Age: 32

Occupation: General Manager, Kenwood Records Management

What’s the best advice you ever received?
Instead of just treating others the way you would want to be treated, think about others the way you would want to be thought of.

What do you consider your greatest professional achievement(s)?
Accepting this great honor and working with our Kenwood Records Management staff the last couple years to achieve company goals and meet/surpass customers’ expectations.

What would most people be surprised to learn about you?
Playing golf competitively and with friends/family is a big part of my life, but I cannot stand playing alone.

What do you know now that you wish you had known earlier in your career?
Knowing the importance of cross training and contingency planning.

If you had $1 million to give, what causes would you support?Helping out with the current natural disasters/victims, children’s hospital support and local junior golf programs.

What is the biggest issue facing the Corridor?
Getting people out of their everyday bubble and expanding their horizons in networking and meeting people.

What do you want to accomplish by the time you are 50?
Have a solid family base and well-set goals for later life retirement.

What book are you currently reading?
“American Sniper” by Scott McEwen, when I can.

Who are your local mentors?
Jeff Wessel, Kenwood Records Management sales manager, Larry Gladson, Elmcrest Country Club PGA pro, and Blain Worley, Kenwood Records Management owner.

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Ashley Levitt

Ashley Levitt joined the Corridor Business Journal in the fall of 2012 as an events intern. After graduating from The University of Iowa with a BBA from the Tippie College of Business and a BA from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, she worked in marketing for a year before returning to the CBJ as marketing operations specialist. In the fall of 2015 Ms. Levitt was promoted to event marketing coordinator, responsible for the planning and execution of 15 corporate events each year. In 2016, CBJ events reached 2,750 different attendees representing 558 companies.