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Arlene Alice Ackerman

Arlene Alice Ackerman, American accountant, consultant, artist, writer. Certified Public Accountant, Indiana. Member Atlanta Feminist Women's Chorus. Officer United States Army, 1956-1961, 67-71; colonel United States Army Reserve, retired, 1988. Member Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (associate), Marin Society Artist, San Francisco Early Music Society, National Association Miniature Enthusiasts.

Background

  • Ackerman, Arlene Alice was born on March 24, 1936 in Omaha. Daughter of Walter Nelson and Mildred Eleanor (Krimlofski) Ackerman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Social Science and Economics, San Francisco State University, 1962. Master of Arts in Political Science, Purdue University, 1967. Graduate, United States Department Defense Information School, 1973.

      Graduate, United States Army Command-General Staff College, 1977.

    Career

    • Accountant, administrator Peeples & MacDonald, Certified Public Accountants, Sacramento, 1961-1966. Accountant chief accountant's office Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1966-1967. Adjunct general and information officer, editor newspaper 123d Army Reserve Command, 1972-1975.

      Managing partner Piano Showcase, Indianapolis, 1975-1983. Administrator Bennett Thrasher & Company Certified Public Accountants, Atlanta, 1983-1986, Melvin Belli Law Offices, San Francisco, 1990. Business consultant Ackerman & Associates, Indianapolis, 1986-1990.

      Accounting manager, acting Chief Financial Officer Lera Dynalectric, San Francisco, 1991-1994. Chief Financial Officer National Home Business Association, St. Helena, California, 1994-1996. Principal Ackerman & Associates, Fairfax, 1996-2000.

      Finance analyst Exodus Communications, Inc., Santa Clara, since 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Indiana.

    Works

    • Editor Museum Indian Heritage Newsletter, Indianapolis, 1971-1977. Exhibited in group shows at Marin Agricultural Land Trust, San Rafael, California, 1993, Marin County Fair & Exposition, San Rafael, 1993, 96, Marin Society Artists, Ross, California, 1993, 94, Monterey Peninsula Museum Art Christmas Miniature Show, 1993, Artisans Gallery, Mill Valley, California, 1993-1995, Sonoma-Marin Fair, Petaluma, California, 1993-1994, San Mateo (California) County Fair, 1992-1994, Sonoma County Fair, Santa Rosa, California, 1993-1995. Contributor articles to Army professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Atlanta Feminist Women's Chorus. Officer United States Army, 1956-1961, 67-71. Colonel United States Army Reserve, retired, 1988.

    Member Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (associate), Marin Society Artist, San Francisco Early Music Society, National Association Miniature Enthusiasts.

    Personality

    Interests

    Classical piano, painting, drawing, writing children's stories, miniature artist.

    Connections

    • father: Walter Nelson Ackerman
    • mother: Mildred Eleanor (Krimlofski) Ackerman
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    Born March 24, 1936
    Nationality
    • 1962
      San Francisco State University
    • 1967
      Purdue University
    • 1973
      United States Department Defense Information School
    • 1977
      United States Army Command-General Staff College
    • 1961 - 1966
      Accountant, Peeples & MacDonald
      Sacramento, California, United States
    • 1961 - 1966
      administrator, Peeples & MacDonald
      Sacramento, California, United States
    • 1966 - 1967
      accountant, chief accountant's office Purdue University
      West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
    • 1972 - 1975
      adjunct general and information officer
    • 1975 - 1983
      managing partner, Piano Showcase
      Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
    • 1983 - 1986
      administrator, Bennett Thrasher & Company Certified Public Accountants
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1986 - 1990
      business consultant, Ackerman & Associates
      Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
    • 1990
      administrator, Bennett Thrasher & Company Certified Public Accountants
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1991 - 1994
      accounting, manager
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1994 - 1996
      Chief Financial Officer National Home Business Association
      California, United States
    • 1996
      principal Ackerman & Associate, s
      Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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