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financial and sports marketing executive

Dean Anthony Dranias, American financial and sports marketing executive. Recipient various awards Finance World Magazine, 1977-1989, Silver and Bronze awards Elcor Corporation, Gold award Emerald Homes, Gold award Rodman and Renshaw, Silver award First Bank Illinois, honorable mention Roalman awards National Investor Relations Institute, 1980.


Dranias, Dean Anthony was born on August 10, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Anastasios K. and Helen (Sakellarakis) Dranias.


Associate of Arts, Wright Junior College, 1956. Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1959.


Registered representative, Paine Webber Jackson Curtis, Chicago, 1969-1974;director chapter services, Bank Marketing Association, Chicago, 1974-1975;director marketing, Commercial National Bank, Chicago, 1975-1976;senior partner, national director media relations, director professional services, division manager, Finance Relations Board, Chicago, 1976-1992;chairman, Dranias Communications, Ltd., Naperville, Illinois, since 1992. Media relations consultant Celebrity Golf Association, 1995.


  • Other Work

    • Author, editor: DeSoto Incorporated Annual Reports, 1976, 82 (Bronze 1st Place award Finance World Magazine 1977, 83), 1981, Bronze award Laramai Competition, 1988, 1st Place Award National Association Investment Clubs 1982), Prime Capital Corporation Reports (Bronze award Finance World 1986).


Board of directors, interim president Summer Place Theater, Naperville, 1981. 1st vice president St. Athanasios Greek Orthodox Church, Aurora, Illinois. Member judging panel Laramai awards competition.

Served with United States Army Reserve, 1959-1965. Member International Association Business Communicators, White Eagle Golf Club.


Married Valerie C. Futris, May 24, 1970. 1 child, Patrick T.

Anastasios K. Dranias

Helen (Sakellarakis) Dranias

Valerie C. Futris

Patrick T. Dranias