Robert Herman Gay

Class of 1996

Bob was born in Baltimore on August 20, 1936. He married Louise in 1958, and they raised one son.

At the time of his induction, Bob had spent 37 years in the candy industry. He was a territory representative for Wm. Wrigley, Jr. Co. between 1958 and 1966, and then spent 10 years with Craig Brokerage Co. as an account executive. He then joined Chaimson Brokerage Co. as director of sales from 1976 to 1987. For the nine years prior to his induction, Bob was national sales manager for Goetze’s Candy Co.

He was honored as a National Candy Wholesalers Association Candy Ambassador in 1982 and named an American Wholesale Marketers Association Industry Dean in 1994.