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HArold Thomas Platt Edit Profile

finance professional , tax specialist

HArold Thomas Platt, American finance professional, tax specialist. Paul Harris fellow Rotary Internt. Foundation, Evanston, Illinois, 1981; recipient Certified of Appreciation Associated Marine Institute, Boca Raton, Florida, 1976; named Meritorious service Chicago Heart Association, 1967.

Background

Platt, HArold Thomas was born on March 15, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of George Ward and Dorothy Belle (Swanwick) Platt.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration in Financial and Accounting, University of Michigan, 1958;Master of Business Administration in Finance, University of Michigan, 1959.

Career

Accountant, Arthur Andersen & Company, Chicago, 1959-1965;treasurer, B/G Foods, Inc., Chicago, 1965-1969;executive vice president, Servomation Mathias, Inc., Towson, Maryland., 1969-1973;vice president finance, Red Barns, Inc., McLean, Virginia, 1973-1975;vice president finance, Quality Inns International, Silver Springs, Maryland., 1975-1977;director taxes, Agway, Inc., DeWitt, New York, 1977-1991;president, F and T Resources, Manlius, New York, since 1991;president, Home Records Management, Inc., Manlius, New York, since 1994. Member Executive Committee Tax Executives Institute, Washington, 1990-1991. Member of advisory com.N.Y. Legislation Tax Study Commission, Albany, 1983-1985.

Member Blue Ribbon Panel Commision on Economy and Efficiency in Government, Albany, 1981-1982.

Membership

Christmas Bureau chair, board directors Volunteer Center, Syracuse, New York, 1987-1990. Member Finance Executives Institute (president Syracuse chapter since 1977), Rotary Club Syracuse (past president, board directors since 1978), Syracuse Rotary Foundation (vice chair, past president, past treasurer, board directors since 1979), Union League Club, Cavalry Country Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: model railroading, stamp & coin collecting, swimming, traveling.

Connections

Married Janice Lynn Eskew, February 3, 1959 (divorced May 1967). Married Peggy Ann Lease, February 12, 1972.

father:
George Ward Platt

mother:
Dorothy Belle (Swanwick) Platt

spouses:
Janice Lynn Eskew

Peggy Ann Lease