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publishing executive , Computer executive

Douglas Lee Combs, American publishing executive, computer executive. Served with Military Intelligence corpus, United States army, 1964-1968, Vietnam.

Background

Combs, Douglas Lee was born on December 16, 1946 in Cincinnati. Son of Francis G. and Nellie Marie (Lauterwasser) Combs.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors in Advertising, University Florida, 1972. Master of Business Administration, University Alabama, 1979.

Career

Director Combs & Associates, Gainesville, Florida, 1971. Communications director Gainesville Chamber of Commerce, 1972. Director public relations Blount Brothers Corporation, Montgomery, Alabama, 1973-1977.

Director promotions for magazines Southern Living, Decorating & Craft Ideas & Progressive Farmer, Birmingham, 1977-1982. Circulation director Omega Group Ltd., Boulder, Colorado, 1982-1984. Senior partner William K. Douglas Company, Los Angeles, 1984-1991.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Douglas Communications Inc., Pasadena, California, since 1992.

Membership

Served with Military Intelligence corpus, United States army, 1964-1968, Vietnam.

Connections

Married.

father:
Francis G. Combs

mother:
Nellie Marie (Lauterwasser) Combs