Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Brian Milhouse Donnelly, Attorney a.k.a. Brian William Donnelly

40 under 40 Brian Donnelly

Brian Donnelly has been selected for the Burlington 40 Under 40 class of 2014.


What high school/college did you attend, and what did you study?

Delran High School and on to the School of Hard Knocks-Parris Island, South Carolina. Major: Stand Up Philosophy.

What community organizations do you spend time on/with?

Head Curator of the Liberace Museum; Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to the Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker; Bass River Township Committee to Establish a Statute for Wendell Wilkie; Preservationist of the original lyrics to Leonard Cohen’s unrecorded single “Why oh Why oh Why oh, did I ever leave Ohio?”

What single primary characteristic do you feel every leader should possess?

Height. It takes a big man to admit when he is wrong, but an even bigger man to stand there and laugh at him.

What is your most fulfilling professional experience or accomplishment?

Winning the Burlington County Times 40 under 40. Yup, it is THAT bad folks ...

What one person, living or dead, would you want to spend a day with and why?

I will be maudlin and say my old man. If that is not acceptable I would love to play poker with Abraham Lincoln, Vlad the Impaler, Lyndon LaRouche and Ron Jeremy.

Tell us something that most people don’t know about you.

I am actually 41 and do not live in New Jersey.

Advice for future community leaders?

Supreme executive power derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some farcical aquatic ceremony.

Tell us your own personal mission statement.


Fiction or non-fiction? Why?

Apparently Congress can’t tell the difference between the two, so why should I?

If there was a movie being produced about you, what would the title be?

”B’s and C’s Get Degrees: One Man’s Epic Journey from Delran to Moorestown With His Pet Dachshund Lucy” Written, directed and produced by Ethel Merman.

Where do you see yourself 10 years from now?

Ummmm, mathematically I guess “50 under 50”….

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