A new leader for an established area company…
Bill Martin is now the new president and chief financial officer of the Spangler Candy Company.
Martin is the company’s eighth president and he is the first non-family-member to hold the position in the history of the 108-year-old company.
According to the Bryan Times, Kirk Vashaw, a fourth generation Spangler family member, will remain chief executive officer.
Martin, his wife, and their four children live in Bryan, where he belongs to the Bryan Rotary, Bryan Area Foundation, Bryan Athletic Boosters and St. Patrick Catholic Church.