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Mary Terzian

Mary Terzian, senior internal auditor, business owner.


  • Terzian, Mary was born on September 18, 1932 in Cairo. Came to the United States, 1967.

  • Education

    • Student, Columbia University, 1969. Bachelor of Business Administration, California State University.A., 1977. Postgraduate, California State University.A., 1978.

      Postgraduate, University of California at Los Angeles, 1984.


    • From administrative assistant to personnel assistant United Nations, Alexandria,, Arab Republic Egypt, Kinshasa, People's Republic Congo, Lome, Togo, 1957-1965. Bilingual secretary Gedeon Business Forms, Beirut, Lebanon, 1965-1967, Givaudan Corporation, New York City, 1967-1969, Los Angeles County Department Health, 1970-1974. Internal auditor Transam.

      Occidental Life Insurance, Los Angeles, 1980-1982, The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, California, since 1982.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Armenian Orthodox Church


    Trustee, assistant treasurer, secretary, head cultural committee St. James Armenian Church, since 1989. Member Institute Internal Auditors (secretary Beach Cities, California chapter since 1988), Armenian-American Mechanical Engineering Club (treasurer Los Angeles chapter 1979), Toastmasters (president, education vice president, editor Aerospace #401 chapter), Aerospace Women's Committee (editor newsletter since 1992).



    Photography, domestic arts, writing, travel, reading.


    • Daughter of Dikran Kevork and Rebecca (Demirjian) T. (divorced); 1 child, Ani Nayri Tertzakian.
    • father: Dikran Kevork Terzian
    • mother: Rebecca (Demirjian) Terzian
    • child: Ani Nayri Tertzakian Terzian
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    Born September 18, 1932
    • 1969
      Columbia University
    • 1977
      California State University
    • 1978
      California State University
    • 1984
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1957 - 1965
      From administrative assistant, to personnel assistant United Nations
      Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
    • 1965 - 1967
      bilingual secretary, Gedeon Business Forms
      Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
    • 1967 - 1969
      bilingual secretary, Gedeon Business Forms
    • 1970 - 1974
      bilingual secretary, Gedeon Business Forms
    • 1980 - 1982
      intern, al auditor Transam. Occidental Life Insurance
    • 1982
      intern, al auditor Transam. Occidental Life Insurance
      El Segundo, California, United States
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