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John Bertrand Monsky

investment company executive

John Bertrand Monsky, American investment company executive.


Monsky, John Bertrand was born on May 17, 1930 in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. Son of Harry and Belle (Golding) Monsky.


Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1952;Master of Business Administration, Harvard, 1954.


Secretary, Devoe & Raynolds Company, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky, 1956-1965;vice-president, director, Universal Marion Corporation, Jacksonville, Florida, 1965-1969;president, Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Universal Marion Corporation, Jacksonville, Florida, 1969-1971;consultant, Universal Marion Corporation, Jacksonville, Florida, since 1971;vice chairman, ServAmerica, Inc., Jacksonville, 1972-1974;co-Chairman, Board Of Directors, ServAmerica, Inc., Jacksonville, 1974-1980;Chairman, Board Of Directors, ServAmerica, Inc., Jacksonville, since 1980;president, Chairman, Board Of Directors, First Florida Capital Corporation, since 1985. Director Florida Wire & Cable Company, Jacksonville, 1975-1982.


Past president board trustees Jacksonville Country Day School Prior Affiliations Include. Board directors Jacksonville Art Museum. Trustee Bolles School, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Symphony Association Served with United States Air Force, 1954-1956.

Member Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce (committee of 100), Jackson County Citizen Involvement Clubs, Harvard Business School Club of Kentucky (executive committee 1964-1965), Phillips Academy Andover Alumni Club of Kentucky (president 1963-1964), Epping Forest Community Master Association (board directors since 1994), Yale Club Northeast Florida (board directors since 1987), Yale Club of New York City, Harvard Club (Jacksonville), Association Yale Alumni (delegate since 1996, schools committee), AYA (school committee), River Club, Ponte Vedra Club, Epping Forest Yacht Club, Harvard Business School Alumni Club (Jacksonville, board directors).


Married Joan Gilbert, June 8, 1952. Children: Leslie Joy, John Richard, Harry Robert.

Harry Monsky

Belle (Golding) Monsky

Joan Gilbert

Leslie Joy Monsky

John Richard Monsky

Harry Robert Monsky