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James Frank Ward

pension fund administrator

James Frank Ward, American pension fund administrator. Chartered finance analyst.

Background

Ward, James Frank was born on May 29, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Frank William and Josephine (Calderone) Ward.

Education

Bachelor of Education in Accounting, Illinois State University. Master of Business Administration, DePaul University, 1967.

Career

Assistant traffic manager Witco Chemical Company, Stickney, Illinois, 1958-1959. Office manager R.E. Chatterton Industrial Diamonds, Chicago, 1960-1962. Accounting teacher Chicago Board Education, 1963-1966.

Assistant executive director Chicago Teachers Pension Fund, 1967-1976, executive director, since 1977.

Achievements

  • Chartered finance analyst.

Membership

Speaker on pension topics various civic & teacher organizations. Member National Council on Teacher Retirement, National Conference Public Employee Retirement Systems, Government Finance Officers Association United States & Canada (certified of excellence in achievement for finance accounting & disclosures 1989, 90), Investment Analysts Society Chicago, Association for Investment Management & Research.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Instrumental music, tennis, skiing.

Connections

Married Judith Evelyn Drake, November 22, 1957 (deceased September 1981). Children: Jeffrey Thomas, Jason Banning.

father:
Frank William Ward

mother:
Josephine (Calderone) Ward

spouse:
Judith Evelyn Drake

children:
Jeffrey Thomas Ward

Jason Banning Ward