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investment company executive

Bert Atwater Getz, American investment company executive.


Getz, Bert Atwater was born on May 7, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of George Fulmer Junior and Olive Cox (Atwater) Getz.


Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1959.


Vice president Globe Corporation, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1960-1974, president, board directors, since 1974, Chief Executive Officer, since 1992. Board directors Bank of America, Illinois, Dean Foods Company, Franklin Park, Illinois, Ameritas Life Insurance Corporation, Lincoln, board trustees, Mayo Foundation, Rochester (chairman 2002-2006), director and president Globe Foundation, Arthur R. Merch Foundation.


Board directors Western Golf Association, Golf, Illinois, Indiana University Foundation, Bloomington, National History Fire Foundation. Chairman board governors Merit Club, Libertyville, Illinois. Trustee Lawrenceville School, since 1972, president board directors 1984-1990, trustee emeritus, 1990.

Trustee Arizona Community Foundation, Phoenix, since 1978, chairman board directors, 1981-1989, chairman emeritus, 1989. Member Phoenix Thunderbirds, Paradise Valley Country Club, John Gardiners Tennis Ranch, Merit Club, Sigma Chi, Theta Theta.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, golf.


Married Sandra Maclean, July 17, 1958. Children: Lynn Getz, George F., Bert A. Junior.

George Fulmer Getz Junior

Olive Cox (Atwater) Getz

Sandra Maclean

Lynn Getz

George F. Getz

Bert A. Junior Getz