Bubbler Executive of the Week

Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:54 am

Craig Gagnon, principal Gagnon Partnership LLC in Cedarburg

Name: Craig L. Gagnon       
Title: Principal
Company: Gagnon Partnership LLC
Company address: 4410 Bittersweet Lane, Cedarburg, WI
Company web site: www.gagnonpartnership.com
Industry: Marketing and communications. Brand building, business-driving strategies that motivate consumers.
Education: B.A. in English, Lawrence University in Appleton, M.S in Communications, Syracuse University
Family:  “Wife, Ann. Sons Brian in Des Moines and David in Madison. Step children Christopher in Chicago and Stephanie in Appleton. And two labs, Ella and Louis.”
Hobbies and Interests: “Distance running, baseball, canoeing, scuba diving, jazz.”
Favorite book: ‘The Power of One’ by Bryce Courtenay – a great novel set in South Africa.”
Favorite musician/band: “B.B. King or Miles Davis depending on my mood. On the local level, blues band Maple Road.”
Favorite place to visit/vacation: “Wilderness canoeing in Quetico Provincial Park, Ontario.”
Favorite local restaurant: “The Farmstead in Cedarburg.”
Words to live by:  “‘If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.’ – Yogi Berra”
What is your core philosophy for doing business? “Tell the truth. Never lie. Be radically honest and absolutely trustworthy.  Without integrity, nothing else matters.”
Who is your role model and why? “I don’t have one role model, I have many. Steve Jobs for his presentation skills, sense of design and branding brilliance. Kirby Puckett for his enthusiasm. Tom Peters for his positive, relentless aggressiveness. Gandhi for his humble power to change the world. Randy Pausch for his humor and his wisdom. My father for his kindness. And my friend Pat Morrow for her artistic perfection and sense of fun.”

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