EXECUTIVE FOCUS: MARK DENNIS (DENNY) JENSEN, PRESIDENT/CEO, UTAH DISASTER KLEENUP AND IDAHO DISASTER, KLEENUP ALSO, ELECTRONIC DECONTAMINATION SPECIALISTS, CLEAN AIR CONVEYANCE, REMODELING SPECIALISTS INC. VITAL STATISTICS
Age: 45.Where born: Salt Lake City.
Family: Wife, Kandi Sweeten Jensen; son, Chad, 21; and daughter, Keri, 19.
Education: University of Utah and Boise State, business major, 1985 Certified Restorer (the highest vocational certification of restoration industry).
Primary products: Clean and restore properties and their contents when they are damaged by wind, fire, water or other disasters.
Primary markets: Business, industry and residential properties.
Number of employees: 60, plus a skill bank of subcontractors numbering more than 450.
Annual sales: $7 million.
First "real" job: 7-Eleven clerk.
Management style: Open-door - giving managers and supervisors the ability to uniquely solve problems, control costs and improve quality control.
Strategy for success: Hire the right people, give them the tools and training they need, allow them the freedom of achieving their goals in providing a superior service to our customers, and provide ongoing research and education that will promote continual change and growth.
A memorable failure: Many! If one does not take the risk of failure, one will have fewer successes.
Heroes: Mahatma Gandhi.
Leisure time and hobbies: Instrument-rated pilot, golf and scuba diving.
Favorite book and movie: Anything spiritual or inspirational; "Spaceballs" by Mel Brooks.