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Finance company executive

Joe Gessiness, American finance company executive. Recipient Torch Drive Volunteer award, United Foundation, 1964, Good Citizen award, Ford Motor Company, 1964-1965.

Background

Gessiness, Joe was born on May 5, 1930 in Covington. Son of Benjamin and Rose (Bernstein) Gessiness.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Indiana University, 1983.

Career

Sales representative General Motors Acceptance Corporation, Cincinnati, 1953—1956, manager Akron, 1956—1959, Ford Motor Credit, Dearborn, Michigan and White Plains, New York, 1959—1967. Assistant treasurer Seeburg Corporation, Chicago, 1968—1972. Vice president Starcraft Company, 1972—1979.

President Bangor Punta Acceptance Corporation, Goshen, Indiana, since 1979.

Membership

Business advisor Junior Achievement, Lincoln Park, 1961. President Junior Chamber of C., 1966. Fellow: National Institute Credit.

Member: Michiana Association Credit Management, National Association Credit Management (president 1977-1978, certified of merit 1980), Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (finance committee since 1980).

Connections

Married Helen Roberta Peters, October 22, 1958. 1 child Becky Jo.

father:
Benjamin Gessiness

mother:
Rose (Bernstein) Gessiness

spouse:
Helen Roberta Peters

child:
Becky Jo Gessiness