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Donovan Francis Dasher

Donovan Francis Dasher, American financial planning company executive.


  • Dasher, Donovan Francis was born on September 10, 1936 in Valdosta, Georgia, United States. Son of Donovan O. and Fannie (Wisenbaker) Dasher.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Chemical Engrin., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1960. Postgraduate executive program in finance, Pennsylvania State University, 1981. Certified, College for Finance Planning, Denver, 1985.


    • Foods research and development engineer Procter and Gamble Company, Cincinnati, 1959-1962, coffee research and development group leader, 1962-1967, superintendent instant coffee plant Folgers Coffee division South San Francisco, California, 1967-1969. Production director Albany (Georgia) Plant M&M/Mars, 1969-1974, quality control/technical service director Chicago, 1974-1976, production director, 1976-1979. Vice president manufacturing Snackmaster division Mars Inc., Albany, 1979-1981, vice president service and finance, 1981-1982.

      President, owner Finance Advisors Inc., since 1982. Branch manager FSC Securities Corporation, Albany, 1982-1985, Pilot Finance Services, Albany, 1985-1986, PlanVest Capital Corporation, Albany, 1986-1987. Managing executive Integrated Resources Equity Corporation, Albany, 1987-1989.

      Managing executive Royal Alliance Associates, Inc., Albany, since 1989.


    • Patentee peanut butter stabilizers.


    Deacon Cardinal Doctor Church of Christ, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, 1975-1978, elder, 1978-1979. Chairman board South Georgia Christian Academy, Albany, 1984-1986. Treasurer Thronateeska Heritage Foundation, Albany, since 1987.8.

    Member International Association for Finance Planning, Institute Certified Finance Planners (certified), Albany Estate Planning Council, Kiwanis (president 1988-1989, treasurer 1985-1986).



    Reading, travel, golf, sailing.


    • Married Lucia Gay Philips, December 21, 1957. Children: Kathryn Dasher Zanardo, Donovan Francis Junior, Kenneth Alan.
    • father: Donovan O. Dasher
    • mother: Fannie (Wisenbaker) Dasher
    • spouse: Lucia Gay Philips
    • children: Kathryn Dasher Zanardo Dasher
    • Donovan Francis Junior Dasher
    • Kenneth Alan Dasher
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    Born September 10, 1936
    • 1960
      Georgia Institute of Technology
    • 1981
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1985
      College for Finance Planning
    • 1959 - 1962
      Foods research and development engineer, Procter and Gamble Company
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    • 1967 - 1969
      Foods research and development engineer, Procter and Gamble Company
      California, United States
    • 1979 - 1981
      vice president, manufacturing Snackmaster division Mars Incorporated
      Albany, New York, United States
    • 1982
      president, s Incorporated
    • 1982
      owner Finance Advisor, s Incorporated
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