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Financial executive

Gwain Homer Gillespie, American financial executive. Trustee Tax Foundation Inc.; board directors Portland Concert Association, Maine Development Foundation; Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Finance Executives Institute.

Background

Gillespie, Gwain Homer was born on December 7, 1931 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, United States. Son of Homer H. and Ruth (Auker) Gillespie.

Education

Student, Gustavus Adolphus College, 1949-1952;Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1953.

Career

Partner, Touche Ross & Company, 1953-1965;executive vice president, Chrysler Corporation, Detroit and Europe, 1965-1978;senior vice president finance and administration, Heublein, Inc., Farmington, Connecticut, 1978-1983;senior vice president, chief finance officer, Richard Joshua Reynolds Industries, Inc., Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1983-1984;executive vice president, chief finance officer, Richard Joshua Reynolds Industries, Inc., 1984-1986;also director, Richard Joshua Reynolds Industries, Inc. executive vice president, chief finance officer, director, First American Bankshares Inc., Washington, 1987-1988;executive vice president finance and administration, Unum Corporation, Portland, Maine., 1988-1991;vice chairman, Unum Corporation, Portland, Maine., since 1991.

Membership

Trustee Tax Foundation Inc. Board directors Portland Concert Association, Maine Development Foundation. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Finance Executives Institute.

Connections

Married Janet Warn, March 3, 1979. Children– Shannon, Michael, Kevin, Gwain, Robin, Patricia, Alison, Patrick, Colin.

father:
Homer H. Gillespie

mother:
Ruth (Auker) Gillespie

spouse:
Janet Warn

children:
Shannon Gillespie

Michael Gillespie

Kevin Gillespie

Gwain Gillespie

Robin Gillespie

Patricia Gillespie

Alison Gillespie

Patrick Gillespie

Colin Gillespie