Business 100 - 2008

Cambias, Tim

Timothy J. Cambias/Massey-Fair and MacSource

One of the South’s most successful businessmen, Timothy J. Cambias is a majority shareholder in Massey-Fair, an industrial food brokerage business with offices in Dallas, Nashville, Charlotte, Ocala and St. Louis, and MacSource, a distributor of raw material to food manufacturers throughout the Southeast. He is also the founder and past president of National Industrial Marketing Specialists.

Tim, who enjoys a Spanish surname, has both paternal and maternal roots in Ireland. He was born in New Orleans, attended Jesuit High School and graduated with honors from the University of Lafayette, Louisiana.

After college, Tim began his business career, in 1965, working for the American Can Company. He joined Massey-Fair in 1972.
Tim and his wife, Mary Jane Moore, have been married since 1967. They have three children, Kelly, Timothy and Katie, and three grandchildren, Sarah, Patrick and Charles. He has served as Secretary, Sergeant at Arms of the Atlanta Rotary Club and is a current board member. He also supports St. Joseph’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Mercy Foundation, and The Marist School in  Atlanta.