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Restaurant chain executive

James Edward Thompson, American restaurant chain executive. Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1967-1970; Member Finance Executives Institute, National Investor Relations Institute, Risk and Insurance Management Society.

Background

Thompson, James Edward was born on July 21, 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota, United States. Son of Alexander and Lydia (Granlund) Thompson.

Education

Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1964;graduate, Naval Officers' Candidate School, 1967;Master of Business Administration in Finance with distinction, University of Michigan, 1972.

Career

Director finance planning, Burlington Northern, Inc., 1974-1977;assistant treasurer, United Airlines, Chicago, 1977-1980;assistant treasurer, Ponderosa, Inc., Dayton, Ohio., 1980-1981;treasurer, Ponderosa, Inc., Dayton, Ohio., 1981-1983;vice president, treasurer, Ponderosa, Inc., Dayton, Ohio., 1983-1985;senior vice president, chief finance officer, Ponderosa, Inc., Dayton, Ohio., since 1985.

Membership

Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1967-1970. Member Finance Executives Institute, National Investor Relations Institute, Risk and Insurance Management Society.

Connections

Married Marilyn Kathleen Olsen, June 27, 1964. Children– Brian, Alexander.

father:
Alexander Thompson

mother:
Lydia (Granlund) Thompson

spouse:
Marilyn Kathleen Olsen

child:
Brian Thompson

child:
Alexander Thompson