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Financial services company executive

Glen McLaughlin, American Financial services company executive. Recipient Silver Leadership award Junior Achievement, 1981, Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, 1985, Silver Antelope award Boy Scouts American, 1990, Distinguished Eagle Scout award Boy Scouts American, 1994, public service citations California State Senate, California State Assembly, Santa Clara County Suprs.; Baden-Powell World fellow, 1986; decorated Order of St. John, 1989.


McLaughlin, Glen was born on December 21, 1934 in Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Champe and Mattie Bet (Jenkins) McLaughlin.


Bachelor of Business Administration, University Oklahoma, 1956. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1964.


Assistant treasurer, Foremost-McKesson, Inc., San Francisco, 1964-1969; executive vice president, director, MacFarlane's Candies, Oakland, California, 1969-1970; director finance and administration, Memorex Corporation, London, 1970-1971; senior vice president finance, Four-Phase Systems, Inc., Cupertino, California, 1971-1982; president, chairman, Four-Phase Finance, Inc., Cupertino, 1977-1982; Chairman of the Board, Four-Phase Systems, Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1977-1982; Chairman of the Board, Four-Phase Systems International, Inc., 1977-1982; Chairman of the Board, De Anza College Insurance Company Ltd., Cayman Islands, 1979-1982; general partner, Matrix Partners, L.P., San Jose and Boston, 1982-1986; Chairman of the Board, Venture Leasing Associations, since 1986; Chairman, Board Of Directors, Cupertino National Bank, California, 1990-1996; director, Greater Bay Bancorp, Palo Alto, California, since 1996.


  • McLaughlin is a Distinguished Eagle Scout, and the founder of the McLaughlin Prize for Research in Ethics in Accounting and Taxation.


Served United States Air Force 1956-1962, United States Air Force Reserve 1964-1965 (captain and pilot), president Junior Achievement Santa Clara County, 1978-1979, chairman board, 1980-1981. Chairman board Junior Achievement Foundation Santa Clara County, 1980-1987. Member business school advisory board University Santa Clara, 1981-1984.

President Boy Scouts American, Santa Clara County, 1986-1987, member executive council, since 1982, president Northern California Area, 1988-1991. President Boy Scouts American Memorial Foundation, 1991-1995, member national advisory council, 2000-2006, chairman 2003-2006, national executive board, since 2003. Member private sector investment advisory panel City of San Jose, 1984-1992.

Board visitors School Accounting, College Business Administration, University Oklahoma, 1991-1994, endowed chair in business ethics, 1997, board advisory, since 1998, Regents award, 2001. Trustee Gould Academy, Bethel, Maine, 1993-1999, O'Connor Hospital Foundation, San Jose, 1994-1997. Board directors American Cancer Society, Santa Clara County, 1994-1998, Library.

Congress Map Divn., Phillips Society, since 1995, co-chair, 1998-2000. Founding angel Band of Angels, Silicon Valley, California, 1995-2003. Fellow Royal Geography Society.

Member Finance Executives Institute, English Speaking Union, Commonwealth Club, Harvard University Business School Club, The Grolier Club, Roxburghe Club, Book Club California, Travelers' Century Club (100 Countries Visitor), Beta Gamma Sigma, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.


Married Ellen Marr Schnake, August 29, 1964. Children: Helen Elizabeth, Glen Wallace.

Champe McLaughlin

Mattie Bet (Jenkins) McLaughlin

Ellen Marr Schnake

Glen Wallace McLaughlin

Helen Elizabeth McLaughlin