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James Thomas Grimaldi

James Thomas Grimaldi, American private investor. Chartered Life Underwriter, 1964. Recipient Special Tribute as Outstanding Citizen, State of Michigan, 1974.

Background

  • Grimaldi, James Thomas was born on December 8, 1928 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Son of Anthony and Helen (Bernatt) Grimaldi.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Pennsylvania, 1951. Master of Business Administration, Columbia University, 1955.

    Career

    • Branch accountant Watson-Flagg Engineering Company, Paterson, New Jersey, 1953-1956. From agent to senior assistant district manager Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Paterson, Ridgewood, 1956-1961. Regional agency director, assistant vice president American Amicable Life Insurance Company, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1961-1966.

      Vice president marketing Inland Life Insurance Company, Chicago, 1966-1969. Executive vice president Peoples Home Life Insurance Company Indiana, 1969-1971, Federal Life & Casualty Company, Battle Creek, 1970-1971. President, chief executive officer, also director Peoples Home Life Insurance Company of Indiana, 1971-1974.

      President, Chief Executive Officer, board directors Federal Life & Casualty Company, 1971-1974, Keystone Company, Boston, 1974-1976, Cornerstone Finance Services, Inc., Boston, 1974-1976. Executive vice president sales Keystone Custodian Funds, Inc., 1974-1976. Engaged in private investments, since 1976.

      Member faculty De Paul University, Chicago, 1969.

    Major achievements

    • Chartered Life Underwriter, 1964.

    Membership

    1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1951-1953. Board directors, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, 1972-1974. Trustee, Community Hospital Association, Battlecreek, Michigan 1971-1974.

    Member Sales Marketing Executives International, American Society Chartered Life Underwriter, National Association Life Underwriters, American Marketing Association, Association Individual Investors, Life Association Michigan (president 1973, executive committee), National Association Security Dealers, Academy Political Science, University Pennsylvania Alumni Association, Columbia University Alumni Association.

    Connections

    • Married Norma Miriello, June 17, 1951. Children: Patricia Ann, Pamela Gay, Donna Lynne.
    • father: Anthony Grimaldi
    • mother: Helen (Bernatt) Grimaldi
    • spouse: Norma Miriello
    • children: Patricia Ann Grimaldi
    • Pamela Gay Grimaldi
    • Donna Lynne Grimaldi
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    Born December 8, 1928
    Nationality
    • 1951
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1955
      Columbia University
    • 1953 - 1956
      Branch accountant, Watson-Flagg Engineering Company
      Paterson, New Jersey, United States
    • 1956 - 1961
      from agent to senior, assistant district manager Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
      Paterson, New Jersey, United States
    • 1961 - 1966
      regional agency director, vice president American Amicable Life Insurance Company
      Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
    • 1961 - 1966
      assistant, vice president American Amicable Life Insurance Company
      Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
    • 1966 - 1969
      vice president, marketing Inland Life Insurance Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1969 - 1971
      executive, vice president Peoples Home Life Insurance Company Indiana
    • 1970 - 1971
      executive, vice president Peoples Home Life Insurance Company Indiana
      Battle Creek, Michigan, United States
    • 1971 - 1974
      president, Peoples Home Life Insurance Company of Indiana
    • 1971 - 1974
      chief executive, Peoples Home Life Insurance Company of Indiana
    • 1971 - 1974
      also director, Peoples Home Life Insurance Company of Indiana
    • 1971 - 1974
      president, s Federal Life & Casualty Company
    • 1971 - 1974
      Chief Executive Officer, s Federal Life & Casualty Company
    • 1971 - 1974
      board director, s Federal Life & Casualty Company
    • 1974 - 1976
      president, s Federal Life & Casualty Company
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      president, s Federal Life & Casualty Company
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      Chief Executive Officer, s Federal Life & Casualty Company
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      Chief Executive Officer, s Federal Life & Casualty Company
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      board director, s Federal Life & Casualty Company
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      board director, s Federal Life & Casualty Company
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      executive, vice president sales Keystone Custodian Funds
    • 1976
      engaged in private investments
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