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James Farris Hopkins

James Farris Hopkins, American accounting and management educator. Certified Public Accountant, Tennessee; public accountant, Tennessee. Recipient Meritorious Service award Christian Church, Madison, 1986.

Background

  • Hopkins, James Farris was born on August 2, 1932 in Rector, Arkansas, United States. Son of Vernon and Ollie James (Cope) Hopkins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Murray State University, 1958. Postgraduate, Peabody College, 1972. Postgraduate, University Tennessee, 1974.

      Master of Business Administration, Middle Tennessee State University, 1990.

    Career

    • Mathematics teacher Metropolis (Illinois) High School, 1959-1961, Graves County School Board, Mayfield, Kentucky, 1961-1962. Senior cost accountant Harvey Aluminum, Inc., Milan, 1962-1967. Comptroller Vanderbilt University Joint University Libraries, Nashville, 1967-1973.

      Assistant controller Peterbilt Motor Company, Madison, Tennessee, 1973-1974. Chief finance officer Aware Inc., Nashville, 1974-1987. Private practice public accountant Madison, Tennessee, since 1975.

      Accounting professor Edmondson Junior College, Nashville, since 1990. Consultant GSEE, Inc., LaVergne, Tennessee, 1975-1985, Make, Inc., Nashville, 1978-1986, All-Points Travel, Inc., Brentwood, Tennessee, 1981-1983. Board directors Business & Engineering Computer Service, Inc., Nashville, since 1980.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Tennessee. Public accountant, Tennessee.

    Works

    • Author: (with others) (text) Strategic Management and Business Policy, 1990.

    Membership

    Incorporator and treasurer Madison Christian Cooperative Ministry, 1982-1986. Member National Association Accountants, National Society Public Accountants, Tennessee Society Public Accountants, Marine Corps League (vice commandant, Distinguished Service award 1984), Phi Kappa Phi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing, golf, woodworking, computer systems design.

    Connections

    • Married Joyce Dean Breedlove, November 27, 1951 (deceased January 25, 1978). Children: Dennis Russell (deceased), Christopher Lane. Married Rebecca Crawford Bates, August 10, 1979.
    • father: Vernon Hopkins
    • mother: Ollie James (Cope) Hopkins
    • spouses: Joyce Dean Breedlove
    • Rebecca Crawford Bates
    • children: Dennis Russell Hopkins (deceased)
    • Christopher Lane Hopkins
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    Born August 2, 1932
    Nationality
    • 1958
      Murray State University
    • 1972
      Peabody College
    • 1974
      University Tennessee
    • 1990
      Middle Tennessee State University
    • 1959 - 1961
      Mathematics teacher, Metropolis (Illinois) High School
    • 1961 - 1962
      Mathematics teacher, Metropolis (Illinois) High School
      Mayfield, Kentucky, United States
    • 1962 - 1967
      senior, cost accountant Harvey Aluminum
      Milan, Illinois, United States
    • 1967 - 1973
      comptroller, Vanderbilt University Joint University Libraries
      Nashville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1973 - 1974
      assistant, controller Peterbilt Motor Company
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1974 - 1987
      chief finance officer, Aware Incorporated
      Nashville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1975
      private practice, public accountant Madison
      Tennessee, United States
    • 1990
      accounting, professor Edmondson Junior College
      Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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