So, one fine morning I ascended the flight of granite steps, with the President’s commission in my pocket, and was introduced to the corps of gentlemen who were to aid me in my weighty responsibility as chief executive officer of the Custom-House.
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"I don’t personally know him, but his name is Gil Stabel and he is the CEO of a company called Fortiscom."
John Green -- An Abundance of Katherines
He was the anachronism at the Circle, the flashy CEO, and created conflicted feelings among many of the utopian young Circlers.