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Stanley David Christianson

finance company executive

Stanley David Christianson, American finance company executive. Board governors International House, University Chicago, 1988-2000, chairman 1997-2000; trustee Community Theatre Guild, Valparaiso, Indiana, since 2001, chairman, 2005-2006; board trustees Meadville Lombard Theological School, Chicago, since 2008; member Hobart (Indiana) Plan Commission, 1986-1992, president, 1988-1992. Captain United States Army, 1954-1956.

Background

Christianson, Stanley David was born on December 8, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Stanley Olai and Emma Josephine (Johnson) D.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 1954;Master of Business Administration, University of Chicago, 1960.

Career

Auditor, Price Waterhouse & Company, Chicago, 1956-1958;assistant to controller, Miehle-Goss-Dexter, Inc., Chicago, 1960-1967;vice president administration Goss Division, Miehle-Goss-Dexter, Inc., Chicago, 1967-1969;director management systems, MGD Graphics Systems-North America Rockwell (formerly Miehle-Goss-Dexter), Chicago, 1969-1970;vice president finance, Duchossois/Thrall Group (formerly Thrall Car Manufacturing Company), Chicago Heights, Elmhurst, Illinois, 1970-1983;president, vice chairman, Chief Executive Officer, board directors, Thrall Enterprises, Inc., Chicago, since 1983. Chairman, board directors Midwestern University.

Membership

Board governors International House, University Chicago, 1988-2000, chairman 1997-2000. Trustee Community Theatre Guild, Valparaiso, Indiana, since 2001, chairman, 2005-2006. Board trustees Meadville Lombard Theological School, Chicago, since 2008.

Member Hobart (Indiana) Plan Commission, 1986-1992, president, 1988-1992. Captain United States Army, 1954-1956.

Connections

Married Elin J. Ballantyne, July 25, 1959. Children: Erica Joanna, David Ballantyne.

father:
Stanley Olai D.

mother:
Emma Josephine (Johnson) D.

spouse:
Elin J. Ballantyne

children:
Erica Joanna Christianson

David Ballantyne Christianson