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Investment management company executive

Samuel Sterling McMillan, III, American investment management company executive.


III, Samuel Sterling McMillan, was born on July 30, 1938 in Cleveland. Son of Samuel Sterling and Elizabeth Harman (Mather) McM.


Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Princeton University, 1960. Master of Business Administration, Harvard Business School, 1963.


Loan officer trainee, Bankers Trust Company. New York City, 1960-1961;; security analyst, Morgan Guaranty Trust Company. New York City, 1964-1965;staff, Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company, Cleveland, 1965-1977;vice president investments, Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company, Cleveland, 1977-1983;vice president finance, Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company, Cleveland, 1983-1986.

Board directors Sawyer Research Products, Inc., Eastlake, Ohio, Inc., Cleveland, Wastequip, Inc., MLX Corporation, Atlanta. Board directors Applied Technology Ventures, chairman, since 1990.


Chairman investment committee, member executive, finance, development committee, trustee Cleveland Art Museum. Member finance committee, trustee University Hospitals, Cleveland. Past president, trustee Children's Aid Society, Cleveland.

President board trustees Goodrich Social Settlement, Cleveland. Past chairman investment committee United Way Services, Cleveland, 1992, committee member, since 1992. Past trustee Rainey Music School Settlement, Cleveland.

Past trustee Cleveland Council on World Affairs. Served with United States Army, 1963-1964. Member Cleveland Treasurer Club, Cleveland Society Security Analysts Clubs: Union, Shoreby, Tavern, Kirtland Country, Deer Isle Yacht, Mentor Harbor Yachting, Harvard Business School of Cleveland (investment committee).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing; skiing. Woodworking.


Married Judith Ellis Knight, December 28, 1967. Children– Samuel Sterling, Victoria Monari.

Samuel Sterling McM.

Elizabeth Harman (Mather) McM.

Judith Ellis Knight

Samuel Sterling III

Victoria Monari III