The World Needs

Two years after graduating from BGSU, Paul Hooker purchased the New York City-based luxury household linen importer SFERRA. He grew annual sales from $250,000 when he bought the business in 1977 to more than $30 million in 2011. Today SFERRA presents the most comprehensive range of luxury home textiles for the bed, bath and table worldwide.

Bowling Green was everything. It opened every opportunity I have to this day.