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Garland Parker Asher

Garland Parker Asher, American investment holding company executive. Board directors Tarrant County Society Crippled Children and Adults, 1978-1987; member board associate Randolph-Macon College, 1986-1992. Member Institute Chartered Finance Analysts, Finance Executives Institute, Newcomen Society, Commanderie de Bordeaux.

Background

  • Asher, Garland Parker was born on September 6, 1944 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Harry Garland and Margie Gregory (Duke) Asher.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, Randolph-Macon College, 1967. Master of Business Administration in International Finance, University Pennsylvania, 1970.

    Career

    • Financial analyst Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1970-1971. Assistant vice president research Kidder Peabody & Company, Incorporated, New York York City, 1971-1977. Director finance planning Tandy Corporation, Fort Worth, 1977-1986.

      Vice president, Chief Financial Officer InterTAN, Inc., Fort Worth, and Brussels, Belgium, 1986-1991. Vice president administration and Chief Financial Officer Intelligent Electronics, Exton, Pennsylvania, 1991-1992. President G. Parker Holdings Inc., Fort Worth, since 1992.

      Board directors Craddock Allied Corporation, Fort Worth.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Board directors Tarrant County Society Crippled Children and Adults, 1978-1987. Member board associate Randolph-Macon College, 1986-1992. Member Institute Chartered Finance Analysts, Finance Executives Institute, Newcomen Society, Commanderie de Bordeaux.

    Personality

    Interests

    Wine, oriental carpets.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Tinkham Deszyck, June 29, 1968. Children: Elaine Tinkham, Timothy Duke.
    • father: Harry Garland Asher
    • mother: Margie Gregory (Duke) Asher
    • spouse: Elizabeth Tinkham Deszyck
    • children: Elaine Tinkham Asher
    • Timothy Duke Asher
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    Born September 6, 1944
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      Randolph-Macon College
    • 1970
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1970 - 1971
      Financial analyst, Ford Motor Company
      Dearborn, Michigan, United States
    • 1971 - 1977
      assistant, vice president research Kidder Peabody & Company
    • 1977 - 1986
      director, finance planning Tandy Corporation
      Fort Worth, Texas, United States
    • 1986 - 1991
      vice president
      Fort Worth, Texas, United States
    • 1991 - 1992
      vice president, administration and Chief Financial Officer Intelligent Electronics
      Exton, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1992
      president, G. Parker Holdings Incorporated
      Fort Worth, Texas, United States