Stan Fishman is a retired executive and entrepreneur, spending more than 50 years in the retail industry. He was the CEO of Marketing Innovations International, a global organization he founded in 1981. Prior to starting his own company, Stan served in several executive roles including vice president of Macy’s New York, vice president of Gimbels Philadelphia, and executive vice president for Dayton Hudson Jewelers. He began his merchandise and marketing career as merchandise manager for Hecht Company Washington.

A Santa Barbarian for nearly 30 years, Stan has invested much time to giving back to his community. He has been a member of the SBCC Foundation Board of Directors for 15 years, serving 12 years as the board’s vice president. He is an emeritus director of the Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care Board of Directors, and previously served on the Board of Directors for both The Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation and the Dream Foundation.

Stan and his wife Roberta enjoy spending time with their four children, and nine grandchildren.

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