Today, Treacy is TMP’s chief operating officer. He’s in charge of corporate strategy and development, company financing and investor relations.
WS: Did you always know you would help lead a huge public company?
Treacy: Not really. I’ve always focused on being positive and getting results. My motto is, “Have confidence in yourself but get over yourself.”
WS: Do you look for that same quality in people you hire?
Treacy: Definitely. When we bought an ad agency a few years ago, we needed to pick someone to run it. I chose a guy running a small satellite office billing $10-15 million to lead an agency billing $60-70...(register to read more)