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administrator , educator , marketing professional

James Berl McNallen, American federal agency administrator, marketing professional, educator. Recipient Gold medal, American Marketing Association, 1960.


McNallen, James Berl was born on February 17, 1930 in Heber Springs, Arkansas, United States. Son of George Berl and Sally Lou (Brown) McNallen.


AB, Columbia University, 1951. Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1975.


Marketing assistant American Petroleum Institute, New York City, 1954—1967, coordination products marketing, 1967—1969, assistant director division finance and accounting, 1969—1970. Corporation manager marketing research Atlantic Richfield Company, 1970—1971. Lecturer business administration School Business Administration University Connecticut, Storrs, 1972—1975, assistant professor, 1975—1976.

Marketing research specialist, market research and marketing division Office Customer Service Support Federal Supply Service General Services Administration, Washington, 1976—1978, manager marketing research Office of Requirements, 1978—1982, manager forecasting and business analysis Office of Management, 1982—1984. Marketing specialist and training officer Central Supply Management Development project General Services Administration Federal Supply Service, 1984—1988, special assistant commissioner Office of Customer Service and Marketing, 1991, chief program development and support Office Transportation Audits, 1992—1993, deputy director regulations & program developing, since 1993. Member United States delegate United States-Saudi Arabian Joint Economic Commission, Riyadh, 1984—1988.

President McNallen Investment Company, Arlington, Virginia. Partner McNallen Enterprise, Big Spring, Texas. Lecturer marketing Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Reston, Virginia, 1976—1977, George Mason University, Fairfax, 1977—1984, Georgetown University, Washington, 1978—1980.

Adjunct professor management University Düsseldorf.C., Washington, 1980—1984. To lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1951-1954, captain United States Naval Reserve, 1976-1987, retired United States Naval Reserve, 1987.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member planning board Township of South Brunswick, 1966—1967. Board director, vice chairman and secretary South Brunswick Municipal Utilities Authority, 1966—1968. President South Brunswick Library Association, 1965—1969.

Commanding officer Naval Air Intelligence Reserve Unit, Lakehurst, 1970—1971, Naval Investigative Service Headquarters Reserve Unit, Washington, 1978—1979. Inspector general Naval Reserve Intelligence Area 19, 1981. Deputy area Commander Company IVTU District 19, 1982.

Member of United States Naval Institute, Reserve Officers Association (executive vice president Washington District of Columbia National Navy chapter 1982-1984), Military Order World Wars, Naval Order United States, Retired Officers Association, Naval Reserve Association (president Washington chapter 1978-1979, president 5th district 1979-1981, member national executive committee 1979-1981), Junior Chamber of Commerce (president South Brunswick chapter 1964-1965, state vice president 1965-1966), Kennedy Center Friends, Wolf Trap Friends, Ancient Order Hibernians, Smithsonian Associates, Knights of Columbus.


Married Marianne Patricia Kakos, March 4, 1952 (deceased September 1990). Children: James Lawrence, Marianne Victoria, Thomas Berl(deceased), John Kennedy.

George Berl McNallen

Sally Lou (Brown) McNallen

Marianne Patricia Kakos

Thomas Berl McNallen (deceased)

John Kennedy McNallen

Marianne Victoria McNallen

James Lawrence McNallen