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Donovan Francis Dasher, American financial planning company executive.


Dasher, Donovan Francis was born on September 10, 1936 in Valdosta, Georgia, United States. Son of Donovan O. and Fannie (Wisenbaker) Dasher.


Bachelor in Chemical Engrin., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1960. Postgraduate executive program in finance, Pennsylvania State University, 1981. Certified, College for Finance Planning, Denver, 1985.


Foods research and development engineer, Procter and Gamble Company, Cincinnati, 1959-1962;coffee research and development group leader, Procter and Gamble Company, Cincinnati, 1962-1967;superintendent instant coffee plant Folgers Coffee division, Procter and Gamble Company, South San Francisco, California, 1967-1969;production director Albany (Georgia) Plant, M&M/Mars, 1969-1974;quality control/technical service director, M&M/Mars, Chicago, 1974-1976;production director, M&M/Mars, Chicago, 1976-1979;vice president manufacturing Snackmaster division, Mars Inc., Albany, 1979-1981;vice president service and finance, Mars Inc., Albany, 1981-1982;president, owner, Finance Advisors Inc., Albany, since 1982. Branch manager FSC Securities Corporation, Albany, 1982-1985, Pilot Finance Superior vena cava syndrome, Albany, 1985-1986, PlanVest Capital Corporation, Albany, 1986-1987. Managing executive Integrated Resources Equity Corporation, Albany, 1987-1989.

Managing executive Royal Alliance Associations, Inc., Albany, since 1989.


  • Other Work

    • Patentee peanut butter stabilizers.


Deacon Cardinal Doctor Church of Christ, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, 1975-1978, elder, 1978-1979. Chairman of the Board South Georgia Christian Academy, Albany, 1984-1986. Treasurer Thronateeska Heritage Foundation, Albany, since 1987.8.

Member International Association for Finance Planning, Institute Certified Finance Planners (certified), Albany Estate Planning Council, Kiwanis (president 1988-1989, treasurer 1985-1986).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, travel, golf, sailing.


Married Lucia Gay Philips, December 21, 1957. Children: Kathryn Dasher Zanardo, Donovan Francis Junior, Kenneth Alan.

Donovan O. Dasher

Fannie (Wisenbaker) Dasher

Lucia Gay Philips

Kathryn Dasher Zanardo Dasher

Donovan Francis Junior Dasher

Kenneth Alan Dasher