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Gene Edward Washington

director , finance company executive

Gene Edward Washington, American finance company executive, director. Named Industry Leader, International Business Machines Corporation District, 1962, Manager of Year, 1964; recipient Managers award, 1963.

Background

Washington, Gene Edward was born on August 12, 1931 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Son of Horace Webster and Dorothy Grace (Henderson) Washington.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1952. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1970.

Career

Senior marketing representative International Business Machines Corporation, Dallas, 1956—1963, marketing manager Detroit, 1963—1967. Vice president Greyhound Computer Corporation, Chicago, 1967—1968, executive vice president, 1969—1970. Vice president Boothe Computer Corporation, San Francisco, 1971—1972, senior vice president, group executive, 1972—1973.

Chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer Environmental Chemic Systems, Inc., Novato, 1974—1978. Chairman, president Systems Assurance & Finance Corporation, 1978—1986. President Aurora International Corporation, Houston, since 1986.

Board directors Systems Assurance & Finance Corporation, Environmental Chemic Systems, Inc., Greyhound Computer Corporation, Greyhound Time-Sharing Corporation, Greyhound Computer of Canada, Ltd., Computer Personnel Consultant, Inc., Boothe Computer of Canada, Ltd., Boothe Mgtm. Systems, Inc., Boothe Computer Marketing, Inc., Boothe Computer International, AG, Zurich, Computer Leasing Services, Ltd. of South Africa. Captain United States Air Force, 1952-1956.

Membership

Board directors Junior Achievement, Dallas, 1958. Founder Home Owners Protective Enterprise, Farmers Branch, 1961. Member Pop Warner Committee, 1976—1980.

Precinct treasurer Republican Party, 1965—1966. Member Arnold Air Society (treasurer 1951-1952), Data Processing Management Association, Computer Lessors Association, Blue Key, Scabbard and Blade, Mu Kappa Tau, Gamma Theta Psi, Alpha Kappa Psi, Sigma Chi (treasurer 1951-1952), Marin Country Club, Commonwealth Club.

Connections

Children: Robert Todd, James Allen, Steven Lee, Darren Scott.

father:
Horace Webster Washington

mother:
Dorothy Grace (Henderson) Washington

children:
Robert Todd Washington

James Allen Washington

Steven Lee Washington

Darren Scott Washington