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EXECUTIVE FOCUS: CHARLES MICHAEL “MIKE” VANCHIERE, VICE PRESIDENT, BRANCH MANAGER, DESERET CERTIFIED DEVELOPMENT CO., OREM

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VITAL STATISTICS

Age: 39Where born: Baton Rouge, La.

Family: Wife, Rhonda; children: Jennifer, 16; Rachel, 15; Michael, 14; Jeffery, 11; Amy, 7; and Bryce, 5.

Education: Bachelor's degree in political science, Louisiana State University, 1978; master's of public administration, Brigham Young University, 1983.

Primary products: SBA 504 and 7-A financing; loans for land, buildings, machinery and equipment.

Number of employees: Utah County, 3; total, 14

Annual sales volume: $42 million in loan volume for 1994

PERSONALITY PROFILE

First "real" job: Redevelopment analyst for Provo City Redevelopment Agency, 1983.

Management style: Provide general direction and let my employees run as fast and far as they are able; I expect a lot but allow them to take risks and grow.

Keys to success: Treat my clients the way I want to be treated. Be open and honest.

One lesson I've learned in my work: Admit your mistakes, "pay the piper" and learn from that mistake.

What I like about my line of work: Meeting many new people and developing professional and personal friendships.

Heroes: Spencer W. Kimball and Robert E. Lee.

Leisure time and hobbies: Reading and collecting any and everything relating to the Civil War; I go back east and down south to visit battlefields and dig for relics.

Favorite book: "As a Man Thinketh."

Favorite movie: "Les Miserables" with Anthony Hopkins.