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Advertising executive

Audrey Lesser Winograd was American advertising executive.


Winograd, Audrey Lesser was born on October 6, 1933 in New York City. Daughter of Jack J. and Theresa Lorraine (Elkind) Lesser.


Bachelor, University Connecticut, 1953.


Assistant advertising manager T. Baumritter Company, Incorporated, New York York City, 1953-1954. Assistant director public relations and creative merchandising Kirby, Block & Company, Inc., 1954-1956. Division merchandise manager, director advertising and sales promotion Winograd's Department Store, Inc., Point Pleasant, New Jersey, 1956-1973, vice president, 1960-1973, executive vice president, 1973-1986.

President, Chief Executive Officer AMW Associates, Atlanta, 1976—2002, retired, since 2002.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: business newsletters.


Active Alley Cat Allies, Fund for Animals. Board directors Temple Beth Am, Lakewood, New Jersey, 1970—1972, Temple Emanuel, Atlanta, 1999—2001. Member of League of Women Voters, National Association of Female Executives, Noah's Lost Ark, Retail Advertising Conference, American Society Advertising and Promotion, New Jersey Association Women Business Owners, Monmouth County Business Association (board directors 1985-1997, president 1988-1990, Woman of the Year 1992-1993, Person of the Year 1995), Monmouth Ocean Development Council, Retail Advertising and Marketing Association International, Jersey Public Relations and Advertising Association 1982-1983, (board directors), Greenpeace (member physicians committee, member Grey 2K), Environmental Defense, Wilderness Society, Best Friends, Humane Society United States, Delta Rescue, People Ethical Treatment Animals, In Defense of Animals, Ocean C. of Chamber (board directors 1994-1997, Career Achievements and Contributions to Society award 1993), Society Prevention Cruelty to Animals, Animal Protection Institute American, Humane Society, International Fund Animal Welfare, World Wildlife Fund, Friends of Animals, Defenders of Wildlife, National Humane Education Society, Atlanta Humane Society, Natural Resources Defense Council, Last Chance for Animals, United Animal National, Lifesavers Wild Horse Rescue, Audobon, Sierra Club.


  • Other Interests

    Collecting animal collectibles, gourmet cooking, environmental protection, exercise.


Married Melvin H. Winograd, April 29, 1956. 1 child Hope Elise.

Jack J. Lesser

Theresa Lorraine (Elkind) Lesser

Melvin H. Winograd

Hope Elise Winograd