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Communications executive

Gabriella Sonja Klein, American communications executive. Recipient awards Wisconsin Press Association, National Federation Press Women; named Wis.Woman Entrepreneur of Year, 1985, Volunteer of Year Racine Area United Way,1994, Woman of Distinction Business, Racine Young Women’s Christian Association, 1995.

Background

Klein, Gabriella Sonja was born on April 11, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Frank E. Vosicky and Sonja (Kosner) Becvar.

Education

Bachelor in Communications and Business Management, Alverno College, 1983.

Career

Editor, owner, Fox Lake (Wisconsin) Republican, 1962-1965; editor, owner, McFarland (Wisconsin) Comty. Life and Monona Cmty. Herald, 1966-1969; bureau reporter, Waukeshaw (Wisconsin) Daily Freeman, 1969-1971; member community relations staff, Waukeshaw County Technology College, Pewaukee, Wisconsin, 1971-1973; public relations specialist, JI Case Company, Racine, Wisconsin, 1973-1975; corporation publications editor, JI Case Company, Racine, 1975-1980; vice president, board directors publications, Image Management Valley View Center, Milwaukee, 1980-1982; president, Comm.

Concepts Unlimited, Racine, 1983-1998; retired, 1998. Member community committee Racine Unified School Board.

Membership

Past president Big Brothers/Big Sisters Racine County. Vice president development Girl Scouts United States, Racine County. Board directors Racine Comty.

Foundation, Racine CountyYouth as Resources. Member International Association Business Communicators (accredited, board directors 1982-1985, various awards), Society Professional Journalists, Ad Club of Racine (silver medal 1998).

Connections

Married Donald J. Klein.

father:
Frank E. Vosicky Becvar

mother:
Sonja (Kosner) Becvar

spouse:
Donald J. Klein.