William G. Schwing Jr.

Class of 1996

George, a native of Albany, NY, was born February 25, 1947. He attended Guilderland High School and served in the U.S. Navy. On March 20, 1970, he married Virginia Lee and they raised two children, Kimberly Ann and David Lee.

At the time of his induction, George had spent 22 years in the candy industry, all of them with Nestlé USA, joining the company in 1974.

George was named Nestlé Salesman of the Year in both 1977 and 1979 for his accomplishments in the Baltimore/Washington region. In 1993 he was recognized as an American Wholesaler Marketers Association Candy Ambassador.