Jim Massetti is in many ways the essential Madera man. Born in 1949 as the youngest of three brothers with one younger sister, Massetti embodies many of Madera’s positive traits: hard work, a strong commitment to family, and community service.
Massetti began his lifelong devotion to the Madera community by working at his father’s business, Radio TV Hospital, primarily an electronics store.
While employed there, Massetti attended St. Mary’s College where he met his future wife of 41 years, Joan. “We’ve been married forever,” Massetti chuckled.
Massetti graduated from Fresno State and worked full time at Radio TV Hospital in 1972. Five years later, he and his brother Fred decided to open their own store, Massetti Bros. Appliance...