By Thomas Lee, David Shaffer and Paul McEnroe / The Bulletin
November 24, 2012
Allen Lenzmeier stared hard at the numbers, trying to absorb the long line of zeros.
You want $475 million in sales? In just five years? This company barely had five months left to survive, he thought.
The 39-year-old accountant had arrived in St. Paul, Minn., in 1982 to interview for a job at....