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Financial executive

Richard Albert Bode, American financial executive. Certified Public Accountant, Illinois.


Bode, Richard Albert was born on July 26, 1931 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles John and Esther (Burgert) Bode.


Student, Loras College, 1951. Bachelor of Science, DePaul University, 1953. Master of Business Administration, University Detroit, 1960.


With, Baumann, Finney & Company (public accountants), Chicago, 1953-1956; staff accountant, National Tea Company, Chicago, 1956-1958; divisional controller, National Tea Company, Detroit, 1958-1962; assistant controller, Eagle Food Centers, Rock Island, Illinois, 1962-1963; comptroller, Brinks, Inc., Chicago, 1963-1968; treasurer, Brinks, Inc., 1968-1969; vice president, treasurer, Brinks, Inc., 1970-1978; vice president finance, DLM, Inc., Allen, Texas, 1978-1989. Advisory county Government Accounting Studies, since 1996.


  • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois.


Member Village Hinsdale Plan Commission, 1969-1975, Plano Board Adjustments, 1988-1990. Member Plano City Council, 1990-2000, deputy mayor pro tempore, 1995-1996, mayor pro tempore, 1996-1997, 99-2000. Secretary-treasurer Allen Industrial Foundation, 1983-1988.

Board directors Plano Homeowners Council, 1984-1990, president, 1987-1988. Member Regional Transportation Council, 1993-2000. Member advisory council Texas Municipal Retirement Systems, 1996-2000.

Member Plano Economic Development Board, 1999-2000, Plano Sister City, Inc., 1994—2002, treasurer, 2000-2002, Plano Heritage Commission, 2000-2002. Member leadership committee John Paul II High School, 2000-2003. Board directors Hope's Door, since 2000, treasurer 2001^.

Member Illinois Certified Public Accountants Society (director 1976-1978).


Married Marjorie Ann Lane, July 28, 1962. Children– Anne, Julie, John, Ellen, Mary Elizabeth.

Charles John Bode

Esther (Burgert) Bode

Marjorie Ann Lane

Anne Bode

Ellen Bode

John Bode

Julie Bode

Mary Elizabeth Bode