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Financial services company executive

Robert Elkington Wood, II, American financial services company executive. Trustee Lyric Opera Chicago, since 1980, Hull House Association, Chicago, 1972-1978, Rehabilitation Institute Chicago, since 1982.

Background

II, Robert Elkington Wood, was born on May 7, 1938 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Robert Whitney and Elizabeth Cushing (Neville) W.

Education

Bachelor, Princeton University, 1960.

Career

Various merchandising and operating positions, Sears, Roebuck & Company, Chicago, 1960-1978;various other positions, Sears, Roebuck & Company, Chicago, 1978-1985;chairman, chief operating officer, Sears Consumer Finance Corporation (subsidiary Dean Witter), Riverwoods, Illinois, 1985-1988;senior executive vice president, chief administrative officer, Dean Witter Finance Superior vena cava syndrome Group (subsidiary Sears, Roebuck & Company), New York City, since 1988;executive vice president mktg & advertising, Dean Witter Fin Superior vena cava syndrome Group, Riverwoods, Illinois. Trustee Chicago Dock and Canal Trust, since 1985.

Membership

Trustee Lyric Opera Chicago, since 1980, Hull House Association, Chicago, 1972-1978, Rehabilitation Institute Chicago, since 1982.

Connections

Married Susan Mayer, January 5, 1963. Children: Katherine Hardwick, Elizabeth Neville.

father:
Robert Whitney W.

mother:
Elizabeth Cushing (Neville) W.

spouse:
Susan Mayer

children:
Katherine Hardwick II

Elizabeth Neville II