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John F. Fisher
President and CEO of Advance Development

Robert F. Fisher, founder of Advance Development and Manufacturing Corporation was born in 1925 and is a 1950 graduate of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

As a young mechanical engineer, Mr. Fisher worked for United Manufacturing in New Haven, Connecticut until opening Advance Development at its original location in East Haven.  In 1970, he moved his expanding business to Guilford, CT, where operations continue today.

Robert Fisher’s youngest son, John F. Fisher, serves as President and CEO of Advance Development at this time.

Born in 1961 and raised in Hamden, the younger Mr. Fisher worked part-time on the factory floor from 1977 to 1984 while completing high school and college.  He graduated from Tilton School in 1980, then in 1984 from Bethany College, Bethany, West Virginia, earning a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.

John Fisher co-founded Wash America, a commercial and residential steam pressure cleaning service, in 1985 and remained there through 1990.  He returned to the family business as Vice President of Administration in August of that year and was promoted to his current position in 1993 upon the retirement of his father.

John F. Fisher
President and CEO of Advance Development

Jeffrey V. Hutchins
Plant Manager

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