James S. Bourne

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James S. Bourne, son of Stanley and Alice, was born May 16, 1954, and grew up in Brockton, MA, with siblings Robert and Jane. Jim graduated from Oliver Ames High School in North Easton, MA, in 1972 and attended Massasoit Community College, where he earned an associate degree in Business Administration in 1975. He also […]

Pierson Bob Clair III

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Pierson Bob Clair III, CEO and President of Brown & Haley, has been in the confectionery industry for 48 years. He was born in Pasadena, CA, on May 6, 1948, to Ferna and Pierson Jr., and has a sister, Christina. He married Sara in 1983, and they have two children: Pierson IV and Elizabeth. He […]

Judith K. Cooley

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Judith K. Cooley was born on January 18, 1959, in Peoria, IL, to Betty and Sonny Litwiller, who also raised three sons: Mark, Robert and Eric. She married Mark Cooley on January 2, 1983, and they have two children: Ryan and Kiersten. Judy graduated from Olympia High School in Stanford, IL, in 1977, and earned […]

James M. Finelli

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James M. Finelli was born on August 21, 1942, in Allentown, PA, to James Sr. and Carmella. He graduated from Parkland High School in Orefield, PA, in 1960 and studied business management at Pennsylvania State University. Jim served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1962 to 1968 at Parris Island, Camp Lejeune, Little Creek and […]

A. Robert Fortunato

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A. Robert Fortunato was born on November 12, 1952, in Steubenville, OH, to A. Robert Sr. and Eileen, who also raised: Patricia, Rebecca, Mark, Michele, Matt and Greg. He attended St. Elizabeth High School in Pleasant Hills, PA, and then went to Pennsylvania State University to study law enforcement until 1973. He married Lyn-Nette in […]

Paul D. Minger

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Paul D. Minger was born on September 5, 1952, in Terre Haute, IN, to Fred and Mina, who also raised Steve and Linda. He began his retail career as a stock clerk at EZ Save Supermarkets in 1969 and one year later joined Walgreen Co. part-time while still in high school. He worked his way […]

David G. Onorato

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David G. Onorato was born in Bryn Mawr, PA, on June 20, 1960, to Vincent and Patricia, who also raised Vincent Jr. David graduated in 1978 from Malvern Preparatory School in Malvern, PA. He enrolled at the University of Florida the same year, transferring to Albright College in Reading, PA, in 1980. He married Angela […]

John H. Pola

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John H. Pola was born in Alameda, CA, on December 19, 1952, to John and Pat who also raised Bill, Tom, Barry and Stephen. He married Connie on August 10, 1979, in Redding, CA, and together they have a daughter Katy. In 1971, he graduated from Alameda High School and went on to earn a […]

Fernando F. Pujals

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Fernando F. Pujals was born on November 16, 1937, in Santurce, Puerto Rico, to Fernando and Aurea, who also raised a daughter Deanna. In 1955, he graduated from Colegio San Jose de Rio Piedras preparatory school. He attended Georgetown University, before transferring to Georgia Institute of Technology. He earned his B.S. in industrial engineering in […]

P. Timothy Quinn

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P. Timothy Quinn has 33 years of experience in the confectionery industry. He was born on November 29, 1955, in Johnstown, PA, to James and Mabel, who also raised Miriam, Jim, Tom, Mike, Steve, John, Mary and Kevin. Tim graduated from Bishop McCort High School in 1973 before attending Cambria-Rowe Business College. He earned an […]