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Investment banker , Apparel executive

John Raymond Meinert, American Clothing manufacturing and retailing executive, investment banker. Certified Public Accountants, Illinois, 1952. Recipient Alumni Merit award Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School, 1989; named Humanitarian of Year, Five Hospital Foundation, 1995.

Background

Meinert, John Raymond was born on August 11, 1927 in White Cloud, Michigan, United States.

Education

Student, University Michigan, 1944-1945; Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1949.

Career

With, Hart Schaffner & Marx/Hartmarx Corporation, Chicago, 1950-1990; executive vice president, Hart Schaffner & Marx/Hartmarx Corporation, Chicago, 1975-1980; vice chairman, Hart Schaffner & Marx/Hartmarx Corporation, Chicago, 1981-1985; senior vice chairman, Hart Schaffner & Marx/Hartmarx Corporation, Chicago, 1985-1986; chairman, Hart Schaffner & Marx/Hartmarx Corporation, Chicago, 1987-1990; chairman emeritus, Hart Schaffner & Marx/Hartmarx Corporation, Chicago, since 1990; also board directors, Hart Schaffner & Marx/Hartmarx Corporation, Chicago principal investment banking, J.H. Chapman Group, LLC, Rosemont, Illinois, since 1990; chairman, J.H. Chapman Group, LLC, Rosemont, since 1995. Board directors County Seat Stores, Inc., New York City, The John Evans Club, BBB;trustee Amalgamated Insurance Fund, 1980-1990. Director Evanston Hospital, 1988-1994.

Instructor accounting Northwestern University, 1949. Faculty Lake Forest Graduate Sch.Mgmt., 1994-1995. Arbitrator American Arbitration Association, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountants, Illinois, 1952.

Membership

Chairman business advisory county University of Illinois, 1989-1990. Member Finance Accounting Studies Advisory Council, 1989-1992, Chicago Council Foreign Rels., Sisters City Committee. Member of advisory county Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School.

Member AICPA (vice president 1985-1986, board directors 1975-1978, county 1971-1993, trustee benevolent fund 1992-1995, gold medal 1987), Illinois Certified Public Accountant Society (public service award 1996, president 1982-1983, board directors 1966-1968, 81-84, honorary award), Clothing Manufacturers Association (board directors 1980-1990, president 1982-1987, chairman 1987-1990), Chicago Chamber of Commerce (board directors), Rotary (president Chicago 1989-1990, trustee found.1991-1995), University Club, Executives Club, Rolling Green Country Club.

Connections

Married Joyce Macdonell, November 5, 1955. Children: Elizabeth Tinsman, Pamela Martin.

spouse:
Joyce Macdonell

children:
Elizabeth Tinsman Meinert

Pamela Martin Meinert