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Richard Albert Bode

Richard Albert Bode was American financial executive. Certified Public Accountant, Illinois.

Background

  • Bode, Richard Albert was born on July 26, 1931 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles John and Esther (Burgert) Bode.

  • Education

    • Student, Loras College, 1951. Bachelor of Science, DePaul University, 1953. Master of Business Administration, University Detroit, 1960.

    Career

    • With Baumann, Finney & Company (public accountants), Chicago, 1953-1956. Staff accountant National Tea Company, 1956-1958, divisional controller Detroit, 1958-1962. Assistant controller Eagle Food Centers, Rock Island, Illinois, 1962-1963.

      Comptroller Brinks, Inc., Chicago, 1963-1968, treasurer, 1968-1969, vice president, treasurer, 1970-1978. Vice president finance DLM, Inc., Allen, Texas, 1978-1989. Member Government Accounting Standards Advisory Council, 1996-1999.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois.

    Membership

    Member Village Hinsdale Plan Commission, 1969-1975, Plano Board Adjustments, 1988-1990. Member Plano City Council, 1990-2000, deputy mayor pro tempore, 1995-1996, mayor pro tempore, 1996-1997, 99-2000. Secretary-treasurer Allen Industrial Foundation, 1983-1988.

    Board directors Plano Homeowners Council, 1984-1990, president, 1987-1988. Member Regional Transportation Council, 1993-2000. Member advisory council Texas Municipal Retirement Systems, 1996-2000.

    Member Plano Economic Development Board, 1999-2000, Plano Sister City, Inc., 1994—2002, treasurer, 2000-2002, Plano Heritage Commission, 2000-2002. Member leadership committee John Paul II High School, 2000-2003. Board directors Hope's Door, since 2000, treasurer 2001^.

    Member Illinois Certified Public Accountants Society (director 1976-1978).

    Connections

    • Married Marjorie Ann Lane, July 28, 1962. Children– Anne, Julie, John, Ellen, Mary Elizabeth.
    • father: Charles John Bode
    • mother: Esther (Burgert) Bode
    • spouse: Marjorie Ann Lane
    • children: Anne Bode
    • Julie Bode
    • John Bode
    • Ellen Bode
    • Mary Elizabeth Bode
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    Nationality
    • 1951
      Loras College
    • 1953
      DePaul University
    • 1960
      University Detroit
    • 1958 - 1962
      staff accountant, National Tea Company
    • 1962 - 1963
      assistant, controller Eagle Food Centers
      Rock Island, Illinois, United States
    • 1963 - 1968
      comptroller, Brinks
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1978 - 1989
      vice president, finance DLM
      Allen, Texas, United States
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