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Power 50: No. 41 Chris Vernon, The Vernon Company

Welcome to the 2017 Power 50 list, which ranks the most influential people in the industry.

#41: Chris Vernon, The Vernon Company (asi/351700)

2016 Rank: 41
Title: President/CEO
Industry Experience: 30 years
Birthplace: Newton, IA

As the head of a fourth-generation company, Vernon has made our Power 50 list every year since its inception. While his 2017 peer scores fell, his company’s sales have risen 14% over the last five years, helping maintain his ranking.