Name: Jim Lepak

Position: Physician Assistant

Hometown: Amherst, WI

Describe some of your job duties: I assist with patient evaluation, treatment and surgery.

What is your favorite thing about working at SPO? Talking to patients.

What is your greatest accomplishment at work? Being named the top PA in the Aspirus network a few years ago.

Hobbies: I enjoy fishing and being a dad.

Family/Pets: My wife, Michele, and I have two daughters (Minta and Mia) and two rescue dogs — a Golden Retriever and yellow lab.

At which store would you like to max-out your credit card? Fleet Farm, they have everything a guy could need or want.

What is your favorite movie or TV series? Jaws (my first preceptor as a student was actually the guy pushing the gurney in the ER scene). TV series? That is a toss-up between Night Court and The Office.

What is your favorite quote, and who said it? “Life is tough, but it’s tougher when you’re stupid.”  – John Wayne