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Advertising executive

Donald Arthur Stork, American advertising executive. Recipient Journalism Alumnus of Year award Southern Illinois University, Alumni Achievement award; named to Hall of Fame 2008. Member St. Louis Advantages Club, American Legion, Mensa, Missouri Athletic Club (board governors 2009), St. Clair Country Club (board directors 2001), Alpha Delta Sigma (Aid to advertising Education award).

Background

Stork, Donald Arthur was born on June 17, 1939 in Walsh, Illinois, United States. Son of Arthur William and Katherine Frances (Young) Stork.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Southern Illinois University, 1961. Postgraduate, St. Louis University, 1968—1969.

Career

With Naegele Outdoor Advertising, Minneapolis and St. Louis, 1961—1963. Accountant executive Richard C. Lynch Advg., 1963—1964. Media executive Gardner Advertising Company, 1964—1969.

Vice president marketing Advanswers Media/Programming, 1975—1979. President Advanswers division Wells/BDDP, New York City, 1979—1998. President Advanswers unit Omnicom, St. Louis, 1998—2002, president Philosophy Doctor unit, 2002—2004.

Retired, 2004

Corporation development council St. Louis Art Museum, 1999—2005, Southern Illinois University. Steering committee member School Communications Deans Council. Captain Missouri Air National Guard, 1961-1967.

Membership

Member St. Louis Advantages Club, American Legion, Mensa, Missouri Athletic Club (board governors 2009), St. Clair Country Club (board directors 2001), Alpha Delta Sigma (Aid to advertising Education award).

Connections

Married Joanna Gentry, June 9, 1962. 1 child, Brian Wesley.

father:
Arthur William Stork

mother:
Katherine Frances (Young) Stork

spouse:
Joanna Gentry

child:
Brian Wesley Stork