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Financial executive

Thomas Patrick Kennedy, American Financial executive ( fin: finance service)financial executive.

Background

Kennedy, Thomas Patrick was born on October 13, 1932 in New York City. Son of Andrew Francis and Marie P. (Scullen) Kennedy.

Education

Bachelor of Science, St. Peter's College, 1958. Postgraduate, Seton Hall U., 1959. Accountant, Haskins & Sells, Certified Public Accountants, New York City, 1953-1954, 55-57.

Staff Emerson Radio & television, New York City, 1957-1958. Various executive positions Columbia Broadcasting System, New York City, 1958-1967. With Ford Foundation, New York City, 1967;director finance Public Broadcasting Laboratory, New York City, 1967-1969.

With Children's television Workshop (Sesame St.), New York City, 1969-1980, vice president finance and administration, 1969-1978, treasurer 1969-1978, senior vice president, 1978-1980. Executive director Center Non-Broadcast television, 1980-1985. President Tomken Management, Ltd., 1980^, Chairman of the Board, 1983^.

Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer Effie Technologies Inc., 1984^. Vice president, corporation finance Jersey Capital Mkts Group, Inc., 1987-1988. Chief Executive officer, Chairman of the Board Corporation Strategies Group, Inc., 1988-1989.

Vice president Vantage Securities, Inc. (co-venture with Whitehall Finance Group), 1991-1994. Consultant in field; board advisers Franciscan Comm.

Center; board directors, executive director Center for Non-Broadcast television, 1980-1985.

Career

Accountant Haskins & Sells Certified Public Accountants, New York City, 1953-1954, 1955—1957. Staff Emerson Radio & television, 1957-1958. Various executive positions Columbia Broadcasting System, 1958-1967.

With Ford Foundation, 1967. Director finance Public Broadcasting Laboratory, 1967-1969. With Children's television Workshop (Sesame St.), 1969-1980, Chief Financial Officer, vice president finance and administration, 1969-1978, treasurer, 1969-1978, senior vice president, 1978-1980.

Executive director Center Non-Broadcast television, 1980-1985. President Tomken Management, Ltd., since 1980, chairman board, since 1983. Chairman board, Chief Executive Officer, Effie Technologies, Inc., since 1984.

Vice president, corporation finance Jersey Capital Mkts Group, Inc., 1987-1988. Chief executive officer, chairman board Corporation Strategies Group, Inc., 1988-1989. Vice president Vantage Securities, Inc.

(co-venture with Whitehall Finance Group), 1991-1994. Consultant in field; board advisers Franciscan Communications Center. Board directors, executive director Center for Non-Broadcast television, 1980-1985.

Partner Hunter Village Estates Realty. Officer, director Hunter Village Country Club Estates, Inc.

Membership

With C.E., United States Army, 1954-1955, Korea. Member Finance Executives Institute, International Radio and television Society, Institute Broadcast Finance Management, National Association Accountants, International Broadcast Institute, International Institute Communications, International Association Finance Executives, American Association Individual Investors, American Legion, Korean War Veterans, Brevard Veterans Council, Veterans Foreign Wars, New York Athletic Club, Knights of Columbus 4th degree.

Connections

Married Mary P. Drennan, January 14, 1956 (deceased). Children: Thomas Patrick, Kevin M. (deceased), Michael J., Mary P. Kennedy Handsman, Deborah A. Kennedy Carter.

father:
Andrew Francis Kennedy

mother:
Marie P. (Scullen) Kennedy

spouse:
Mary P. Drennan

children:
Thomas Patrick Kennedy

Kevin M. Kennedy (deceased)

Michael J. Kennedy

Mary P. Kennedy Handsman Kennedy

Deborah A. Kennedy Carter Kennedy