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leasing company executive

Edward John Whalen, American leasing company executive. Certified Public Accountant Illinois. Member of Illinois Certified Public Accountant Society, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Background

Whalen, Edward John was born on August 21, 1948 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Edward A. and June M. (Rose) Whalen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, DePaul University, 1970. Master of Business Administration, DePaul University, 1972.

Career

Member Bethlehem Steel. Joined Pullman Leasing Company, 1972, assistant treasurer Chicago, 1975—1976, treasurer, 1976—1979, vice president finance, treasurer, 1980—1982, vice president, general manager, 1983—1985, president, 1986. Senior vice president, marketing, and sales FreightCar America, Inc., 1991—2009, president, Chief Executive Officer, since 2009.

Assistant treasurer Pullman, Inc., Chicago, 1979—1980. Board directors FreightCar America, Inc.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountant Illinois.

Membership

Member of Illinois Certified Public Accountant Society, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Connections

Married Cynthia C. Wojtowicz, June 15, 1973. 1 child: Edward A.

father:
Edward A. Whalen

mother:
June M. (Rose) Whalen

spouse:
Cynthia C. Wojtowicz