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n  B.S. Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University, 1974

n  J.D. University of Iowa, 1977

Career Summary:

n  Law Clerk, Justice Mark McCormick, Iowa Supreme Court, 1977-1978

n  Assistant/Associate General Counsel, Des Moines Register and Tribune Co., 1978-1980

n  President, Commercial Printing Inc. (A Des Moines Register affiliate), 1980-1986

n  Operations Manager, Des Moines Register and Tribune Co., 1982-83

n  General Manager, Des Moines Register and Tribune Co.,1984-1985

n  President, Downey Printing, Inc. (formerly Commercial Printing and purchased by my family) 1986-1999.  I sold the company in 1999.

n  Chairman and CEO, HandEra, Inc. 2001-2012

n  President, Owner Revolution Inc., (an ESOP plastics manufacturing company with plants in Adair and Atlantic, Iowa) 2005-2007

n  Member Young Presidents Organization (YPO)/World Presidents Organization (WPO) since 1988