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Michael Joseph Burns Edit Profile

operations and sales-marketing executive

Michael Joseph Burns, American operations and sales-marketing executive. Bar: New Jersey 1975. New Jersey State scholar; recipient Distinguished Alumni award Wm. Paterson University. board directors Second Chance, 1999-1907, Eastside Academy, 2001-2007. Served to captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1964-1967, Vietnam. Member American Bar Association, American Arbitration Association.

Background

Burns, Michael Joseph was born on February 18, 1943 in Passaic, New Jersey, United States. Son of Michael Joseph and Ellen Kathryn Burns.

Education

Bachelor in English, William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey, 1964. Juris Doctor, Seton Hall University, Newark, 1975.

Career

Purchasing analyst American Brands Company, 1972-1975. Division purchasing manager Dutch Boy Paints, Netherlands Industries, 1975-1976. Vice president purchasing Dutch Boy, Inc., 1977-1978.

President, general manager Dutch Boy, Inc. (Dutch Boy coatings division), 1978-1980. President, Chief Executive Officer Kroehler Manufacturing Company, Naperville, Illinois, 1980-1988.

President, chief operating officer Rymer Company, Rolling Meadows, 1983-1988. President Emerald Group, Lake Forest, 1989-1990. President, Chief Executive Officer Designer Foods, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, 1990-1991.

Chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer SeaWatch International, Ltd., Easton, Maryland, 1991-1999. President, Chief Executive Officer Pioneer Human Services, Seattle, 1999—2007.

Achievements

  • Bar: New Jersey 1975.

Membership

Board directors Second Chance, 1999-1907, Eastside Academy, 2001-2007. Served to captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1964-1967, Vietnam. Member American Bar Association, American Arbitration Association.

Connections

Married Emma Anne, December 19, 1964. Children: Michael, Jeffrey, Tricia, Stephen.

father:
Michael Joseph

mother:
Ellen Kathryn Burns

spouse:
Emma Anne

child:
Michael Burns

child:
Jeffrey Burns

child:
Tricia Burns

child:
Stephen Burns