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corporate financial executive

Merlin Lionel Alper, American corporate financial executive. Certified Public Accountant New York. Named to Academy of Distinction, Adelphi University Alumni, 1984. Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Finance Executives International (member committee on corporation reporting), Institute Management Accountants (director New York chapter 1965-1966), New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Background

Alper, Merlin Lionel was born on May 25, 1932 in Brooklyn. Son of James B. and Rose (Mellis) Alper.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Adelphi University, 1955.

Career

With Arthur Andersen & Company, New York City, 1955-1968, commercial audit manager, 1963-1968. Director finance controls ITT, 1968-1973, assistant comptroller, 1973-1993, corporation vice president, 1979. Vice president, controller ITT Europe, Inc., 1978-1984.

Corporation vice president, comptroller, director ITT Telecommunications Corporation, 1984-1985. Vice president, deputy controller ITT Corporation, New York City, 1993-1995. Executive vice president, Chief Financial Officer Madison Square Garden, 1995-1998.

Managing director Indiana College Fund New York, 1999—2009. Also chairman board directors Indiana College Fund New York, 2003—2007. Member emerging issues task force Finance Accounting Standards Board, 1990—1995.

With Chemical Corps United States Army, 1956-1958.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountants, New York.

Membership

Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Finance Executives International (member committee on corporation reporting), Institute Management Accountants (director New York chapter 1965-1966), New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Connections

Married Elaine R. Honig, December 21, 1957. Children: Jerome Eric, Alyssa Ellen.

father:
James B. Alper

mother:
Rose (Mellis) Alper

spouse:
Elaine R. Honig

children:
Jerome Eric Alper

Alyssa Ellen Alper