Title: Chief executive, vice chairman, since March.

Home: Wyomissing, Pa.

Family: Wife, Cynthia; daughter, Rachel.

Diplomas: Tufts University, bachelor's and master's in science.

Night treat: One dark chocolate Wilbur bud.

True confession: "I'm a terrible shopper. I'm delighted my wife is willing to shop for me."

Bought at Boscov's: An HDTV antenna "that is just sitting on my desk and hasn't been hooked up - for weeks."

Outside experience: Led Cambridge Dry Goods; started the Buyers' Edge. EndText