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Thomas G. Messner

Thomas G. Messner, American advertising executive, copywriter. Named CLIO Hall of Fame. Copywriter Ronald Reagan 1984 Presidential campaign Republic National Committee, New York, 1984; copywriter George Bush 1988 presidential campaign, 1988, Bob Franks Senatorial Campaign, 2000, Andrew O'Rourke for Governor, New York, 1986; Member Mortons Group, E-Media Investment Group, Fenway Club.

Background

  • Messner, Thomas G. was born on January 26, 1944 in New York City. Son of Malcolm V. Messner and Virginia M. Burkard.

  • Career

    • Letter carrier United States Post Office, New York City, 1965-1967. Copywriter Occidental Life California, Los Angeles, 1967-1968. Mail boy D'Arcy Advertising, New York City, 1968.

      Copywriter BDO International (Barton, Durstine & Osborn) and Batten Company, 1968-1969, Doyle Dane Bernbach, New York City, 1969-1972. Creative director Ally and Gargano, 1972-1986. Founder, partner Messner Vetere Berger Carey Schmetterer, 1986-1992.

      Partner Messner Vetere Berger McNamee Schmetterer Euro RSCG, since 1992. Founder Grand Old Website Company, 1999. Former professor School Visual Arts, New York City.

      Copywriter MCI; board directors, United States. board, international board Eurol RSCG. Founder, president The Grand Old Website Company, Republican Advertising Inc.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Copywriter Ronald Reagan 1984 Presidential campaign Republic National Committee, New York, 1984. Copywriter George Bush 1988 presidential campaign, 1988, Bob Franks Senatorial Campaign, 2000, Andrew O'Rourke for Governor, New York, 1986. Member Mortons Group, E-Media Investment Group, Fenway Club.

    Connections

    • Married Terry Carol Bonaccolta, November 28, 1971. 1 child, Zachary.
    • father: Malcolm V. Messner
    • mother: Virginia M. Burkard
    • spouse: Terry Carol Bonaccolta
    • child: Zachary Messner
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    Born January 26, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1965 - 1967
      Letter carrier United States Post Office
    • 1967 - 1968
      copywriter, Occidental Life California
    • 1968
      mail boy D'Arcy Advertising
    • 1968 - 1969
      copywriter, BDO International (Barton, Durstine & Osborn) and Batten Company
    • 1969 - 1972
      copywriter, BDO International (Barton, Durstine & Osborn) and Batten Company
    • 1972 - 1986
      creative director, Ally and Gargano
    • 1992
      partner, Messner Vetere Berger McNamee Schmetterer Euro RSCG
    • 1999
      founder Grand Old Website Company
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