ID: William Brideau, new owner of Jackson & Connor

William Brideau grew up in Rochester. N.Y., and Milwaukee, Wis., and moved to the Valley to attend Hampshire College. Since then, he’s worked at a number of jobs in Northampton, including at the former children’s store, Impish, before starting work three years ago at Jackson & Connor in Thornes Marketplace. Now he’s the owner of the men’s clothing store, and says he’s enjoying his new venture.

Full name: William Alfred Brideau