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Public relations executive

David Ray Kirby, American public relations executive. Member of Public Relations Society America (Maryland award 1983, 1984, 1985, 1989, 1990, 1992, Lifetime Achievement award 1995).

Background

Kirby, David Ray was born on January 15, 1939 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of William R. and Mahala R. (Cunningham) Kirby.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, 1984.

Career

News reporter, sports writer & columnist Los Angeles Herald Examiner, 1956—1968. Account executive L. Laurie Public Relations, 1968—1974. Director, public relations McCulloch Corporation, Los Angeles, 1974—1981, Black & Decker, Towson, Maryland, 1981—1983.

Executive vice president Smith Mead & Kirby Inc., Baltimore, 1983—1985. Vice president Earle Palmer Brown Public Relations, Bethesda, 1985—1986. President DKI Public Relations, since 1986.

Membership

Member of Public Relations Society America (Maryland award 1983, 1984, 1985, 1989, 1990, 1992, Lifetime Achievement award 1995).

Connections

Married Martel Lovelance, November 24, 1978.

father:
William R. Kirby

mother:
Mahala R. (Cunningham) Kirby

spouse:
Martel Lovelance