Introduction

TIM DAY

Tim Day was the principal Founder of Bar-S Foods Co. (Bar-S).  He served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company for 31 years from the time it began operations in August of 1981 through 2012.  In September 2010, Bar-S merged with Sigma Alimentos, a subsidiary of Alfa (a large Mexican conglomerate) – it was reportedly the biggest transaction in Arizona that year.  Tim currently serves as Chairman of the Board for Bar-S Foods – A Sigma Company.

Bar-S is a leading manufacturer and marketer of ham, franks, bacon, sliced lunch meat, smoked sausage, corn dogs and dairy products with substantial market share throughout the United States serving the value segment of the processed food industry.  The Corporate Office is in Phoenix, Arizona, with manufacturing plants in Oklahoma and Wisconsin; central distribution facilities in Oklahoma and Texas; and regional sales representatives and DSD operations located across the country.

Tim is Chairman and President of the Timothy T. Day Foundation, which primarily supports Marine Corps and animal rescue activities.  He is past Chairman of the Goldwater Institute; Greater Phoenix Leadership; the Arizona Chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization; and the Executive Council for the Southwest Food Industries Circle for City of Hope; and past President of the Harvard Business School Club of Arizona.  He was on the Board of Directors of the American Meat Institute for 37 years; and is a Founder of the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation.

Tim served on active duty as a line officer in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1959 through 1962 attaining the rank of Captain.  He graduated from Deerfield Academy in 1955; and earned a B.A. from Wesleyan University in 1959; and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1964.

Tim has four children and eight grandchildren. He and his wife, Sandy, enjoy spending time at their homes in Jackson, WY; Phoenix, AZ; and La Jolla, CA with their pug, Lulu.