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Insurance company executive

Gary Robert Froid, American Insurance company executive ( fin: insurance)insurance company executive. Recipient Grant Hill award Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1976, Top Management award St. Petersburg Sales andMktg. Executives, 1980, Distinguished Citizens award Pinellas County chapter National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame, 1982; named Man of Year, 1973.

Background

Froid, Gary Robert was born on March 21, 1937 in Burlington, Iowa, United States. Son of Carl John and Frances Mirian (Hannah) Froid.

Education

AB, Harvard University. Postgraduate, Purdue University Marketing Institute, 1960. Postgraduate, American College, 1965.

Career

With Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, since 1959, district agent, since 1967. Member Pinellas County Sports Authority (Florida). Charter member St. Petersburg Junior College Development Foundation (Florida), 1980.

Trustee American College. President Pinellas County United Way, 1972, general campaign chairman, 1971. Member Eckerd College President' Round Table of Advisors.

President Community Services Council, St. Petersburg, 1970. Board directors Pinellas Association Retarded Children, 1968-1969. Member Hall of Fame Bowl selection committee.

Achievements

  • Chartered Life Underwriter, chartered finance consultant, Certified Public Accountant finance planner. Registered health underwriter.

Membership

President Pinellas County United Way, general campaign chairman, 1971. Member Pinellas County Sports Authority, Florida. Charter member St. Petersburg Junior College Development Foundation, 1980.

Trustee American College. Member Eckerd College President' Round Table Advisors. President Community Services Council, St. Petersburg, 1970.

Board directors Pinellas Association Retarded Children, 1968—1969. Member Hall of Fame Bowl Selection Committee. Member of St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce (president 1974-1975), Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company Chartered Life Underwriter Association, Tampa Bay chapter Clubs (board directors), American Society Clubs (president 1982-1983, board directors), St. Petersburg Association Life Underwriters (chairman project lifeguard public service project, president 1968-1969, board directors, senior council, national committeeman 1971-1973), International Forum, Top of Table, Association Advanced Life Underwriting, Million Dollar Round Table, Commerce of Pinellas County Club, Batboys Club, Squires Inc.

St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg Yacht Club, Harvard West Coast Florida Club (president 1965-1966), Suncoasters, Inc. St. Petersburg, Quarterback Club (board directors), Lakewood Country Club, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Connections

Children: Mark, Karen, Lynn, Michael, Katherine, Victoria.

father:
Carl John Froid

mother:
Frances Mirian (Hannah) Froid

child:
Mark Froid

child:
Karen Froid

child:
Lynn Froid

child:
Michael Froid

child:
Katherine Froid

child:
Victoria Froid