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James Wagner Newill

James Wagner Newill, American accounting executive. Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida.


  • Newill, James Wagner was born on December 22, 1934 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James Meyers and Ruth Elizabeth (Wagner) Newill.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, St. Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, 1962.


    • Staff accountant George Conti & Company, Certified Public Accountant, Greensburg, 1962-1965. Internal auditor Duquesne Light Company, Pittsburgh, 1965-1967. Supervisor accounts payable and general ledger Kennametal, Inc., Latrobe, 1967-1971.

      Assistant controller Glosser Stores, Inc., Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1971-1973. Controller, assistant treasurer Meridian Plastics, Inc., Byesville, Ohio, 1973-1976. Regional controller Friendly Ice Cream Corporation, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, 1976-1979.

      President J.W. Newill Company, Troy, Ohio, 1979-1992. Private practice Florida, since 1993. Board directors 1st Commonwealth Finance Corporation, Indiana, Pennsylvania, since 1999.

      To staff sergeant United States Air Force, 1954-1958.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Elected town commissioner Highland Beach, 2005—2008, elected mayor, since 2008. Vice president board directors Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, Troy, Ohio, 1982—1985, finance advisory board Highland Beach, Florida, 2003—2005. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association Accountants, Sea Ranch Club Boca (board directors 1999-2001), Masons, Shriners, Scottish Rite, Rotary (chairman committee, Paul Harris fellow), Elks.



    Travel, tennis, theater.


    • Married Helene Margaret Dolibois, February 18, 1957. 1 child, J. Eric.
    • father: James Meyers Newill
    • mother: Ruth Elizabeth (Wagner) Newill
    • spouse: Helene Margaret Dolibois
    • child: J. Eric Newill
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    • 1962
      St. Vincent College
    • 1962 - 1965
      Staff accountant, George Conti & Company
      Greensburg, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1965 - 1967
      intern, al auditor Duquesne Light Company
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1967 - 1971
      supervisor accounts payable and general ledger Kennametal
      Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1971 - 1973
      assistant, controller Glosser Stores
      Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1973 - 1976
      controller, treasurer Meridian Plastics
      Byesville, Ohio, United States
    • 1973 - 1976
      assistant, treasurer Meridian Plastics
      Byesville, Ohio, United States
    • 1976 - 1979
      regional controller, Friendly Ice Cream Corporation
      Wilbraham, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1979 - 1992
      president, J.W. Newill Company
      Troy, Michigan, United States
    • 1993
      private practice, Florida
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