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market research executive

Frank Dilling Walker, American market research executive.


Walker, Frank Dilling was born on December 31, 1934 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Frank D. and Dorothy Mae (Cole) Walker.


Bachelor, DePauw University, 1957.


Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Walker Group, Indianapolis, 1960-1995, Walker Clinical Evaluations, Inc., Indianapolis, 1986-1995. Chairman Walker Information, since 1995. Board directors American United Life Insurance Company, NBD Indiana National Bank, State Life Insurance Company.

Frequent speaker on market research to various groups.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles trade publications.


The Covenant is the means of grace by which the relationship with God is accepted and then sustained. It is therefore not so much about getting in to a relationship with God as it is about staying in it.


People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.


People are called to love God not only with their hearts, but also with their minds. All things should be considered through the light of reason. In order to do that, it is necessary to become aware of different points of view and be able to develop critical thinking in relation to any political or social problem.


Past member Indianapolis History Preservation Commission. Board directors Indiana Repertory Theatre, Methodist Hospital, United Way of Greater Indianapolis. Advisory council Indianapolis Museum Art, Buchanan Counseling Center.

Former chairman Central Indiana Better Business Bureau. Former chairman Indianapolis Economic Development Corporation. Trustee Children's Museum Indianapolis, University Indianapolis.

Former board directors Junior Achievement Central Indiana, member advisory council. Trustee The Children's Museum, Young Men’s Christian Association Foundation. Board directors Citizens Gas and Coke Utility.

With United States Air Force, 1958-1960. Member Council American Survey Research Organizations (past chairman board), American Marketing Association (past president Indiana chapter), Indianapolis Sales and Marketing Executives Association (past president), Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce (past chairman), Marketing Research Association (honorary life), Sigma Chi.


Married Jane Tatman, August 25, 1979. Children– Steven F., Leah R.

Frank D. Walker

Dorothy Mae (Cole) Walker

Jane Tatman

Steven F. Walker

Leah R. Walker