Name: Marc Poirier
Company: Peartree Corp., dba Peartree Office Furniture
Location: 35 Tripp St., Framingham, MA 01702
Place of birth: Lowell, Mass.
Family: Married 20 years to my wife Christine with 2 children Sophia and Zachary
First job unrelated to your current field: Paper route
First job in current field: Offices Unlimited Operations 1972
What your firm does now and its plans for the future? Sales of new and used office furniture /liquidation services
Hobbies: Hiking /traveling/fishing/camping and spending time with my wife and family
Favorite novel: Jean de Florette /Manon of the Springs by Marcel Pagnol
Favorite film: The Count of Monte Christo
Keys to success: Just keep working hard at what you do best and the work will find you. Take care of your customers, be honest with them, and always tell the truth.
Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Alfred White who showed me how to sell office furniture
If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? I would be a painter or a musician.