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Buffalo's Top "30 Under 30" Honors Christmas Central's Chief Information Officer


Nathan Gordon is recognized for his achievements in Gordon Companies Inc.'s subdivisions, comprising the internet's leading retailers of holiday merchandise and home décor.

Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2012

Western New York's leading business newspaper, Buffalo Business First, listed Christmas Central CIO, Nathan Gordon, as one of the area's most successful 30 people under 30. While still earning his management and economics degree from Pennsylvania State University, Nathan launched Gordon Companies' first e-commerce division in 2001. By 2004 he became the company's CIO. Today he manages the largest seasonal decor, with an emphasis on Christmas, distribution center in the country, a Better Business Bureau A+ accredited business and one of the fastest growing companies in Western New York. Nathan and his wife Laura also recently celebrated the birth of twins.

The most gratifying part of being a young professional for Nathan is that “It's rewarding to be in a position where I can increase hires year to year and provide more jobs in my hometown. In addition, Western New York is a great place to meet other professionals who are supportive of our company's growth. Personally, it is a great place to raise a family and have a work-life balance.”

The greatest challenge of Nathan's success is that “This has led to major retailers looking to us to help supply their online sites with our seasonal items. Due to our extensive growth, we have been learning how to juggle the extensive growth of our site, while bringing in new selling venues.”

About is a division of Gordon Companies Inc., a family owned and operated business founded in 1977. The company has operated its Cheektowaga, New York flagship store, Dave's Christmas Wonderland, for 35 years, and is now in its second generation. Gordon Companies, Inc. currently offers over 31,000 unique products through its web stores:,,, and Inc. magazine named it the Fastest-Growing Company in Western New York, and lists it in the Top 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies in America.

For more information, or to schedule an interview with Nathan Gordon, please call Brandon Datwyler at (716)558-2847, or email to Brandon(at)Christmas Central(dot)com.

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