"El Dorado, Arkansas."
MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSONS:
"Certainly my grandfather. He was an entrepreneur and taught me to think like an entrepreneur. On the legal side, two men Ė law professor Wade McCree and Dennis Archer, whom I worked for a couple of times."
LAST BOOK READ:
"The Long Tail by Chris Anderson."
WORDS THAT DESCRIBE ME:
"Analytical, open-minded and a good manager."
WHERE MY FIELD/INDUSTRY IS HEADED:
"The Internet is transforming every industry. More and more business is being done on the Internet because it presents unmatched speed and information. Itís transforming the world."
FAVORITE TECHNOLOGICAL GADGET:
"My Treo. Itís compact yet indispensable."
"Anywhere near a body of water. Give me a spot by an ocean, lake, or river and Iím great."
"Playing chess, reading biographies, watching sports and preparing a great meal."
"Italian seafood pasta called frutti de mar."
MY HIDDEN TALENT:
"I'm an artist. In high school I won a scholarship to the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Twin Lake."
HOW I WANT TO BE REMEMBERED:
"As a good father and husband and as a guy who used his success to help others."
At the annual awards reception on May 15th, 2014, one Leader & Innovator from the previous 12 months will be selected as the Leader & Innovator of the Year.