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financial and management consultant

Arthur Sheridan Atkinson, American financial and management consultant.

Background

Atkinson, Arthur Sheridan was born on December 5, 1918 in Sacramento. Son of Arthur Garratt and Fay (Mosher) Atkinson.

Education

Bachelor of Science with highest honors, University California, Berkeley, 1939. Postgraduate, School Business, Stanford University, 1943.

Career

Investment advisor to regents University California, 1946-1951. Associate McKinsey & Company, 1951-1953. Investment counsel Scudder Stevens & Clark, San Francisco, 1953-1955.

Chairman board Atkinson & Associates, finance management consultants New York City and San Francisco, since 1955. Chairman board, president Botany Industries, New York City, since 1974. Chairman board, chairman Crown International Group, New York City, San Francisco, since 1974.

Chairman board Crown Finance Inc., Dallas, since 1974. Chairman board, chief executive officer Special Earth Equipment Corporation, Emoryville, California, 1976-1979. President The Myers Company, Orlando, Florida, 1973-1974.

Chairman board Development and Technology Assistance International, Inc., Palo Alto, California, 1960-1964. Special finance adviser to attorney general State of California, from 1976. Chairman Joan Hansent & Company, international licensing consultant, New York City, from 1977.

Managing director World Vision, Inc., Pasadena, California, 1958-1959. Treasurer W.R. Grace & Company, California and West Virginia, 1953. Vice president Fry Consultants, 1964-1967.

President Fry Finance, Inc., 1964-1967. Finance consultant to president and chairman Transam. Corporation, 1963-1964.

Director various companies. Lecturer, author in field.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1944. Member Newcomen Society N. American, National Federation Finance Analysts Societies, Association for Corporation Growth, Society for Advancement Management, International Platform Association, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship (director), British Philosophical Society, University Christian Fellowship (chairman), Chinese Christian College Association (trustee), University California Alumni Association, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma. Clubs: San Francisco Stock Exchange, University California Faculty.

Connections

Married Didi Crutcher, December 12, 1968. Children– Marsha Fay, Sheridan Earle.

father:
Arthur Garratt Atkinson

mother:
Fay (Mosher) Atkinson

spouse:
Didi Crutcher

child:
Marsha Fay Atkinson

child:
Sheridan Earle Atkinson