Richard J. Greenwood, 2010 Honoree

Title
CIO
Employer
Rural Community Insurance Services
Location
Anoka,, Minn.
First job:
Developer
Most valuable career advice:
"Listen three times more than you speak. Also there are three points of view: yours, his/hers and everyone else's."
Title you'd like to hold someday:
"I have it now. Great job and great people."
Would you advise young people to pursue an IT career?
"Yes. All businesses need technology. Business is technology."
Leadership philosophy in a nutshell:
"Listen intently, ask questions to seek more information, clarify, and then coach."
Recreational best:
"I shot a 78. What a high for me."
What's in your MP3 or CD player right now?
Darius Rucker's "It Won't Be Like This for Long"
In high school, I was...
"the town jock/athlete."
A recent great read:
The Greatest Game Ever Played, by Mark Frost
Favorite movie:
Friday Night Lights
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