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Richard Montanez was working as a janitor at a
The CEO invited Montanez to pitch his Flamin' Hot Cheetos to the marketing team and two success stories were born that day. Montanez is now PepsiCo North America's Executive Vice President of Multicultural Sales and Community Activation, and Flamin' Hot Cheetos are still bestsellers.
He says his greatness is his courage. Montanez never attended high school.