FirsT quArTEr // 2012
7 rENkEs rEPorT
9 PrEsidENT’s lETTEr
11 BusiNEss MATTErs
12 iNdusTry NEws
68 sAFE PrAc TicEs:
cold ENough For you?
Train and equip your team to be
prepared to avoid hypothermia—and
to recognize its signs and symptoms.
By Art Sodermark
71 iNNoVATiVE idEAs
78 AdVEr TisEr iNdEX
80 NEw MEMBErs
20 MEMBEr ProFilE:
After two years of racing motorcycles across the southwestern United States, Joey Cheek embarked on an entirely different kind of journey—
one that ultimately took him to the presidency of JMP Solutions, a multi-location distributor in Florida, and to his new position as the 2012
president of PEI.
By Rick Long
24 cNg FuEliNg sTATioNs:
TodAy ANd ToMorrow
A number of signs are beginning to suggest that CNG has a chance—maybe a very good chance—to break out into a much more prominent
place in the nation’s fuel supply. Maybe that’s why PEI members are so interested in CNG fueling equipment.
By Rick Long
64 lEssoNs FroM ThE liNks
Mark Mayberry knows a thing or two about business. He also knows a thing or two about golf. And these two seemingly divergent realities
come together in his book, Lessons from the Links: Managing Business Like the Pros, co-written with his friend and colleague Elly Valas.
By Laura Crutcher
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