Consumer >> CEO Interviews >> August 3, 1998

Gregory L. Wilson – Mity-lite Inc (mity)

GREGORY L. WILSON, founded Mity-Lite in 1987 and has served as Chairman and President of this rapidly growing institutional furniture manufacturer. He received his M.B.A. in Finance from Indiana University in 1973 and his Undergraduate Degree in Economics from Brigham Young University in 1971. He has worked as a Financial Analyst for the Ford Motor Co., General Manager of the Stereo Optical Co. of Chicago and General Manager for Skyline Industries, a diversified manufacturer of weldments. Mr. Wilson has worked for several different engineering and consulting firms including Bridgers and Paxton Consulting Engineers and Health Engineering. As a consultant, he successfully helped Little Giant Ladder Co. design their product and set-up their manufacturing. Since 1981, Mr. Wilson has organized and successfully operated four different businesses focusing on furniture manufacturing. Profile
TWST: Can you give us a background -- or summary sketch of the company;

a bit of an historical perspective? And then, bring us up-to-date. Over

the next two to three years, what are the challenges