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John Burney Hook

John Burney Hook, American investment company executive. Certified Public Accountant, Ohio.; certified finance analyst. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Institute Chartered Financial Analyst, Union Club (Cleveland), Westwood Country Club, Ironwood Country Club (Palm Desert, California).

Background

  • Hook, John Burney was born on September 6, 1928 in Franklin, Indiana, United States. Son of Burney S. and Elsie C. (Hubbard) Hook.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Indiana University, 1956. Master of Business Administration, Indiana University, 1957.

    Career

    • Store manager Goodman-Jester, Inc., Franklin, Indiana, 1949-1950. Auditor Ernst & Ernst, Indianapolis, 1953-1956. Financial analyst Eli Lilly & Company, 1957-1959.

      General partner Ball, Burge & Kraus, Cleveland, 1966-1972. President, director Cuyahoga Management Corporation, 1966-1981. Managing partner Hook Partners, Cleveland, 1984—1996.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Ohio. Certified finance analyst.

    Politics

    When seeking to address certain political issues, the Church must engage with other denominations to understand their views and needs.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    A true Christian should help those in need, regardless of religious affiliation.

    Membership

    Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Institute Chartered Financial Analyst, Union Club (Cleveland), Westwood Country Club, Ironwood Country Club (Palm Desert, California).

    Connections

    • Married Georgia Delis, February 8, 1958. Children: David, Deborah.
    • father: Burney S. Hook
    • mother: Elsie C. (Hubbard) Hook
    • spouse: Georgia Delis
    • children: David Hook
    • Deborah Hook
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    Born September 6, 1928
    Nationality
    • 1956
      Indiana University
    • 1957
      Indiana University
    • 1949 - 1950
      Store manager, Goodman-Jester
      Franklin, Tennessee, United States
    • 1953 - 1956
      auditor, Ernst & Ernst
      Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
    • 1957 - 1959
      financial analyst, Eli Lilly & Company
    • 1966 - 1972
      general partner, Ball
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 1966 - 1981
      president, Cuyahoga Management Corporation
    • 1966 - 1981
      director, Cuyahoga Management Corporation
    • 1984 - 1996
      managing partner, Hook Partners
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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