Robert A. Sullivan and John S. Szuch enjoy breaking the rules and beating the averages.

While many bankers spent the last few years scrambling for survival or changing careers, in August 1989 this pair of midwesterners raised $13.3 million to open a bank. To hear them tell it, the creation of Capital Holdings Inc. was a move they will never regret.

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