Former Chicago Bear named CEO of Broomfield-based dessert company

Former NFL player and Boulder native Dustin Lyman is the new CEO of Famous Brands International in Broomfield.

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Former NFL player and Boulder native Dustin Lyman is the new CEO of Famous Brands International in Broomfield.

Lyman, who played for the Chicago Bears from 2000-04, was elevated from his position as director of finance. Lyman attended Fairview High School in Boulder and then got his degree at Wake Forest University.

Famous Brands is the parent company of Mrs. Fields Cookies and TCBY Yogurt, which, yum.

In five NFL seasons, he caught 37 passes for 278 yards and three touchdowns.