On the field, ex-Eagle Mike Chalenski knew his days were numbered, so he decided to take up another game -- the game of business, specifically employee background screening.
Chalenski played for the Eagles, then went on to join the Jets, the Vikings, the Dolphins and the Detroit Lions.
"One of the things I was looking at was the business of privatizing the house arrest ankle bracelets in the State of New Jersey because the prisons were overcrowded," Chalenski told me during our Executive Q&A interview published in Sunday's Philadelphia Inquirer.
As a player, he had an investment adviser who was talking to him about the business. So, when I got done playing, I was talking to them, and he was more or less like, `Well, your part of this is to find out drug testing.' FULL ARTICLE
photograph : Ed Hille