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financial planner , writer

Ruth Gordon, American financial planner, writer. Certified Financial Planner. Recipient Best Annual Report for the Individual Investor award National Association Investment Clubs, 1977, Merit award Finance World magazine, 1977-1978. Member Investment Association New York.

Background

Gordon, Ruth was born on June 30, 1941 in Plain City, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Calvin McGowan and Cleetus Mae (Loveless) Tumlin.

Education

Student, University Southern Florida, 1974.

Career

Account executive, E.H. Russell & Company, Chicago, 1962-1966;writer, actress, New York City, 1966-1968;advertising manager, Playboy Enterprises, Chicago, 1968-1970;president, The Gordon Agency, Tampa, Florida, 1971-1972;vice president corporation communications, Medfield Corporation, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1973-1979;chairman, president, Securities Discount Corporation, Clearwater, Florida, 1979-1981;branch office manager, Fidelity Brokerage Services, Inc., Clearwater, Florida, 1981-1982;investment officer, Williams Securities Group, Inc., Tampa, 1982-1986;syndicate manager, registered principal retail services, Allen C. Ewing & Company, Tampa, 1986-1991;CFP, American Express Finance Advisors, Inc., Tampa, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Certified Financial Planner.

Membership

Member Investment Association New York.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: cooking, theater, gardening, music.

Connections

Married John Harold Elkinton, December 10, 1970 (divorced January 1974). 1 child, Alyssa Susan. Married Anthony Glenn Arango, June 27, 1981.

father:
Calvin McGowan Tumlin

mother:
Cleetus Mae (Loveless) Tumlin

spouse:
John Harold Elkinton

spouse:
Anthony Glenn Arango

child:
Alyssa Susan Gordon