Faces in business: Lee Kotwicki

Title: Director, Workforce Solutions/CCD

Company: State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota

What was the best business advice you ever received?

Work hard with a pleasing personality and never assume anything!

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

An attorney. I have an analytical and inquiring mind and am very tenacious.

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

Returning to college after being in the same career for over 30 years. I now have a business management degree and am the Director of Workforce Solutions for State College of Florida.

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

I have traveled extensively in Canada, the United States, Australia, Alaska, Europe, the Caribbean, but have never been to the Scandinavian countries. I would return to Europe and then head to Sweden.