B&R Classics
56 Old Field Road,
Huntington, NY 11743

Tel: 631-427-5675
Fax: 631-421-7471
Email: csm@brclassics.com

Management Team

The husband and wife team, Diana and Norman Barnes, founded the family company, B&R Classics, in 2005. Chris Riley, joined in 2008 as VP Sales. Norman and Diana are the "B", Chris is the "R" in B&R, and together they are building it for the next generation.

Norman has over 30 years experience as a senior marketing executive in the worldwide food industry with Campbell Soup. This was followed by 5 years as President and CEO of Kambly USA and 12 years as President and CEO of Walkers Shortbread Inc. He, therefore, has an extraordinary knowledge and experience of both the mass market and specialty food industries. As Chairman, he manages major direct accounts, supplier relationships and Marketing.

Diana joined Kambly as VP Administration covering all aspects of the company operations. She then assisted Walkers Shortbread with the day-to-day running of their accounting and MIS. As President and CEO of B&R Classics Diana handles all aspects of customer service, admin and logistics.

Chris has an extensive sales experience in the Hospitality and Telecom industries. He has also worked as a Broker and Sales Manager in the Specialty Food Industry. As VP Sales, Chris is the primary sales contact, works with a team of brokers across the country to develop sales and distribution, and provides outstanding customer support.

Jill Lynch joined in 2015 as Customer Service Manager. In this position she processes orders and looks after all customer needs and questions. Jill also is responsible for daily administrative tasks and supports the team with multiple projects.