Anthony Orlando, John
President & CEO
Orlando Baking Co.
Education: Ohio University
First Job: Knotting dinner rolls at 12 years old
Toughest Challenge: Changing the culture of a family business to a business family
My Greatest Inspiration: My working family — dedication and commitment to the business and family
How I Motivate Others: Build trust and lead by example. Step up and be a part of the team when needed.
Important Lesson Learned: The Golden Rule still remains one of the best and applies to all aspects of life and business. Always take care of your customers — be a partner, not just another vendor.
What I’d Tell 16-Year-Old Me: Go with your gut, and don’t hesitate on your decisions.