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Financial services company executive

Reece A. Overcash,, American financial services company executive. Recipient Distinguished Business Leadership award University Texas, Arlington, 1988, Statesman award Harvard Business School Club of Dallas, 1990; named Man of Year, Charlotte, 1972.

Background

Overcash,, Reece A. was born on June 15, 1926 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. Son of Reece A. and Mary Louise (Daniel) Overcash.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University North Carolina, 1950.

Career

With, American Credit Corporation, Charlotte, 1952-1975; president, American Credit Corporation, Charlotte, 1970-1975; president, Associations Corporation North America, Dallas, 1975-1981; chairman, chief Executive officer, Associations Corporation North America, Dallas, 1978-1996; director, Associations Corporation North America (The Associates), Dallas chairman, Associations First Capital Corporation senior executive vice president, Gulf & Western Inc., New York City, 1983-1987. Board directors Duke Power Company, Charlotte, Belo Corporation, Dallas, National Gypsum Company, Charlotte.

Politics

God loves the world, sending Jesus to die for the sins of the whole world and, in Christ, is reconciling to Himself people from every tribe, tongue, and nation.

Views

As human beings people find themselves as part of an unjust, sinful and violent world, which we may feel individually helpless to change. If we accept forgiveness, God can enable us to resist evil and to live life to the full.

Membership

Board directors Dallas Citizens Council, 1986-1988, 1990-1992, Sammons Dallas Foundation, Sammons Foundation, since 1994. Campaign chairman United Way Metropolitan Dallas, 1979, executive committee, 1979-1996, president executive committee, 1981. Southern central regional chairman United Way American, 1988-1996.

Vice president Metropolitan Dallas, 1980-1981, president, from 1981, board directors, 1978-1996. Board directors Dallas County Community College District Foundation, 1977-1996, vice chairman, 1978-1979, chairman, 1979-1981. Member consumer advisory council Federal Reserve Board, 1976-1978.

Board trustees Dallas Baptist University, 1986-1990. Board directors Circle Ten Council Boy Scouts American, 1978-1986, North Texas Commission, 1977-1996, Better Business Bureau Metropolitan Dallas, 1979-1996, Community Council Greater Dallas, 1981. Member development council University Dallas Campaign, 1980.

Vice chairman patron gifts committee Dallas Museum Fine Arts, 1980. Advisory council Credit Research Center, Purdue University, 1980. Member business development committee Southern Methodist University, 1985.

Member strategic planning committee United Way American, 1985. Chairman board Dallas United Advisory Council, 1986-1988. Executive board Cox School Business of Southern Methodist University, 1983-1996.

Advisory committee Dallas County Treasurer' General’ s Office, 1987. Served with infantry, Army of the United States, World World War World War II. Member Dallas Chamber of Chamber (board directors 1977-1980, 86-89, chairman advisory committee Leadership Dallas progressive 1979-1980, Dallas United progressive 1986), American Finance Services Association (board directors, executive committee 1966-1983, Distinguished Service award 1973), Myers Park Country Club, City Club (Charlotte), Brookhollow Country Club, Petroleum Club (Dallas).

Connections

Married Christa Lee Anderson. Children: Susan Kay Overcash-Jenkins, Mary Ann Austin, Sarah Lee, Alex.

father:
Reece A. Overcash,

mother:
Mary Louise (Daniel) Overcash,

spouse:
Christa Lee Anderson

children:
Mary Ann Austin Overcash,

Alex Overcash,

Susan Kay Overcash-Jenkins Overcash,

Sarah Lee Overcash,