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Financial executive

Phyllis Jean May, American financial executive. Registered real estate agt; licensed life, auto and home insurance agent. Recipient Meritorious Service award Genesee County for Youth, 1976, Excellent Performance and High Achievement award Odyssey Inc., 1981.


May, Phyllis Jean was born on May 31, 1932 in Flint, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Bert A. and Alice C. (Rushton) Irvine.


Graduate, Dorsey School Business, Detroit, 1957. Certified, International Corresponding Schools, 1959. Master of Business Administration, Michigan University, Ann Arbor, 1970.

Certified, National Tax Institute, New York City, 1978.


Office manager, Commercial Construction Company, Flint, 1962-1968;business manager new and used car dealership, Flint, 1968-1970;contractor various corporations, Flint, 1970-1975;fiscal director, Rubicon Odyssey Inc., Detroit, 1976-1987;fiscal director, Wayne County Treasurer' General’ s Office, 1987-1993;executive finance office, Grosse Pointe Memorial Church, since 1993. Academic consultant accounting Detroit Institute Commerce, 1980-1981. President small business specializing in administrative consultant and accounting, since 1982.

Supervisor mobile svc.stat., upholstery and home improvement businesses. Owner retail bus.Pieces and Things.


  • Registered real estate agt. Licensed life, auto and home insurance agent.


No one is less important than another, and no one can be thought of as unnecessary. Every single person is vital to God and to each of us.


Government is appointed by God as His servant to encourage good and restrain evil to the end that all people are blessed and His people are enabled to live quiet and peaceful lives in all godliness and holiness.


All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.


President Parent-Teachers Association Westwood Heights Schools, 1972. Volunteer Federation of Blind, 1974-1976, Probate Court, 1974-1976. Member citizens advisory board Northville Regional Psychiatric Hospital, 1988, secretary, 1989-1990.

President La Renaissance Condominium Association, Atlantic City, 1996-2000, secretary, 2000-2002, treasurer, 2004-2010. Member National Association of Female Executives (board directors), American Business Women's Association (treasurer 1981, recording secretary 1982, vice president 1982-1983, Woman of Year 1982), Womens Association Dearborn Orchestra Society, Dearborn Community Art Center, Michigan Mental Health Association, International Platform Association, Guild of Carillonneurs in North America, Pi Omicron (officer 1984-1985, treasurer 2002-2005, state treasurer 2004-2006, district treasurer 2005-2006, national treasurer 2006, 2010).


  • Other Interests

    Music, piano, dollhouses.


Married John May, April 24, 1971 (deceased 1997), children Phillip Gordonkent, Perry Burtonkent, Paul Allenkent.

Bert A. Irvine

Alice C. (Rushton) Irvine

John May