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accountant , Hotel executive

W. Anthony Farris, American hotel executive, accountant. Certified Public Accountant, Texas; certified hotel administrator.

Background

Farris, W. Anthony was born on September 27, 1946 in Santa Ana, Texas, United States. Son of Morris Otto and Odilia M. (Kreutzer) Farris.

Education

Bachelor, Dallas College, 1970. Bachelor of Science, University Texas, Dallas, 1979. Postgraduate, University Texas, 1980.

Career

Various positions, Corrigan Properties, Dallas, 1968-1971;controller, Emerald Beach Hotel, Nassau, 1971-1972;controller, Sheraton B.C. Hotel, Nassau, The Bahamas, 1972-1973;corporation controller, ITT-South Florida Development Company, Key Biscayne, 1973-1975;senior vice president, treasurer, Metro Hotels, Inc., Dallas, 1975-1983;executive vice president operations, Metro Hotels, Inc., Dallas, 1983-1987;president, chief Executive officer, Rank Hotels North America subsidiary The Rank Organisation, Dallas, since 1987. President Texas Hospitality Association, 1979-1980.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountant, Texas. Certified hotel administrator.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Uniforms System of Accounts and Expense Dictionary, 1981.

Membership

Chairman Animal Husbandry & Microbiology and Botany Texas Political Action Committee, Dallas, 1982-1986. Member technical committee National Real Estate Committee, New York City, 1984. Member American Institute Certified Public Accountant's, Texas Society Certified Public Accountant's, American Hotel & Motel Association, Texas Hotel Association, Dallas Hotel Association (board directors 1981-1983).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, sailing, traveling.

Connections

Married Norah E. Burns, August 1, 1968. Children: Toni O, Bambi P.

father:
Morris Otto Farris

mother:
Odilia M. (Kreutzer) Farris

spouse:
Norah E. Burns

child:
Toni O. Farris

child:
Bambi P. Farris