Jason West | 36

Current hometown: Leesburg.

Occupation: Owner of Caskey’s Mower Shop and Garden, Tavares.

Greatest career accomplishment: Owning two businesses—I also have a landscape company—and still managing to have a family life.

Business philosophy: Treat everybody as I would want to be treated. Do what you say you’re going to do.

Leader I admire: My father. He taught me about having a strong work ethic and treating people with respect.

Away from the job, I enjoy: Spending time with my kids, playing golf, welding and building stuff.

Hidden talent: I’m a good golfer. In fact, I used to want to golf for a living.

Pet peeve: Dishonesty.

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