The Princes and Princesses I have known!


Mentors

Charles (Dad) M. Finnigan, the most strong-willed man I have ever known!

Dennis (Denny) M. Finnigan, my Brother and always the Mother I never knew.

Charles (Charlie) F. McNamee, VP Sunsweet Growers Inc.  "The subtle philosophies of W.C. Fields!"

Chester (Chet) Owens, CEO, Sunsweet Growers Inc.  "Enjoy life with boats, cars and condominiums!"

Wendell B. (Hoot) Gipson - Managing Director, SRI International.  "Always stay cool under pressure."

Stewart (Stu) P. Blake, VP Finance, SRI International.  "Never apologize for an occasional extravagance!"

John (Katz) Katzenbach - Managing Partner, McKinsey and Company.  "Master the "soft sell" and win!"

Edwin (Ed) Zschau, CEO, Systems Industries (California Congressman).  "Do whatever you have to do!"

Dean Mack, CEO, Microform Data Systems.  "Never admit you're wrong and you will soon bring failure!"

Val Podmolik, CEO, RCA Global.  "Wave off the driver, ride the subway, fly economy and stay in cheap hotels."


Clients

George Weyerhaeuser - Chairman, Weyerhaeuser Corp. 

     I challenged his decision to switch from IBM to GE mainframes... He thanked me for my honesty and bravery! 

Gordon Luce - Chairman, San Diego Federal and Sec. Transportation for Governor Reagan 

     His wife and I chose the colors for the new blue and white CA license plates.

General Buchs - Chief of Staff, West German Military (Commandant of Luftwaffe in WWII)  

     He lost the war but he lead his country in peace.

Lloyd Schermer - CEO, Lee Enterprises.  "Don't be greedy, sell a million copies for a dollar!"

Paul Barkley - Founder and CEO, Pacific Southwest Airlines.  "Always stay on the leading edge."

Rune Arlidge - President, ABC Wide World of Sports.  One of the first to join the VM revolution...true visionary!

Robert (Bob) Edwards - Founder and CEO, Radiophone.  A real prick but always a winner!

Albert (Al)  Frankum - CEO, Trans World Airlines.  "Keep your people guessing until they take a position!"

William (Bill) Dunne - CEO, Dow Jones Info Service.  "Anything worth having, is worth cheating for!"


Partners

Nancy Finnigan - "always stood with me, raised our children, great travel partner and a hostess to everyone!"

Dennis M. Finnigan - SRI Director of Management Systems, VMI Board Member

Dow Brian - Co Founder, Voicemail International.  Visionary, Inventor and top notch Engineer!

Randal Barrick - COO, Voicemail International.  He made things happen!

Rene Beusch - EVP, Voicemail Systems SA. Expert in the global marketplace, travel advisor, best friend!

Suzanne Ely - Finnigan USA.  Business strategies, business plans, reality checks and perfect daughter!

Kevin P. Lynch - COS, Voicemail Internationsl, Flight Instructor and adopted Son!

David Peek -  FUSA Partner,  Technical Wizard and adopted Son!

 



Created by Paul Finnigan