Stanley David Christianson Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 1954; Master of Business Administration, University of Chicago, 1960.
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.
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.
Married Elin J. Ballantyne, July 25, 1959. Children: Erica Joanna, David Ballantyne.