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John Charles Custer

John Charles Custer, American portfolio manager.


  • Custer, John Charles was born on August 30, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John Howard and Irene Lillian (McGovern) Custer.

  • Education

    • AB, Indiana University, 1956. Master of Health Administration, University Minnesota, 1966. Graduate, Harvard AMP, 1975.


    • Assistant administrator Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1966-1967. Clinical administrator Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, California, 1967-1969, director materials, 1969-1970, manager health plan Cleveland, 1970-1974, vice president, health plan manager, 1974-1979. Vice president Kaiser Permanente Advisory Services, Oakland, 1979-1984.

      President, Chief Executive Officer Keystone Health Plan, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, 1984—1987, Custer & Associates, Hummelstown, 1987—1992. Investment broker Legg Mason Wood Walker, Inc., 1992—2006, Smith Barney, 2006. Partner Heritage Wealth Advisers, Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, since 2006.

      Lecturer University Minnesota Graduate School of Public Health, Minneapolis, 1981-1985, Harvard University Graduate School of Public Health, Boston, 1977-1980. Technical consultant United States Department Health and Human Services, 1980-1984.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Chairman Pennsylvania Association health maintenance organization 's, Harrisburg, 1984-1986. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1956-1958, colonel United States Army Reserve. Member American Public Health Association, American College Health Care Executives, American Hospital Association, Medical Group Management Association, International Federation of Employee Benefit Plans, Pennsylvania State Chamber of Commerce (chairman health care cost contain committee), Pennsylvania State Department of Public Welfare (health care advisory subcommittee 1984-1985), Oakmont Homeowners Association (president), Hershey Golf Club (trustee 2004^), Cosmos Club (Washington), Army-Navy Club (Washington), Harvard Club (New York City), Elks, Delta Upsilon.


    • Married Barbara Ann Welcher, September 5, 1959 (deceased September 1996). 1 child, John Thomas.
    • father: John Howard Custer
    • mother: Irene Lillian (McGovern) Custer
    • spouse: Barbara Ann Welcher
    • child: John Thomas Custer
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    Born August 30, 1934
    • 1956
      Indiana University
    • 1966
      University Minnesota
    • 1975
      Harvard Advanced Management Program
    • 1966 - 1967
      Assistant, administrator Johns Hopkins Hospital
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1967 - 1969
      clinical administrator, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program
      Oakland, Tennessee, United States
    • 1979 - 1984
      vice president, Kaiser Permanente Advisory Services
      Oakland, Tennessee, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      president, Keystone Health Plan
      Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      Chief Executive Officer, Keystone Health Plan
      Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1992 - 2006
      investment broker, Legg Mason Wood Walker
    • 2006
      partner, Heritage Wealth Advisers
      Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 2006
      investment broker, Legg Mason Wood Walker
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