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Manufacturing company executive

Alvin Robert Umans, American Manufacturing company executive.

Background

Umans, Alvin Robert was born on March 11, 1927 in New York City. Son of Louis and Ethel (Banner) University.

Education

Student, University Rochester, New York, 1944—1945.

Career

Sales manager, Textile Mills Company, Chicago, 1954-1956; regional sales manager, Reflector Hardware Corporation, Melrose Park, Illinois, 1956-1958; national sales manager, Reflector Hardware Corporation, Melrose Park, Illinois, 1959-1962; vice president, Reflector Hardware Corporation, Melrose Park, Illinois, 1962-1965; president, treasurer, director, Reflector Hardware Corporation, Melrose Park, Illinois, 1965-1992; president, Chief Executive Officer, RHC/Spacemaster Corporation, Melrose Park, 1992-1997; chairman, Chief Executive Officer, RHC/Spacemaster Corporation, Melrose Park, since 1997. Vice president, board directors Goer Manufacturing Company, Inc., Charleston, South Carolina. Chairman Discovery Plastics, Oregon.

Chairman, treasurer, director Spacemaster Corporation, Delaware. Chairman.Morgan Marshall Industries, Inc., Illinois, Capitol Hardware, Inc., Illinois. Director, vice president Spartan Showcase Inc., Missouri.

Director Adams Comm., Chicago. Board of directors Monroe Comm., Chicago.

Membership

Trustee Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center, Chicago, since 1970, chairman board, 1987-1989. Trustee Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Chicago, since 1987, chairman board, 1987-1989. Trustee Sinai Health Systems, Chicago, since 1993, chairman, 1995-1997.

Member Cook County Bureau Advisory Committee, since 1994. Board directors Milton & Rose Zadek Fund, 1965-1978. Governing board member Cinema/Chicago, 1988-1989.

Served with United States Army, 1945-1946. Member National Association Store Fixture Manufacturers (director 1969-1970), World President's Organization, Chicago President's Organization Clubs: Standard (Chicago).

Connections

Married Nancy Jo Zadek, June 28, 1953 (divorced). Children: Kathi Lee Umans Lind, Craig Joseph. Married Madeleine Sayer, September 21, 1985.

1 child, Valentine Brett.

father:
Louis University

mother:
Ethel (Banner) University

spouse:
Madeleine Sayer

spouse:
Nancy Jo Zadek

child:
Valentine Brett Umans

child:
Craig Joseph Umans

child:
Kathi Lee Umans Lind Umans