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James Wagner Newill, American accounting executive. Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida.


Newill, James Wagner was born on December 22, 1934 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James Meyers and Ruth Elizabeth (Wagner) Newill.


Bachelor of Business Administration, St. Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, 1962.


Staff accountant George Conti & Company, Certified Public Accountant, Greensburg, 1962-1965. Internal auditor Duquesne Light Company, Pittsburgh, 1965-1967. Supervisor accounts payable and general ledger Kennametal, Inc., Latrobe, 1967-1971.

Assistant controller Glosser Stores, Inc., Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1971-1973. Controller, assistant treasurer Meridian Plastics, Inc., Byesville, Ohio, 1973-1976. Regional controller Friendly Ice Cream Corporation, Wilbraham, Massachusetts, 1976-1979.

President J.W. Newill Company, Troy, Ohio, 1979-1992. Private practice Florida, since 1993. Board directors 1st Commonwealth Finance Corporation, Indiana, Pennsylvania, since 1999.

To staff sergeant United States Air Force, 1954-1958.


  • Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida.


Elected town commissioner Highland Beach, 2005—2008, elected mayor, since 2008. Vice president board directors Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, Troy, Ohio, 1982—1985, finance advisory board Highland Beach, Florida, 2003—2005. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association Accountants, Sea Ranch Club Boca (board directors 1999-2001), Masons, Shriners, Scottish Rite, Rotary (chairman committee, Paul Harris fellow), Elks.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, tennis, theater.


Married Helene Margaret Dolibois, February 18, 1957. 1 child, J. Eric.

James Meyers Newill

Ruth Elizabeth (Wagner) Newill

Helene Margaret Dolibois

J. Eric Newill