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marketing professional , Advertising executive

Charles Kelly O'Neill was American advertising executive, marketing professional.


O'Neill, Charles Kelly was born on April 2, 1933 in Springfield, Missouri, United States. Son of Charles Chester and Frances (Kelly) O'N.


Bachelor of Journalism, University Missouri, 1955.


With Galvin-Farris-Alvine, Kansas City, Missouri, 1957-1958, copy chief, 1958. With Potts-Woodbury, Inc., Kansas City, 1958-1961, chief time buyer, 1960-1961. With Gardner Advertising Company, St. Louis, 1962-1988, associate media director, 1964-1965, media director, 1965-1969, vice president, 1966-1976, corporation media director, director company, 1969-1988, senior vice president, 1976-1978, president, 1978-1988.

General manager Advanswers division, 1971-1972. President Advanswers Media/Programming, Inc., 1973-1978, chairman, 1978-1988. Vice president Wells, Rich, Greene, New York City, 1974-1988, executive vice president, 1979-1988, director, 1978-1988.

Vice chairman WRG-United States of America, 1981-1988. Chairman O'Neill Marketing, Honolulu, since 1988. Executive vice president Kyoko O'Neill, Inc., since 1993.

Director Colony Surf Ltd., Honolulu, 1990-1994, chairman, board directors, 1994.


Board directors Waialae Iki Ridge Community Association, Honolulu, since 1991, 1st vice president, 1993-1994. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1955-1957. Member St. Louis Advertising Club (governor 1981-1983), Outrigger Canoe Club (Honolulu), New York Athletic Club, St. Louis Club, St. Louis Racquet Club, The Bridge (Navy League of the United States-Honolulu), Labrador Retriever Club of Hawaii, Sigma Chi, Alpha Delta Sigma.


Married Kyoko Hirano, June 2, 1981.

Charles Chester O'N.

Frances (Kelly) O'N.

Kyoko Hirano