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Best Under 40: Titus Mielke

Regional Manager at LegalShield

BIOGRAPHY

Age: 32

Occupation: Regional Manager at LegalShield

Current residence: Crystal Lake

Hometown: McCullom Lake

Family: Wife, Lauren; 5-year-old son Jackson and 2-year-old daughter Savannah

Education: Bachelor's degree in psychology and business from Trinity International University

What was your first job? At 14, I worked at Jewel-Osco for $5.15 an hour as Head of Customer Mobile Container Acquisition. I corralled carts, and I was the fastest bagger of groceries this side of the Mississippi! I did that for about a year until I was promoted to perishables (farm stand).

Favorite non-work related hobby? Swimming, I love the water. My whole family does.

Favorite book: "How To Win Friends And Influence People" by Dale Carnegie (next to the Bible)

What's one word that best describes you? Enthusiasm!!!!!!

PROFILE QUESTIONS

What is your job and how have you found success with it?

LegalShield gives everyday people and small business owners affordable access to attorneys and identity theft restoration solutions so they can live worry free. The real color of justice is not black or white ... It's green. Typically you get just as much justice as you can afford.

How did you first get involved with your current job? Why have you kept doing it?

I am on a crusade to make equal justice under law a reality for all Americans. I started with this incredible company in college to earn some additional income. Everyday, I realize how powerful knowing what your rights are. What's more noble than protecting people's rights and character?

What's a recent accomplishment and innovation that you are most proud of? Why?

The successful integration of business partnership with some of the largest and most respected entrepreneurs and business executives in the firearms industry. With the recent buzz and interest of the conceal carry legislation that passed in Illinois, companies like WhyNotCarry.com and On Target Range & Tactical Training Center have become great friends and business partners. Every single person who decides to exercise their right to carry should have a LegalShield service plan. Being caught without one could lead to serious financial and emotional hardship.

How do you give back to the community or your profession? What drives you to volunteerism?

One of the ways I give back to my community is by keeping people more productive at work. LegalShield members have the peace of mind and comfort that a competent advocate is always on their side. They don't have to worry about some of the same issues other people do. They can simply pass off some of their problems to the professionals and let them handle things on their behalf.

What is the best career advice you have received?

Do today what others don't, so you can have tomorrow what others won't – meaning successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do.

Do you consider yourself one of the county's Best Under 40? Why or why not?

I do consider myself of of the best under 40, and I gratefully and humbly accept the accolade. Thanks again for the opportunity.

BIOGRAPHY

Age: 32

Occupation: Regional Manager at LegalShield

Current residence: Crystal Lake

Hometown: McCullom Lake

Family: Wife, Lauren; 5-year-old son Jackson and 2-year-old daughter Savannah

Education: Bachelor's degree in psychology and business from Trinity International University

What was your first job? At 14, I worked at Jewel-Osco for $5.15 an hour as Head of Customer Mobile Container Acquisition. I corralled carts, and I was the fastest bagger of groceries this side of the Mississippi! I did that for about a year until I was promoted to perishables (farm stand).

Favorite non-work related hobby? Swimming, I love the water. My whole family does.

Favorite book: "How To Win Friends And Influence People" by Dale Carnegie (next to the Bible)

What's one word that best describes you? Enthusiasm!!!!!!

PROFILE QUESTIONS

What is your job and how have you found success with it?

LegalShield gives everyday people and small business owners affordable access to attorneys and identity theft restoration solutions so they can live worry free. The real color of justice is not black or white ... It's green. Typically you get just as much justice as you can afford.

How did you first get involved with your current job? Why have you kept doing it?

I am on a crusade to make equal justice under law a reality for all Americans. I started with this incredible company in college to earn some additional income. Everyday, I realize how powerful knowing what your rights are. What's more noble than protecting people's rights and character?

What's a recent accomplishment and innovation that you are most proud of? Why?

The successful integration of business partnership with some of the largest and most respected entrepreneurs and business executives in the firearms industry. With the recent buzz and interest of the conceal carry legislation that passed in Illinois, companies like WhyNotCarry.com and On Target Range & Tactical Training Center have become great friends and business partners. Every single person who decides to exercise their right to carry should have a LegalShield service plan. Being caught without one could lead to serious financial and emotional hardship.

How do you give back to the community or your profession? What drives you to volunteerism?

One of the ways I give back to my community is by keeping people more productive at work. LegalShield members have the peace of mind and comfort that a competent advocate is always on their side. They don't have to worry about some of the same issues other people do. They can simply pass off some of their problems to the professionals and let them handle things on their behalf.

What is the best career advice you have received?

Do today what others don't, so you can have tomorrow what others won't – meaning successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do.

Do you consider yourself one of the county's Best Under 40? Why or why not?

I do consider myself of of the best under 40, and I gratefully and humbly accept the accolade. Thanks again for the opportunity.

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