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Engineer , marketing professional , systems specialist

James Arthur Blanchard, American Engineer, computer systems specialist, financial planner. Avocations: investment analysis, gardening, travel, baseball, fine dining. M C. Board of directors Morton Grove (Illinois) Baseball Association, 1991-1997; active Marquette U. Parents Association, Park View School Parents Association; Member Mensa, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

Blanchard, James Arthur was born on October 26, 1949 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Arthur Knights and Verna Eloise (LeMann) Blanchard.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, 1972; Master of Business Administration, University of Chicago, 1987.

Career

Trainee, DeLeuw, Cather and Company, Chicago, 1969-1972; trainee, Chicago Transit Authority, 1972-1974; procedural analyst, Chicago Transit Authority, 1974-1978; superintendent capital program support, Chicago Transit Authority, 1978-1990; director capital program support, Chicago Transit Authority, 1990-1992; manager capital investment support, Chicago Transit Authority, since 1992. Member Chicago Area Transportation Study Unified Work Program committee, 1981. Principal Strategic Information Solutions, 1997.

Planner Lincoln Finance Advisors, 1998.

Achievements

  • Avocations: investment analysis, gardening, travel, baseball, fine dining. M C.

Membership

Board of directors Morton Grove (Illinois) Baseball Association, 1991-1997. Active Marquette U. Parents Association, Park View School Parents Association. Member Mensa, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Investment analysis, gardening, travel, baseball, fine dining.

Connections

Married Debra Kathleen Smith, July 10, 1976. Children: Andrew, Charles, Kenneth.

father:
Arthur Knights Blanchard

mother:
Verna Eloise (LeMann) Blanchard

spouse:
Debra Kathleen Smith

child:
Charles Blanchard

child:
Andrew Blanchard

child:
Kenneth Blanchard