Mike Rizzo ’89 (Business Administration), Senior Vice President, Commercial and Emerging Business Banking

First Job: Flipping burgers at an A&W

A good leader …: “Leads by example. You need to have respect among your people and you need to have respect for the people you lead. And you should have high expectations for your employees.”

Best advice I ever received: “Internal relationships are more important than external relationships.”

Advice for a Sac State grad: “Don’t be content. Always push and good things will follow.”

This article was originally published in the Fall 2014 edition of Sac State Magazine.

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