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Finance and insurance educator

James Barrett Ross, American finance and insurance educator. Chartered Life Underwriter; Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter; Chartered Financial Consultant.


Ross, James Barrett was born on April 25, 1930 in Cleveland. Son of James Barrett and Marjorie (Stutsman) Ross.


AB cum laude, Harvard College, 1951. Master of Business Administration, University Rhode Island, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, University Connecticut, 1992.


With, Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, 1951-1962;president, director, Puritan Life Insurance Company, Providence, 1962-1968;executive vice president marketing, Keystone Custodian Funds Inc., Boston, 1968-1973;senior vice president, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. New York City, 1973-1980;chairman, chief Executive officer, INA International, 1980-1983;senior executive vice president, Insurance Company North America, 1980-1983;president, Continental Vision Finance Superior vena cava syndrome, 1983-1986;vice chairman, Andersen & Walsh, 1986-1991;associate professor finance and insurance, Radford (Virginia) U., since 1992.


  • Chartered Life Underwriter. Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter. Chartered Financial Consultant.


Fellow Society Actuaries, Life Management Institute. Member American Academy Actuaries, Finance Management Association, Eastern Finance Association, Midwestern Finance Association, Southern Finance Association, Southwestern Finance Association, Academy Finance Superior vena cava syndrome, American Risk and Insurance Association, Southern Risk and Insurance Association, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi.


Married Ann Penney, July 1, 1950. Children: James, Scott, Alison, Andrea, Alan, Dana, Ann Elizabeth, Brandon, Mary Ellen, Marjorie, Wendy.

James Barrett Ross

Marjorie (Stutsman) Ross

Ann Penney

James Ross

Scott Ross

Alison Ross

Andrea Ross

Alan Ross

Dana Ross

Ann Elizabeth Ross

Brandon Ross

Mary Ellen Ross

Marjorie Ross

Wendy Ross