Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> April 17, 2000

Kenneth Risk – George Risk Industries Inc (riska)

KENNETH R. RISK is President and Chief Executive Officer of George Risk Industries, Inc. From 1969 to 1971, he served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Conflict. Between 1971 and 1980, he worked at various jobs, including George Risk Industries, Inc., from 1974 to 1978. In January 1981, Mr. Risk founded Platte Valley Sales and Service, Inc., in Hastings, Nebraska, a retail/wholesale company dealing in residential and commercial lighting and various other products. In July 1996, Platte Valley Sales and Service Inc., was sold, because George Risk Industries, Inc., was growing by leaps and bounds and he could not do justice to both companies. Mr. Risk graduated in 1966 from Pratt Individual School of Learning in Omaha. Profile
TWST: Could you begin by giving us an overview of George Risk

Industries, Inc.?

Mr. Risk: George Risk Industries was formed over 33 years ago. It was

made a public vehicle by my father, George