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public relations firm executive

Gary Frederick Grates, American public relations firm executive. Named Alumni of Year, Utica College of Syracuse University, 1997. Trustee Utica College of Syracuse University, since 1995, member public relations committee; Member Public Relations Society of America (founder employee communications services 1995-1997).

Background

Grates, Gary Frederick was born on January 15, 1959 in Utica, New York, United States. Son of Fred and Corinne (Flo) Grates.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Publications, Syracuse University, 1981. Master of Science in Communications Management, Syracuse University, 1997.

Career

Communications specialist Rome (New York ) Cable Corporation, 1981-1982, associate director public relations, 1982-1983, manager marketing, 1983-1985. Account supervisor Gibbs and Suell, Incorporated, New York York City, 1985-1986, client service manager, 1987. Group director Brown Boxenbaum, Inc., 1988-1989, vice president, 1989-1991, executive vice president, 1991-1994.

President, Chief Executive Officer Boxenbaum Grates, Inc., since 1994.

Membership

Trustee Utica College of Syracuse University, since 1995, member public relations committee. Member Public Relations Society of America (founder employee communications services 1995-1997).

Connections

Married Laurene Lapolla, May 14, 1983. Children: Tiffany, Justin, Tamara.

father:
Fred Grates

mother:
Corinne (Flo) Grates

spouse:
Laurene Lapolla

child:
Tiffany Grates

child:
Justin Grates

child:
Tamara Grates