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Richard Franklin Sperring

Richard Franklin Sperring, business management educator. Bar: Florida 1982.

Background

  • Sperring, Richard Franklin was born on August 22, 1930 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. Son of Earl Lewis and Helen Mae (Smith) Sperring.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Ceramic Engineering, Iowa State University, 1952. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1957. Juris Doctor cum laude, University Miami, 1982.

    Career

    • Various including engineer, plant manager, general manager, vice president Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company Industries, Pittsburgh, 1952-1979. Part-time law clerk Bailey and Dawes, P.A., Miami, Florida, 1980-1981. Associate attorney Fine Jacobson Block Klein Colan and Simon, P.A., 1982-1983.

      Assistant professor, director Master of Business Administration/Accounting programs St. Thomas University, 1984-1985, founding dean College Business and Finance, 1984-1986. Visiting professor Public Administration Florida International University, 1987. Executive director state board of education State of Idaho, Boise, 1987-1988.

      Professor business management William Penn College, Oskaloosa, Iowa, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Florida 1982.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    School board Crystal City, Missouri, 1959-1961, Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania, 1974-1979. Trustee Salem (West Virginia) College, 1962-1966, William Penn College, since 1991. Scoutmaster commissioner Boy Scouts American, Crystal City, 1957-1960.

    Manager and commissioner Little League Baseball, Crystal City, 1957-1960. Board directors Clarksburg (West Virginia) Association for Industrial Management, 1964-1966. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1952-1954, Korea.

    Member American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Decision Sciences Institute.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Lucille DeMoss, December 19, 1954. Children: Diane Jean Sperring Rabideau, Catherine Elaine Sperring Garcia, David Lyle Sperring.
    • father: Earl Lewis Sperring
    • mother: Helen Mae (Smith) Sperring
    • spouse: Margaret Lucille DeMoss
    • children: Diane Jean Sperring Rabideau Sperring
    • Catherine Elaine Sperring Garcia Sperring
    • David Lyle Sperring
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    Born August 22, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1952
      Iowa State University
    • 1957
      Harvard University
    • 1982
      University Miami
    • 1952 - 1979
      Various including engineer, Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company Industries
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1952 - 1979
      plant manager, Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company Industries
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1952 - 1979
      general manager, Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company Industries
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1952 - 1979
      vice president, Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company Industries
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1980 - 1981
      part-time law clerk, Bailey and Dawes
      Miami, Florida, United States
    • 1982 - 1983
      associate, attorney Fine Jacobson Block Klein Colan and Simon
    • 1984 - 1985
      assistant, Master of Business Administration/Accounting programs St. Thomas University
    • 1984 - 1986
      assistant, Master of Business Administration/Accounting programs St. Thomas University
    • 1984 - 1985
      director, Master of Business Administration/Accounting programs St. Thomas University
    • 1984 - 1986
      director, Master of Business Administration/Accounting programs St. Thomas University
    • 1987 - 1988
      executive, director state board of education State of Idaho
      Boise, Idaho, United States
    • 1987
      visiting professor, Public Administration Florida International University
    • 1989
      professor, business management William Penn College
      Oskaloosa, Iowa, United States
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