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James McNeill Stancill

James McNeill Stancill was American finance educator.


  • Stancill, James McNeill was born on July 30, 1932 in Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of James Senior and Anne Jeanne (Sauter) Stancill.

  • Education

    • AB, George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, 1954. Master of Business Administration, George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy in Financial and Economics, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1965.


    • Buyer Melpar Inc., Falls Church, Virginia, 1954-1959. Instructor, administrative officer University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1959-1964. Professor finance University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1964—2007, professor emeritus, 2007—2009.

      Principal Stancill & Associates, Pasadena, California, 1964—2009, The McNeill Bush Company Ltd. Chairman Southwest Products Company, 1991—1997.


    • Essentials of Working Capital Management
    • A comprehensive primer for executives and managers on working capital management With limited access to credit and short term funding, it is increasingly important that companies focus on working capital management to free up funds and optimize liqidity.



    Genealogy, sailing, travel.


    • Married Catherine Jackson, September 25, 1954. Children: Martha A., Mary C., Christine E.
    • father: James Senior Stancill
    • mother: Anne Jeanne (Sauter) Stancill
    • spouse: Catherine Jackson
    • children: Martha A. Stancill
    • Mary C. Stancill
    • Christine E. Stancill
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    Died June 17, 2009
    (aged 76)
    • 1954
      George Washington University
    • 1957
      George Washington University
    • 1965
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1954 - 1959
      Buyer Melpar Incorporated
      Falls Church, Virginia, United States
    • 1959 - 1964
      instructor, University Pennsylvania
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1959 - 1964
      administrative officer, University Pennsylvania
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1964 - 2007
      professor, finance University Southern California