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Robert Lawrence Cummings

Robert Lawrence Cummings, American financial company executive. Certified Public Accountant, Virginia. Past assistant treasurer Mariners Museum, Newport News; former treasurer Methodist Church, Barrington, Rhode Island, 1970-1973, Hampton Rds. Junior Chamber of Commerce, Newports, 1968. member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Background

  • Cummings, Robert Lawrence was born on June 4, 1938 in Bronxville, New York, United States. Son of Frederick Otis and Ethel (Malm) Cummings.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia, 1960. Postgraduate, Rutgers University, 1961.

    Career

    • Staff accountant Price Waterhouse, New York City, 1961-1964. Manager special accounting department Newport News Shipbuilding, 1964-1969. Vice president, treasurer Narragansett Capital, Providence, 1969-1973.

      Executive vice president Iroquois Brands, Ltd., Greenwich, Connecticut, 1973-1982. Vice president Haas Finance, New York City, 1982-1986. Vice president finance C.A. Barrs Controllers, Yorktown, Virginia, 1986-1989.

      President American Capital Group, Newport News, since 1989. Chief Financial Officer Decorating Den, Bethesda, Maryland, 1991-1992, Healthtrax, Glastonbury, Connecticut, 1995-1998. Past chairman board Champale.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Virginia.

    Membership

    Past assistant treasurer Mariners Museum, Newport News. Former treasurer Methodist Church, Barrington, Rhode Island, 1970-1973, Hampton Rds. Junior Chamber of Commerce, Newports, 1968. member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.

    Personality

    Interests

    Aerobic sports, triathlons.

    Connections

    • Married Carol Jean Wise, August 23, 1958 (deceased July 1991). Children: Robert Lawrence Junior and William Anderson (twins), David Brian.
    • father: Frederick Otis Cummings
    • mother: Ethel (Malm) Cummings
    • spouse: Carol Jean Wise
    • children: Robert Lawrence Junior and William Anderson Cummings (twins)
    • David Brian Cummings
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    Nationality
    • 1960
      Randolph-Macon College
    • 1961
      Rutgers University
    • 1961 - 1964
      Staff accountant, Price Waterhouse
    • 1964 - 1969
      manager, special accounting department Newport News Shipbuilding
    • 1969 - 1973
      vice president, Narragansett Capital
      Providence, Rhode Island, United States
    • 1969 - 1973
      treasurer, Narragansett Capital
      Providence, Rhode Island, United States
    • 1973 - 1982
      executive, vice president Iroquois Brands
      Greenwich, United Kingdom
    • 1982 - 1986
      vice president, Haas Finance
    • 1986 - 1989
      vice president, finance C.A. Barrs Controllers
      Yorktown, Indiana, United States
    • 1989
      president, American Capital Group
      Newport News, Virginia, United States
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