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Public relations executive

David Owen Wiley, American public relations executive.


Wiley, David Owen was born on January 26, 1935 in Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, United States.


Student, Michigan State University, 1962.


Editor Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1966-1970. Publications specialist Goodyr. Tire and Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio, 1970-1974.

Manager communication services Wean United Inc., Warren, 1974-1978. Director public relations The Patton Agency, Phoenix, 1978-1979. President Petroglyph Communications, Inc., 1979-1986.

Principal Cook, Riggs & Wiley, Inc., 1986-1987, David C. Wiley Associates Inc., Phoenix, since 1987.


Member speakers bureau New Detroit Inc., 1969. Board directors West Side Neighborhood Inc., Akron, 1971-1972, Phoenix City Club, since 1987, Valley Citizens League, since 1988. Chairman state public information Arizona Chapter National Cancer Society, Phoenix, 1980.

Served as sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1955-1959. Member Public Relations Society of America (board directors Phoenix chapter since 1979, president 1988), International Association Business Communicators (president Phoenix chapter 1979-1980, district vice president, board directors 1975-1977, Gold Quill award 1973). Clubs: Phoenix City.


  • Other Interests

    Hiking, photography, reading, writing.


Son of Franklin Williams and Mary (Owens) W. Divorced; children: Bethalee Dawn Jones, Jeffrey Brian.

Franklin Williams Wiley

Mary (Owens) Wiley

Bethalee Dawn Jones Wiley

Jeffrey Brian Wiley