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George C. Ferris II
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George Ferris II has followed in the steps of his family's legacy to take a company that has existed for more than 84 years and lead Carnegie Equipment to the ever-growing business it is today. As President of Carnegie Equipment, George has never lost site of the values his grandfather and father instilled in the company and its core missions: Always place the customer and their needs first and offer the most recognized and trusted brands in restaurant equipment and janitorial supply industries.
Learning from his grandfather George "Carnegie" Ferris who founded the business in 1928, and working alongside his father for more than 20 years, Carnegie Equipment continues to grow and is number #1 in serving its customers throughout the Northeast and beyond.
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George attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) and he resides in Altoona, PA with his wife and his biggest fans, his four children.