Our guests today are Christopher Ronacher and his partner and brother Alexander Ronacher co-owners of Jane Parker Fruit Cakes. “Chris”, as he goes by, was a teen when he started off learning about business, working in his grandfather’s produce market. Chris was always an entrepreneur at heart and later moved on to start his own wholesale distribution business, supplying local convenience stores with candy, snacks, and general merchandise. After a while he exited the distribution business, to start a new venture. Over the next 2 decades, Chris, together with his brother Alex, started and operated several, successful, small e-commerce businesses. Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance, which he earned attending night school, one course at a time, over the past 15 years.
Chris and Alex are co-owners of the iconic American brand, Jane Parker, which is most remembered for its premium, quality fruit cakes. the brand once made exclusively for the A&P Supermarkets. Alex has been involved in launching and operating several successful internet-based e-commerce businesses for the last 2 decades.
Alex Ronacher in addition to operating his internet-based businesses, Alex also holds a master’s degree in Occupational Therapy and has enjoyed working with young children with special needs through the Early Intervention program and New York City’s Department of Education since 2000. Whether he is working with children as an Occupational Therapist, working on building and developing a brand, Alex enjoys the challenges of helping his students and his businesses reach important goals to help them become the best they can be. For more information on ordering their products go to www.janeparker.com