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EXECUTIVE FOCUS: PAUL NEWMAN, PRESIDENT OF NEWMAN WOOD SYSTEMS

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VITAL STATISTICS

Age: 39.Where born: Spanish Fork, Utah.

Family: Wife Kathy and sons Christopher, 12, Jonathan, 10, Timothy, 8, and Matthew, 3.

Education: University of Utah.

Primary products: Straight, circular and spiral hardwood stairs and installations.

Primary markets: Wasatch Front to West Coast.

Number of employees: 9.

Annual sales: $750,000.

PERSONALITY PROFILE

First "real" job: Construction work - framing.

Management style: Relaxed.

Strategy for success: Offer an excellent product for a fair price.

A memorable failure: Waiting so long to go into business.

Heroes: My dad, who never met a challenge he didn't like.

Leisure time and hobbies: Being a Scoutmaster, hunting, fishing and camping.

Favorite book and movie: Calvin and Hobbes collections and "A Christmas Story."