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marketing executive

James Earl Martin, American marketing executive. Named to 100% Club, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, 1965, 66, 67, 68, 73, 74; to Golden Circle 1967.

Background

Martin, James Earl was born on June 13, 1936 in Ames, Iowa, United States. Son of Albert E. and Dorothy (Sweeney) Martin.

Education

Student, Iowa State University, 1955. Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1959.

Career

Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1959, advanced through ranks to lieutenant, 1963, resigned, 1963. Field marketing representative International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Chicago, 1963-1969, with marketing staff, 1969-1972. Industry marketing manager International Business Machines Corporation World Trade Center, Kuwait, 1972-1973.

Senior marketing representative International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Chicago, 1973-1976, senior planner market development, 1976-1988, project manager, from 1988. President, chief executive officer Brook-Ridge Farm, Inc., since 1989.

Membership

Volunteer adult leader Wabasha (Minnesota) County 4-H Federation, since 1977. Member Minnesota State 4-H Program Development Committee, since 1989. Chairman Wabasha City Extension Committee, since 1989, Cluster 18 Extension Cluster Committee, since 1989.

Member Minnesota Sheep and Wool Producers Association, American Sheep Producers Council, Lions (secretary, treasurer 1982-1983), Poplar Grove Cenetery Association (treasurer).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Scuba diving, custom motor vehicles.

Connections

Married Sharon Luette Ultsch, August 3, 1960. Children: Kurt, Stacey, Erin, Derek.

father:
Albert E. Martin

mother:
Dorothy (Sweeney) Martin

spouse:
Sharon Luette Ultsch

child:
Stacey Martin

child:
Erin Martin

child:
Derek Martin

child:
Kurt Martin