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Cyrus A. Ansary

Cyrus A. Ansary, American investment company executive, lawyer. Bar: Maryland 1959, District of Columbia 1960, Virginia 1961; certified in French civilization University Paris, 1966.

Background

  • Ansary, Cyrus A. was born on November 20, 1933 in Shoraz, Oram. Son of A. Russell and Jamali (Mostmand) Ansary.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, American University, 1955. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1958.

    Career

    • Private practice, Washington, 1959-1972. Senior partner firm Ansary, Kirkpatrick and Rosse, 1964-1972. Chairman board Industry Reports, Inc., Washington, 1960-1972.

      Organizer, 1st chairman board, president Woodland National Bank, Alexandria, Virginia, 1963-1967. Lecturer School Business Administration, American University, 1967-1971. Chairman board Finance dynamics corporation, Washington, 1967-1972, Campbell Music Company, Washington, 1968-1972, John L. Lindstrom and Associates, Inc., Washington, 1962-1986, IK Investment A.G., Zurich, Switzerland, 1974-1979.

      President Investment Services International Company LLC, Washington, since 1973. Chairman MACO Bancorp, 1988—1995. Chairman & emeritus director Washington Mutual Investors Fund.

      Chairman J. P. Morgan Value Opportunities Fund, American Funds Tax-Exempt Series I, Fort Knox National Company. With United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1959-1964.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Maryland 1959, District of Columbia 1960, Virginia 1961. Certified in French civilization University Paris, 1966.

    Membership

    Trustee American University, 1968—1996, chairman board, 1982—1991. Trustee International Law Institute, 1976—1988, Wolf Trap Foundation, Vienna, 1977—1982, Fried. Krupp Foundation, Essen, Germany, 1977—1979, Washington Opera Society, 1982—1989.

    President Ansary Foundation, Washington, since 1983. Member Woodrow Wilson Council, since 2000. Member of Pennsylvania Cardiovas.

    Institute Leadership Council, Chartered Financial Analyst Institute, National Economists Club, Washington Association Money Managers, National Press Club, Economic Club Washington, Economic Club New York, Life Guard Society Mount Vernon, Congressional Country Club, Chevy Chase Country Club (Bethesda), Metropolitan Club (Washington), Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Janet C. Hodges, August 1, 1970. Children: Douglas C., Pary Ann, Jeffrey C., Bradley C.
    • father: A. Russell Ansary
    • mother: Jamali (Mostmand) Ansary
    • spouse: Janet C. Hodges
    • children: Douglas C. Ansary
    • Pary Ann Ansary
    • Jeffrey C. Ansary
    • Bradley C. Ansary
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    Born November 20, 1933
    Nationality
    • 1955
      American University
    • 1958
      Columbia University
    • 1959 - 1972
      Private practice
      Washington, United States
    • 1960 - 1972
      chairman, board Industry Reports
      Washington, United States
    • 1964 - 1972
      senior, partner firm Ansary
    • 1967 - 1972
      chairman, board Finance Dynamics Corporation
      Washington, United States
    • 1967 - 1971
      lecturer, School Business Administration
    • 1968 - 1972
      chairman, board Finance Dynamics Corporation
      Washington, United States
    • 1973
      president, Investment Services International Company Limited Liability Company
      Washington, United States
    • 1974 - 1979
      chairman, board Finance Dynamics Corporation
      Zurich, Switzerland, Switzerland
    • 1988 - 1995
      chairman, MACO Bancorp
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