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Ruth Alice Lucchesi, American auditor. Certified Public Accountant, Illinois.


Lucchesi, Ruth Alice was born on September 25, 1934 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Anton William and Hope Victoria (Lathrop) Wellstein.


Bachelor of Science in Accounting with honors and distinction, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1979;Master of Business Administration with high honors, Lake Forest Graduate School Management, 1990.


Associate auditor, G.D. Searle & Company, Skokie, Illinois, 1979-1982;supervisor accounting consumer products division, G.D. Searle & Company, Skokie, Illinois, 1982-1986;senior cost analyst, Abbott laboratories, North Chicago, Illinois, 1986-1988;senior in-charge auditor, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1988-1993;director office of internal audit, University of Chicago, since 1993. Scholarship chair Chicago Society Women Certified Public Accountants, 1985-1986. Member of advisory board Center for Internal Auditing Studies, National Louis University, Chicago, since 1997.


  • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois.


Precinct captain Republican Party, Northfield Township, Illinois, 1969, election judge, election canvasser, Northfield, 1970-1978. President local affairs League of Women Voters, Northfield, 1973. Treasurer Village of Northfield, 1994-1997, trustee, since 1999.

Volunteer teacher educable mentally handicapped children Edward Jenner Grammar School, Chicago, 1969-1970. Charter member Northfield Rescue, 1972-1979. Board directors, treasurer Winnetka (Illinois)-Northfield Family Service, 1990-1997.

Treasurer Women in Management, Chicago, 1990-1992. Member Northfield School and Park Board Caucus, 1998-1999. Board directors United Way, Winnetka/Northfield, 1999-2003.

Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Illinois Certified Public Accountants (pro bono for local school council 1988-1993), Institute Internal Auditors (board directors, secretary Chicago chapter 1989, Special Recognition award 1993-1994, 97), Order Eastern Star (chapter #275), Illinois Society Mayflower Descendants (board directors 1999-2003, membership secretary 2000-2003), Daughters of the American Revolution (Kaskaskia chapter vice regent 1999-2003, secretary since 2004).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: genealogy, cooking, reading.


Married Claude A Lucchesi, October 24, 1954. Children: Nello William, Kent Gregory.

Anton William Wellstein

Hope Victoria (Lathrop) Wellstein

Claude A Lucchesi

Nello William Lucchesi

Kent Gregory Lucchesi