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Investment executive , researcher

Eric Taylor McKissack, American investment executive, researcher.


McKissack, Eric Taylor was born on December 8, 1953 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Calvin Arthur and Dasiree (Taylor) McKissack.


Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976. Master of Business Administration, University California, Berkeley, 1981.


Credit analyst Bank New. England, Boston, 1976-1977. Finance associate Honeywell Information Systems, Newton, Massachusetts, 1977-1979.

Financial analyst Varian Associates, Palo Alto, California, 1980-1981. Investment officer 1st Chicago Corporation, 1981-1986. Director research Ariel Capital Management, Chicago, since 1986.

Senior vice president, since 1989. President Ariel Securities, Chicago, since 1987. Co-owner Fortune Four, Chicago, since 1984.


Member Arts Forum Urban Gateways, Chicago, since 1987, chairman since 1989, Metro Board Youth Guidance, Chicago, since 1988. Board directors South Shore community Center, Chicago, 1984, Travelers and Immigrants Aid, Chicago, since 1988. Member National Black Master of Business Administration Association (treasurer Chicago chapter 1984-1986), Investment Analysts Society Chicago, Urban Bankers Forum, Chicago Urban League, since 1988.


Calvin Arthur McKissack

Dasiree (Taylor) McKissack