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Public relations and advertising executive

David J. Metz, Spanish public relations and advertising executive. Recipient Gold Key awards Puerto Rico News, 1978, 80, 90; named One of Top 40 Public Relations Professionals in the United States Public Relations Quarterly, 1990.


Metz, David J. was born on September 13, 1933 in Toledo. Son of Arthur A. and Jeannette C. (Schell) Metz.


Bachelor, University Notre Dame.


With Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York, 1959-1961, assistant manager news services, 1961-1963, assistant manager investor services, 1964-1969, director shareowner relations, 1970-1971, assistant to president, 1972-1974, assistant director corporation communications, 1974-1978, assistant vice president, director corporation communications, 1978-1980, vice president, director communications public affairs, 1980-1985, senior vice president, director communications public affairs, since 1986. Director Association National Advertisers, New York City, 1986-1989, Downtown Development Council, Rochester, New York City, 1982-1987, Navy League Rochester, since 1989, Center For Environmental Information, Rochester, since 1990. Trustee St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, 1980-1985.

Officer Public Relations Seminar, 1987-1989, chairman, 1989.


Tustee Nazareth College, Rochester, since 1986. Member executive committee Rochester Visitors and Convention Center, Rochester, 1987. Captain United States Naval Reserve, 1955-1959.

Member Public Relations Society of America (Silver Anvil awards 1983, 85, 86), Public Relations Advisory Committee United States Information Agency, Rochester Chamber of Commerce (chairman 1989, executive committee since 1986), The Wisemen, Golden Workshop.


  • Other Interests

    Golf, photography.


Married Alexandra Quinn, September 14, 1957. Children: Michael D., Steven A., Mary Katherine.

Arthur A. Metz

Jeannette C. (Schell) Metz

Alexandra Quinn

Michael D. Metz

Steven A. Metz

Mary Katherine Metz