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Finance company executive

Richard Gilbert Webb, American finance company executive. Certified Public Accountant, Oklahoma.


Webb, Richard Gilbert was born on May 11, 1932 in Tulsa. Son of William Leslie and Cora (Kroshus) Webb.


Student, University Oklahoma, 1952. Bachelor of Business Administration, Southern Methodist University, 1954. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1956.


Management consultant, McKinsey & Company. New York City, 1959-1961;planning analyst, Mobil Oil Company. New York City, 1961-1964;sub controller, treasurer, ITT, New York City, 1964-1966;vice president, manager corporation development, Illinois Tool Works, Chicago, 1966-1970;vice president planning, treasurer, chief finance officer, Insterstate Bakers, Kansas City, Missoury, 1970-1978;vice president, treasurer, chief finance officer, General Host Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut, 1979-1981;vice president, treasurer, chief finance officer, Grolier, Inc., Danbury, Connecticut, 1981-1989;finance consultant, Grolier, Inc., Danbury, Connecticut, since 1989.

Consultant to State Illinois, Springfield, 1969. Adjunct Professor finance department We. Connecticut State University, 1984.

Advisory board Connecticut Bank and Trust Company, Danbury, 1986-1988.


  • Certified Public Accountant, Oklahoma.


Fundraiser, board directors United Way, Danbury, Connecticut, 1982-1986. Board directors Danbury Young Men’s Christian Association, 1983-1989, treasurer, 1985-1987, chairman board directors, 1987-1989, chairman board trustees, 1981-1991, trustee, 1991-1900. Member board advisors University Connecticut Department Finance, 1984-1988, Greater Danbury, Court Chamber of Commerce, board director 1985-1988, chairman 1987-1988.

Salve Regina University, board advisors Business School, 2004-2008. City of Newport, Rhode Island Trust & Investment Committee, since 2006. Chairman finance committee Universalist-Unitarian Society Stamford, Court, 1999-2002, chairman building & grounds 2002-2005.

Channing Meml.Unitarian Church, Newport, Rhode Island chairman finance committee 2006-2008, chairman endowment committee since 2008. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1956-1959.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: swimming, reading, antiques, golf.


Married Patricia S. Wagdin, April 13, 1957 (divorced September 1974). Children: Catherine, Andrea, Nicholas. Married Judith A. Burke, January 12, 1980.

Stepchildren: Mara, Karen, Jennifer, Christopher.

William Leslie Webb

Cora (Kroshus) Webb

Patricia S. Wagdin

Judith A. Burke

Catherine Webb

Andrea Webb

Nicholas Webb

Mara Webb

Karen Webb

Jennifer Webb

Christopher Webb