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Brian Kraus

Vice President of Manufacturing


If I Weren ’ t Doing This When choosing a major in college , I thought about becoming a coach and teacher . I loved sports growing up and still do . There are many parallels to the business world .
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The Best Advice I Ever Got My grandfather gave me this advice : Know the difference between nickel mistakes and dollar mistakes . You learn from the nickel mistakes and move on . The dollar mistakes can change the trajectory of your life . Know the difference when confronted with a big decision .
One Skill Everyone Should Have Listening . Everyone has something to contribute and offer . If we listen and truly understand other people ’ s perspectives , great things can happen .
Brian Kraus , Amway Vice President of Manufacturing , at Amway ’ s Nutrilite Spaulding Plant in Ada . This 750,000-square-foot facility makes nutritional supplements including soft gels , health packs and probiotics for gut health .
Best Part of My Job The people . Having the opportunity to work with great people every day is a gift !