Hello and welcome!
My parents, Larry (IV) and Donna, stated Bay Corporation in their garage in Bay Village in May 1979 because they saw an opportunity to provide gas fittings to the growing health care industry. Like many entrepreneurs, they worked long days to balance the needs of their young family and small business. My mom was the creative force behind our bay boat logo and my dad took his business acumen to forge the company’s start up. I fondly remember my sister, Gretchen, and I helping Mom and Dad by assembling some oxygen fittings.
Bay Corporation grew as our reputation for high quality products and on-time delivery spread by word of mouth, the best kind of advertising in those days. The company eventually moved to Westlake and started to employ more people. My uncle, Brooks, joined the company in 1980 and worked side-by-side with my parents until my father’s untimely passing in 1985. Brooks took the reigns and lead the company for 28 years as president and majority owner. He would easily tell you that he had the privilege of working with many fine co-workers at Bay Corporation and together, they made my parents business dream a reality.
I joined Bay Corporation on a full-time basis in September 2011 following a management career with two different fortune-500 companies. In January 2014, I became president and Brooks moved into his current role as Chairman, my most trusted advisor. It is my distinct honor to lead our family-owned company.
If you are one of our many fine customers then I want to personally thank you for your support of our company. And if you are a visitor then I ask for your consideration to work with us.