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graphics designer

Billy Joe Tolar, American Graphics designer. Recipient second place award International Merchandising Competition, 1979. Executive director Atlanta Humane Society, since 1982; founding member, board directors Progress Georgia, Atlanta, since 1987.

Background

Tolar, Billy Joe was born on November 3, 1948 in Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States. Son of Charles Henry and Mary Ruth (Crockett) Tolar.

Education

Student, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1969.

Career

Vice president design and production, Spatial Effects, Inc., Atlanta, 1967-1970; design and talent manager, RCH Corporation, Atlanta, 1967-1970; sales and design positions, Clairmont Display, Tucker, Georgia, 1970-1974; president, design manager, Creative Systems Group, Inc., Norcross, Georgia, since 1974. Creative director Emerald City Records, Norcross, 1979-1980. Design vice president OzCampus Stores, Inc., Stone Mountain, Georgia, chief Executive officer, design manager Architectural Systems, Inc., Norcross, since 1984.

Board directors 1st Am Bank Georgia, Atlanta.

Membership

Executive director Atlanta Humane Society, since 1982. Founding member, board directors Progress Georgia, Atlanta, since 1987.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting, stain glass, magic.

Connections

Married Cheryl Lynn Giles, August 30, 1969. Children: Travis Anthony, Shannon Troy.

father:
Charles Henry Tolar

mother:
Mary Ruth (Crockett) Tolar

spouse:
Cheryl Lynn Giles

children:
Travis Anthony Tolar

Shannon Troy Tolar