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Financial executive

J. Atwood Ives, American financial executive. Certified Public Accountant, California. Recipient award Haskins and Sells Foundation, 1961. Honorary trustee Museum Fine Arts, Boston; board overseers WGBH Education Foundation; founding trustee Beacon Hill Village. With United States Army, 1961-1962.

Background

Ives, J. Atwood was born on May 1, 1936 in Atlanta. Son of Stephen Bradshaw and Ellen (Atwood) Ives.

Education

Bachelor in Economics, Yale University, 1959;Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1961;AMP, Harvard University, 1975.

Career

Accountant, Price, Waterhouse & Company, San Francisco, 1961-1964;finance analyst, Textron, Inc., Providence, 1964-1966;partner, vice president, Paine Webber Jackson & Curtis, 1966-1974;director, General Cinema Corporation, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 1970-1992;senior vice president finance, Chief Financial Officer, General Cinema Corporation, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 1974-1983;executive vice president, Chief Financial Officer, General Cinema Corporation, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 1983-1984;vice-chairman, Chief Financial Officer, General Cinema Corporation, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 1985-1991;member office of chairman, General Cinema Corporation, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 1983-1991;vice-chairman, Chief Financial Officer, The Neiman Marcus Group, Inc., 1987-1991;also board directors, The Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Eastern Enterprises, since 1991. Trustee Eastern Enterprises, Weston, Massachusetts, since 1989. Director or trustee of several mutual funds advised by Massachusetts Finance Superior vena cava syndrome Company.

Corporation advisory board Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Carroll School of Management, Boston College.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountant, California.

Membership

Honorary trustee Museum Fine Arts, Boston. Board overseers WGBH Education Foundation. Founding trustee Beacon Hill Village.

With United States Army, 1961-1962.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Saalfield. Children: Ian, Anna, Benjamin.

father:
Stephen Bradshaw Ives

mother:
Ellen (Atwood) Ives

spouse:
Elizabeth Saalfield

children:
Ian Ives

Anna Ives

Benjamin Ives