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John Bertrand Monsky

John Bertrand Monsky, American investment company executive.


  • Monsky, John Bertrand was born on May 17, 1930 in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. Son of Harry and Belle (Golding) Monsky.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale, 1952. Master of Business Administration, Harvard, 1954.


    • Secretary Devoe & Raynolds Company, Inc., Louisville, 1956-1965. Vice president, director Universal Marion Corporation, Jacksonville, Florida, 1965-1969, president, chairman board, chief executive officer, 1969-1971, consultant, since 1971. Vice chairman ServAmerica, Inc., 1972-1974, co-chairman board directors, 1974-1980, chairman board directors, since 1980.

      President, chairman board directors First Florida Capital Corporation, since 1985. Director Florida Wire & Cable Company, Jacksonville, 1975-1982.


    Past president board trustees Jacksonville Country Day School Prior Affiliations Include. Board directors Jacksonville Art Museum. Trustee Bolles School, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Symphony Association Served with United States Air Force, 1954-1956.

    Member Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce (committee of 100), Jackson County Citizen Involvement Clubs, Harvard Business School Club of Kentucky (executive committee 1964-1965), Phillips Academy Andover Alumni Club of Kentucky (president 1963-1964), Epping Forest Community Master Association (board directors since 1994), Yale Club Northeast Florida (board directors since 1987), Yale Club of New York City, Harvard Club (Jacksonville), Association Yale Alumni (delegate since 1996, schools committee), AYA (school committee), River Club, Ponte Vedra Club, Epping Forest Yacht Club, Harvard Business School Alumni Club (Jacksonville, board directors).


    • Married Joan Gilbert, June 8, 1952. Children: Leslie Joy, John Richard, Harry Robert.
    • father: Harry Monsky
    • mother: Belle (Golding) Monsky
    • spouse: Joan Gilbert
    • children: Leslie Joy Monsky
    • John Richard Monsky
    • Harry Robert Monsky
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    • 1952
    • 1954
    • 1956 - 1965
      Secretary, Devoe & Raynolds Company
      Louisville, Kentucky, United States
    • 1965 - 1969
      vice president, Universal Marion Corporation
      Jacksonville, Florida, United States
    • 1965 - 1969
      director, Universal Marion Corporation
      Jacksonville, Florida, United States
    • 1972 - 1974
      vice chairman, ServAmerica
    • 1985
      president, board directors First Florida Capital Corporation
    • 1985
      chairman, board directors First Florida Capital Corporation
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