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Franklin Roy Winnert

consultant , manufacturing executive

Franklin Roy Winnert, American consultant, former building materials manufacturing executive. Board directors Philadelphia Ballet, 1983-1985; director fund raising Philadelphia chapter Heart Fund, 1982-1984; president Johnson Graduate School Management Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, since 1986; member advisory council University Texas-Dallas School Management, since 1987. Member Cornell Alumni Association (president 1978-1980).

Background

Winnert, Franklin Roy was born on September 28, 1932 in Buffalo. Son of Franklin R. and Verna Winnert.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1954. Master of Business Administration, Cornell University, 1955.

Career

Salesman to vice president-general manager Owens-Corning Fiberglas, New York City, 1955-1969. Chief operating officer, president, board directors CertainTeed Corporation, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1970-1980, Safeguard Business Systems Inc., Fort Washington, 1980-1984. Senior vice president door and speciality productions residential Dallas corporation, 1985-1989.

President Winnert Associates, Dallas, 1989-1991. Executive director Preservation Society Newport County, 1989-1991. Principal Winnert Associates, Jameston, Rhode Island, from 1991.

Director United States Pro Indoor Tennis Corporation.

Membership

Board directors Philadelphia Ballet, 1983-1985. Director fund raising Philadelphia chapter Heart Fund, 1982-1984. President Johnson Graduate School Management Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, since 1986.

Member advisory council University Texas-Dallas School Management, since 1987. Member Cornell Alumni Association (president 1978-1980).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, running, savoring fine wines.

Connections

Married Carol Elaine Cochran, September 10, 1955. Children: Laurie Ellen Canning, Deborah Kim Scheiber.