Faces in business: Don Ide

April 10, 2013 

Title: Owner/President

Company: The Trophy Case

What was the best business advice you ever received?

Take good care of your customers.

If you could choose another profession, what would it be?

I would be a teacher because I love working with kids.

What's the biggest risk you have taken in your career?

Switching careers and starting my own business. I was a medic with the city fire department and began to work with trophies on my days off. First, being with the fire department didn't pay much as we all were part-time workers in those days and I was on a softball team that received all sorts of awards and that made me switch careers.

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you start?

Italy, a beautiful country with great architecture and very good food.

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