Robert P. Rainier, Treasurer
Bob Rainier had a long career in New York City as an executive in the publishing industry. He worked in

sales, marketing, and editorial acquisitions for McGraw Hill’s college textbooks division, rising to Editor-
in-Chief. He went on to hold the position of Vice President at CBS College Publishing, where he was in

charge of all product development for Holt Rinehart and Winston and other imprints. More recently, he
supervised publishing operations for the 350,000 member American Institute of Certified Public
Accountants, including serving as Publisher for the well-known Journal of Accountancy. After retiring
from that organization, he ran is own consulting company for several years.
Along the way, Rainier served as volunteer treasurer for several not for profit entities including a local
church, a busy New York City choir, and a national organization for publishing professionals in addition
to the Musicians Club of New York. He went on to be president of two of these organizations. Since
arriving in the New York City area in 1964, he has been an avocational musician, first as a trombonist,
then as a member of choirs collaborating with well-known performing arts groups in the city. He holds a
Master’s Degree in Music History and Literature from Northwestern University.