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Michael James Palko

finance company executive

Michael James Palko, American finance company executive. Certified Public Accountant, California, Colorado, Michigan, New Jersey.

Background

Palko, Michael James was born on September 4, 1936 in Passaic, New Jersey, United States. Son of Michael and Josephine Marie (Jasper) Palko.

Education

Student, Upsala College, 1955. Bachelor of Business Administration, University Denver, 1963.

Career

Accountant Ernst & Young, Denver, 1963-1966, Marquette, Michigan, 1966-1969, Trenton, New Jersey, 1969-1972. Vice president First Interstate bank corporation, Los Angeles, 1972-1974, H.F. Ahmanson & Company, Los Angeles, 1974-1980. Senior vice president Great Western Finance Corporation, Chatsworth, California, from 1980.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountant, California, Colorado, Michigan, New Jersey.

Membership

Chairman United Fund, Marquette, 1969. President Trenton, New Jersey chapter American Red Cross, 1972. Finance chairman Diocese of Marquette, Roman Catholic Church, 1968-1969.

Served with United States Air Force, 1955-1959. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, California Society of Certified Public Accountants, Savings and Community Bankers of America (chair, tax committee 1993-1994), American Finance Services Association (chair tax committee 1990-1992), Western League of Savings Institutions (former chair tax committee), Tax Executives Institute, Los Angeles Taxpayers Association (board directors 1984-1989), Kiwanis (past officer), Beta Gamma Sigma.

Connections

Married Alexandra S. Palko. Children: Timothy, Christopher.

father:
Michael Palko

mother:
Josephine Marie (Jasper) Palko

spouse:
Alexandra S. Palko

children:
Timothy Palko

Christopher Palko