Barry Sanford Rosen

Class of 1996

Barry was born on May 25, 1937, in Providence, RI. He graduated from New Bedford High and Burdett College in Boston. He was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army, serving in the Engineer Corps. In 1964 he married Judith Ann and they raised two children, Jennifer and Melissa.

He started his career at Almy’s Department Stores in 1964 as an assistant store manager until he was promoted to candy/food buyer in 1966. In 1985 he formed B. Rosen Sales Co. In 1992 he joined J.F. Griffin Co. and KKM/Griffin in 1995.

Barry received the Best Buyer Award in 1984 from Almy’s Department Stores. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Boston Confectionery Salesmen’s Club, where he chaired the membership committee.