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finance company executive

Richard Anthony Pavia, American finance company executive. Registered professional engineer, Illinois.

Background

Pavia, Richard Anthony was born on July 18, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Prosper Louis and Lucy (Tangi) Pavia.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1952. Master of Science in Sanitary Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1960. Postgraduate, University Chicago, 1964.

Career

Director administration Chicago Department City Planning, 1958—1963. Administrative engineer Metropolitan Sanitary District Chgo, 1963—1964. Director engineering Illinois Building Authority, 1964—1966.

Commissioner water and sewers City of Chicago, 1973—1979. Executive vice president Paul D. Speer & Associates, 1979—1980. President, Chief Executive Officer Speer Finance Inc., since 1980.

Board directors South Towns Business Corporation, Oak Forest, Illinois.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Illinois.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Sponsor Economic Development Council Chicago, since 1983. Vice president North Edgebrook Civic Association, 1983—1984. Fellow: American Society of Civil Engineers (president 1978), American Water Works Association (national director 1978-1979).

Member: American Academy Environmental Engineers (national trustee, diplomate), Ground Hog Club (board directors 1976-1983), Chicago Yacht Club.

Connections

Married Helen Chapin, September 12, 1953. Children: Richard P., Jeffrey C., Lawrence D.

father:
Prosper Louis Pavia

mother:
Lucy (Tangi) Pavia

spouse:
Helen Chapin

child:
Richard P. Pavia

child:
Jeffrey C. Pavia

child:
Lawrence D. Pavia