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Advertising and public relations company executive

David Russel Creel, American advertising and public relations company executive.

Background

Creel, David Russel was born on June 26, 1949 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Russel Keith and Catherine (Robertson) Creel.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 1971; Master of Business Administration, DePaul University, 1977.

Career

Account executive, Martin E. Janis & Company, Chicago, 1972-1973; director public relations, First Ogden Corporation, Naperville, Illinois, 1973-1976; executive vice president, Creel Associations, Inc., Oak Brook, Illinois, 1976-1984; president, Creel Associations, Inc., Oakbrook, Illinois, since 1984.

Membership

Board directors Naperville Young Men’s Christian Association, 1976-1982. Served to lieutenant United States Army, 1971-1972. Member Suburban Press Club (Chicago governor since 1975, president 1981, 91, Service award 1982), Kiwanis (Oakbrook President's award 1982), Oak Brook Association Commerce and Industry (board directors since 1992, Small Business Person of Year 1993).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: softball, racquetball, skiing.

Connections

Married Shelley Anne Gersick, August 3, 1975 (divorced September 1984). 1 child, Lauren Elizabeth.

father:
Russel Keith Creel

mother:
Catherine (Robertson) Creel

spouse:
Shelley Anne Gersick

child:
Lauren Elizabeth Creel