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Robert N. Vance

Robert N. Vance Name: Robert N. Vance Born: October 29, 1924 Joined AGB: 1968 Primary Dept/Div: Admin Primary Office: Chicago As of 7/16/1975. Robert N. Vance, Chicago, is a Senior Vice President, Director and Manager of Administrative activities of Becker Securities Corporation. He joined Becker in March, 1968, after serving as Controller of the nine…

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Roger M. Vasey

Roger M. Vasey Name: Roger M. Vasey Born: November 18, 1935 Joined AGB: 1972 Primary Dept/Div: Fixed Income Primary Office: Chicago As of 7/16/1977; Roger M. Vasey, Chicago, is vice president and manager of the Commercial Paper Issuance Development unit of A.G. Becker & Co. Incorporated. Prior to joining the firm in 1972, Roger was…

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Everett (Bud) Wallace

Everett (Bud) Wallace Name: Everett (Bud) Wallace Born: 1917 Joined AGB: 1946 Primary Dept/Div: Individual Clients Primary Office: New York Everett (Bud) Wallace was born in 1917 and started his business career in 1934 with a leather goods business at age 17. During WWII he was in the Navy. He joined Becker as a salesman…

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Ralph Collins Walter

Ralph Collins Walter Name: Ralph Collins Walter Born: November 25, 1946 Joined AGB: 1973 Primary Dept/Div: Accounting Primary Office: Chicago As of 7/15/1977: Ralph Collins Walter, Chicago, is vice president and manager of Financial Planning, Cost Accounting and Office Services for The Becker Warburg Paribas Group. Ralph joined the firm in 1973 as assistant supervisor…

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Milton J. Walters

Milton J. Walters Name: Milton J. Walters Born: May 21, 1942 Joined AGB: 1965 Primary Dept/Div: Corporate Finance Primary Office: New York As of 7/15/1977: Milton Walters, New York, is a managing director in the Corporate Finance Department, Eastern region, of Warburg Paribas Becker. After serving as a credit trainee with Manufacturers Hanover Trust, Milt…

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John F. Ward

John F. Ward Name: John F. Ward Born: February 19, 1949 Joined AGB: 1974 Primary Dept/Div: Credit Securities Primary Office: New York As of 7/15/1977: John F. Ward, New York, is an assistant vice president and manager of the Bankers’ Acceptances/Bank Holding Paper unit of A.G. Becker. He joined the firm in 1974, with experience…

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Harry F. Weber, Jr.

Harry F. Weber, Jr. Name: Harry F. Weber, Jr. Born: Joined AGB: 1947 Primary Dept/Div: Institutional sales Primary Office: New York Harry F. Weber, Jr. joined the firm in 1947 after receiving his A.B. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, completing military service in the U.S. Navy as an intelligence officer on…

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Burton Joseph Weiss

Burton Joseph Weiss Name: Burton Joseph Weiss Born: October 2, 1930 Joined AGB: 1954 Primary Dept/Div: Sales Management Primary Office: New York As of 7/16/1976. Burton (Burt) J. Weiss, New York, was born in 1930 and is a senior vice president, director and Executive Committee member of Becker Securities Corporation and has senior managerial responsibilities…

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Stephen H. Weiss

Stephen H. Weiss Name: Stephen H. Weiss Born: October 30, 1935 Joined AGB: 1959 Primary Dept/Div: Individual Clients Primary Office: New York Stephen (Steve) Henry Weiss was born in 1935 in Manhattan. He graduated from Cornell in 1957, where his father, Milton (Mickie) had gone and became a friend of Irv Sherman. Steve joined Becker…

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Ira Tensard Wender

Ira Tensard Wender Name: Ira Tensard Wender Born: January 5, 1927 Joined AGB: 1974 Primary Dept/Div: Executive Primary Office: New York Ira Wender became President and CEO of the Becker and Warburg-Paribas Group on February 1, 1978.  In that capacity he was a director and senior officer of each of the primary subsidiaries of the…

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