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marketing educator

David Joseph Closs, American Marketing educator. Director Highfields, 1986-1991. Member Council Logistics Management (local officer since 1988, Ploughman award, 1984, 85), Operations Research Society.

Background

Closs, David Joseph was born on December 3, 1949 in Midland, Michigan, United States. Son of Joseph Parker and Nora (Shea) Closs.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Master of Business Administration, Michigan State University, 1972; Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1978.

Career

Manager system development, Systems Research Inc., Lansing, Michigan, 1972-1975; assistant professor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1978-1984; director, Dialog Systems Inc., East Lansing, 1983-1988; vice president operations, Dialog Systems Inc., East Lansing, 1985; president, Dialog Systems Inc., East Lansing, 1986-1988; associate professor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, since 1988. Resource consultant Cleveland Cons. Association, 1975-1983, A.T. Kearney, Chicago, 1988-1991.

Works

Membership

Director Highfields, 1986-1991. Member Council Logistics Management (local officer since 1988, Ploughman award, 1984, 85), Operations Research Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: sailing.

Connections

Married Noel Eve Plas, March 17, 1973. Children: Ellen, Margaret.

father:
Joseph Parker Closs

mother:
Nora (Shea) Closs

spouse:
Noel Eve Plas

child:
Ellen Closs

child:
Margaret Closs