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Frank Stedronsky

Frank Stedronsky, American film and television executive. Charter inductee University Illinois Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame, 1992.


  • Stedronsky, Frank was born on March 29, 1935 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Frank Joseph Stedronsky.

  • Education

    • Student, Lyons Township Junior College, 1955. Bachelor in Journalism, University Iowa, 1957.


    • Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Motivation Media, Inc., Glenview, Illinois, 1969-1998, also board directors, to 1998. Managing partner Motivation Enterprises, North Barrington, since 1978, also board directors. Treasurer Motivation Marketing, Inc., Glenview, 1979-1998, also board directors.

      President Photo Impressions, Inc., since 1980, also board directors. Chairman Sound Impressions, Inc., Des Plaines, Illinois, 1976-1999, also board directors. President Central Saint Martins /Teleslide, Inc., Chicago, 1990-1998.

      Also board directors Teleslide, Inc., Glenview. Advisory board First Chicago, 1996-1997. Board directors NBD, 1991-1996.


    • Executive producer (video) A Gathering of Stars, 1990 (Tower award Business Professionals Advertising Association 1960). Writer, director, producer: (films) The Stencil, 1961 (Chris award Columbus Film Festival 1961), Modern Mimeographing, 1962 (first place award National Visual Presentation Association 1962), The Master, 1963 (first place award National Visual Presentation Association 1963), A Snow Job, 1970 (Bronze award International Film Festival of New York 1970). Executive producer (video) A Measure of Accomplishment, 1989 (Tower Business Professor Advertising award).


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    President Virginia Lake Homeowners Association, Palatine, 1975-1976. Regional director Crusade of Mercy, Niles, Illinois, 1968. Sustaining member Republican National Committee, Washington, 1980-1992.

    Charter member Republican Presidential Task Force, Washington, 1984-1992. Sponsor National Republican Congressional Committee, Washington, 1985-1992. Board directors Clearbrook Center for the Developmentally Disabled, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, 1985-1995.

    Member Chicago Audio Visual Producers Association (president 1983-1986, Distinguished Service award 1986), Audio Visual Managers Association (president 1968-1969, President's award 1969), University Iowa Alumni Association (life), International Association for Multi-Image, Chicago Film Video Council, International Platform Association, United States Senatorial Club (Washington).



    Golf, photography, cinematography.


    • Married Felicia Page, October 19, 1996. Children: Linda, Jon, Jill, Scott.
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    Born March 29, 1935
    • 1955
      Lyons Township Junior College
    • 1957
      University Iowa
    • 1969 - 1998
      Chairman, Motivation Media
      Glenview, Illinois, United States
    • 1969 - 1998
      Chief Executive Officer, Motivation Media
      Glenview, Illinois, United States
    • 1976 - 1999
      chairman, Sound Impressions
      Des Plaines, Illinois, United States
    • 1978
      managing partner, Motivation Enterprises
    • 1979 - 1998
      treasurer, Motivation Marketing
      Glenview, Illinois, United States
    • 1980
      president, Photo Impressions
    • 1990 - 1998
      president, Central Saint Martins /Teleslide
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
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