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Financial executive

Howard Simon Goss, American financial executive. Recipient Humanitarian award National Jewish Hospital Denver, 1980, Distinguished Alumni Award De Paul U., 1993. Member finance committee New Trier Republican Organisation, Winnetka, Illinois, 1977-1993; member of advisory county Jewish Voc. Svc., 1991; Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Illinois Society Certified Public Accountants, Young President's Organisation, Chicago President's Organisation, Standard.

Background

Goss, Howard Simon was born on November 17, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Maurice Jack and Sally (Yanov) Goss.

Education

Bachelor of Science, De Paul U., 1956. Certified Public Accountant, University of Illinois, 1959. Certified Public Accountant, Illinois Auditor, Steel Channon & Company, Chicago, 1955-1960.

Comptr. Transco Inc., Chicago, 1960-1967, president, 1967, director, 1980, Chairman of the Board, 1989. Director, Graycor Inc.

Career

Auditor Steel Channon & Company, Chicago, 1955-1960. Controller Transco Inc., 1960-1967, president, since 1967, director, 1980—2002, chairman board, 1989, retired chairman consultant, since 2002. Director, Graycor Inc.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountant, Ill.

Membership

Member finance committee New Trier Republican Organization, Winnetka, Illinois, 1977-1993. Chairman advisory council DePaul University College Commerce, board trustees, 1987, trustee DePaul University, 1988, executive committee, 1992. Member advisory council Jewish Vocational Service, 1991.

Board directors Chicago Crime Commission, 1993. Chairman alumni forum College Commerce. Chief Crusader United Way, Chicago, 1989.

Trustee Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, 1996, treasurer, 1997, chairman board trustees, 2000-2002. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants, Young President's Organization, Chicago President's Organization, Standard Club, Economic Club, National Honor Society Commerce, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Connections

Married Roberta Jacobs, June 19, 1955. Children: Robert, David, Marcy, Scott.

father:
Maurice Jack Goss

mother:
Sally (Yanov) Goss

spouse:
Roberta Jacobs

children:
Scott Goss

Robert Goss

Marcy Goss

David Goss