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J. Bruce Llewellyn

Philadelphia Coca-Cola Bottling Company

1985 - Present

Food & Tobacco

Military ServiceArmy
1980 b. 1927
UndergraduateCity University of New York
GraduateJD, New York Law School, MBA, Columbia University, MPA, New York University
BirthplaceNew York (NY)
RaceBlack or African American
FatherOwner, Small Business
Era - 1980

Llewellyn was involved in a wide variety of business ventures, almost all of which were extremely profitable. He excelled at leveraged buy-outs, and two years after accomplishing a buy-out of the Philadelphia Coca-Cola Bottling Company, he had increased business by 300 percent. Through his efforts, he built the operation into the fourth largest black owned business in the United States.