BizTimes Bubbler Executive of the Week

Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:52 am

Erik Owen, president of Oak Hill Business Partners, Brookfield

Name:  Erik Owen
Title:  President
Company:  Oak Hill Business Partners
Company address:  Brookfield, WI
Company web site:
Industry:  Professional Services/Management Consulting
Education:  BBA in Accounting from University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Family:  Wife Laura, two sons Daniel & Stephen
Hobbies and Interests:  Family, Golf, Tae Kwon Do, Private Pilot, SCUBA diving, Reading

Favorite book and/or movie:  “The Social Network – Entertaining and insightful regarding business and startups”
Favorite musician/band:  Chicago
Favorite place to visit/vacation:  U.S. & British Virgin Islands
Favorite local restaurant:  Mr. Bs Steakhouse
Words to live by:  “We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It’s our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better.”  Jeff Bezos, founder
What is your core philosophy for doing business? “Integrity – do what you say you are going to do – and Teamwork – a cross-functional team can outperform an individual.”
Who is your role model and why?  “The many businesspeople that have chosen to do the right thing instead of settling for the easy path.”
What was the funniest thing that has ever happened to you?  “Recently, while coaching my 4th grade son’s basketball team, I split the back of my pants.  It didn’t elicit the exact response I was looking for from the team, but it did get some good laughs.”

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