Braun Sales Veteran Passes Suddenly
G.A. Braun Inc. recently announced the sudden and unexpected passing of Jim (JC) Corrigan on May 23, due to cardiac arrest, according to a news release.
Corrigan was a team member at G.A. Braun for more than 22 years, where he held the position of vice president of sales, U.S./Canada, and played a major role in much of Braun’s success and growth the during last two decades. Prior to joining G.A. Braun, Corrigan held a sales position with Senking/ELX and was responsible for many of the company’s successful installations in the U.S. and Canada.
An ambassador and promoter of the laundry industry, Corrigan was active in TRSA, and several other industry associations. Survivors include his wife, Penny; daughters, Stephanie (Tim) Darden and Alex (Darin) Bjork; and grandchildren, Roselyn, Denver, Dani and Dutch.
The release noted that, “He always had a smile on his face and made everyone he met feel important and valued. He would know everything about you by the time he finished talking with you … a true gift. He was the glue that brought everything together whether it was with family, friends or work; he was there for you. He will be missed and never forgotten as he touched us all and made us better people because we knew him.”