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Sam Oolie

Sam Oolie, American manufacturing and investment company executive. Recipient Gates of Jerusalem award Boys Town of Jerusalem, 1990, Israel 40th Annual medal State of Israel Bonds, 1988.

Background

  • Oolie, Sam was born on August 11, 1936 in New York City. Son of Bernadt S. and Rose (Moyel) Oolie.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Metallurgy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1958. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1961.

    Career

    • Chairman Food Concepts, Inc., Rutherford, New Jersey, 1962-1985. President CFC Venture Capital Corporation, Fairfield, 1984-1990. Chairman Oolie Enterprises, Upper Saddle River, since 1985.

      Vice chairman American Mobile, Inc., Secaucus, 1986-1989. Chairman The Nostalgia Network, New York City, 1987-1990, New Thermal Corporation, Keasbey, New Jersey, 1991-1995, NoFire Technology, Inc., Upper Saddle River, since 1995.

    Membership

    Member executive committee State of New Jersey-Israel Commission, 1989-1993. Commissioner Essex County Improvement Authority, 1987-1988. Trustee Council Jewish Federations, since 1986.

    Board governors Haifa University, 1986-1990, 93-95. Trustee Garden State Cancer Center, 1989-1996, Beth Israel Medical Center, 1990-1996, Association Reform Zionists American, 1990-1997, American Joint Distribution Committee, 1990-1998. President United Jewish Federation Metropolitan West New Jersey, 1988-1990.

    Vice chairman United Jewish Appeal, 1986-1996. Chairman Beth Israel Health Care Foundation, 1993-1996. Member Harvard Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, coin collecting/numismatics.

    Connections

    • Married Marjorie R. Oolie, December 3, 1961. Children: Janis Oolie, Caroline Gross, Tara.
    • father: Bernadt S. Oolie
    • mother: Rose (Moyel) Oolie
    • spouse: Marjorie R. Oolie
    • children: Janis Oolie
    • Caroline Gross Oolie
    • Tara Oolie
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    Born August 11, 1936
    • 1958
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1961
      Harvard University
    • 1962 - 1985
      Chairman, Food Concepts
      Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
    • 1984 - 1990
      president, CFC Venture Capital Corporation
      Fairfield, New Jersey, United States
    • 1985
      chairman, Oolie Enterprises
    • 1986 - 1989
      vice chairman, American Mobile
      Secaucus, New Jersey, United States
    • 1987 - 1990
      chairman, The Nostalgia Network
    • 1991 - 1995
      chairman, The Nostalgia Network
      Keasbey, New Jersey, United States
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