Tilmon “Tim” Brown has been partner, president, and chief executive officer and now Chairman of New Horizons Baking Company since 1995. Prior to that, his professional career was at Continental Baking Company, where he worked for almost 40 years aggressively up the corporate ladder. Tim began his employment as a route salesman and moved up to supervisor, sales manager, general manager, regional sales manager, regional vice president, corporate vice president, and director of sales all at Continental Baking Company.
Tim is a native of Buffalo, New York and has a Bachelor of Science degree in business and sales administration from the University of Buffalo. In 2008, Tim received the 2008 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Regional Award for Michigan and Northern Ohio.
Tim’s past and present memberships include: the McDonald’s Bakery Council and McDonald’s Supplier Advisory Council; Director on the Board of the Fourth District Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; Member of the Advisory Board of the Ashland Theological Seminary; Member of the Leadership Committee of the Taussig Cancer Institute of the Cleveland Clinic; Secretary of the Northeast Ohio Ronald McDonald House Charities, as well as membership in the Norwalk Economic Development Council.
Tim has given his daughter Trina and her Senior Leadership Team the responsibility of managing the day to operations and growth of New Horizons Baking company and all of its affiliated businesses. He remains connected and is active in the strategic planning of the company’s future.
Tim & his wife reside in Las Vegas, Nevada and have a blended family of five children and ten grands and one great grand. Tim’s Hobbies include singing, golf, reading and travel.