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Business of the Year Awards > 2013 > J.G. Petrucci Co. Inc.
Business of the Year Awards

J.G. Petrucci Co. Inc. Finalist  //  Business of the Year  //  Executive of the Year



First Job:
“When I was 13, I ran an ad in the local paper—‘strong, 13-year-old boy willing to do anything’—imagine! I did a lot of garbage cleaning and other dirty jobs.”

Greatest Challenge:
“Starting out on my own at 23 was difficult. It forced me to be very resourceful, which has served me and our company well over the years.”

Biggest Motivator:
“I am motivated by the growth of all the people I work with.”

Role Model:
“My mother, for sure. She is very determined and resilient.”

Best Advice:
“My mother always said, ‘Say what you mean and mean what you say.’ It’s not always the easy route, but I think it’s a necessary quality in a leader.”

Advice for the Lehigh Valley:
“Don’t let regulations grow unchecked, invest in infrastructure and preserve farmland.

J.G. Petrucci Co. Inc.

James Petrucci

Business of the Year, Executive of the Year