Jeffrey Allan Conley

Class of 1996

Jeff was born in Canton, OH, on June 10, 1951. He graduated from North Canton Hoover High School and earned a degree in political science from Ohio State University. He and his wife Alice raised one son, Ted.

Jeff worked as a store manager and buyer for J.A. Conley Co. from 1976 to 1985 when he moved to Maloney Enterprises as a buyer. Later that year he became a buyer for Lane Drug Co. In 1989, he moved to Reliable Drug Co. as buyer until 1993, when he became a buyer and category manager for Rite Aid, the position he held at the time of his induction.

During his induction, Jeff acknowledged other candy buyers, brokers, manufacturers and co-workers, who dedicated time to teach him the skills needed to perform and excel in his career.