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Gwain Homer Gillespie

Gwain Homer Gillespie, American financial executive. Trustee Tax Foundation Inc.; board directors Portland Concert Association, Maine Development Foundation; Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Finance Executives Institute.

Background

  • Gillespie, Gwain Homer was born on December 7, 1931 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, United States. Son of Homer H. and Ruth (Auker) Gillespie.

  • Education

    • Student, Gustavus Adolphus College, 1952. Bachelor of Business Administration, University Michigan, 953.

    Career

    • Partner Touche Ross & Company, 1953-1965. Executive vice president Chrysler Corporation, Detroit and Europe, 1965-1978. Senior vice president finance and administration Heublein, Inc., Farmington, Connecticut, 1978-1983.

      Senior vice president, chief finance officer Richard Joshua Reynolds Industries, Inc., Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1983-1984, executive vice president, chief finance officer, 1984-1986, also director. Executive vice president, chief finance officer, director First American Bankshares Inc., Washington, 1987-1988. Executive vice president finance and administration Unum Corporation, Portland, Maine, 1988-1991, vice chairman, since 1991.

    Membership

    Trustee Tax Foundation Inc. Board directors Portland Concert Association, Maine Development Foundation. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Finance Executives Institute.

    Connections

    • Married Janet Warn, March 3, 1979. Children– Shannon, Michael, Kevin, Gwain, Robin, Patricia, Alison, Patrick, Colin.
    • father: Homer H. Gillespie
    • mother: Ruth (Auker) Gillespie
    • spouse: Janet Warn
    • children: Shannon Gillespie
    • Michael Gillespie
    • Kevin Gillespie
    • Gwain Gillespie
    • Robin Gillespie
    • Patricia Gillespie
    • Alison Gillespie
    • Patrick Gillespie
    • Colin Gillespie
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    Born December 7, 1931
    Nationality
    • 1952
      Gustavus Adolphus College
    • 953
      University Michigan
    • 1953 - 1965
      Partner, Touche Ross & Company
    • 1965 - 1978
      executive, vice president Chrysler Corporation
    • 1978 - 1983
      senior, vice president finance and administration Heublein
      Farmington, Michigan, United States
    • 1983 - 1984
      senior, R.J. Reynolds Industries
      North Carolina, United States
    • 1983 - 1984
      chief finance officer, R.J. Reynolds Industries
      North Carolina, United States
    • 1987 - 1988
      executive, First American Bankshares Incorporated
      Washington, United States
    • 1987 - 1988
      chief finance officer, First American Bankshares Incorporated
      Washington, United States
    • 1987 - 1988
      director, First American Bankshares Incorporated
      Washington, United States
    • 1988 - 1991
      executive, vice president finance and administration Unum Corporation
      Portland, Jamaica
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