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Public relations executive

James John Roop, American public relations executive.

Background

Roop, James John was born on October 29, 1949 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States. Son of J. Vaun and Mary Louise (McGinnis) Roop.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, West Virginia University, 1971.

Career

Various account management postions, Ketchum Public Rels., Pittsburgh, 1972-1977; vice president, Ketchum Public Rels., Pittsburgh, 1977-1979; vice president, Burson-Marsteller, Chicago, 1979-1981; senior vice president, Hesselbart & Mitten/Watt, Cleveland, 1981-1984; executive vice president, Hesselbart & Mitten/Watt, Cleveland, 1984-1986; president, Hesselbart & Mitten/Watt, Cleveland, 1986-1987; president, Watt, Roop & Company (formerly Hesselbart & Mitten/Watt), Cleveland, 1987-1996; chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer, James J. Roop Company, Cleveland, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board of directors Center for Families and Children, Boys Hope, Police Athletic League, Economics American. Member Leadership Cleveland. Fellow Public Rels. Society American (chairman investor relations section 1984-1985, Chairman.honors and awards committee 1995).

Member National Investor Rels. Institute (chapter president Cleveland/Akron chapter, senior investor relations roundtable), Cleveland Skating Club, Mayfield Country Club.

Connections

Married Margaret Mary Kuneck (divorced 1982). Married Susan Lynn Hoell (divorced 1989). Married Daisy P. Billue, 1990 (divorced 1999).

Married Constance E. West, 2005.

father:
J. Vaun Roop

mother:
Mary Louise (McGinnis) Roop

spouse:
Constance E. West

spouse:
Susan Lynn Hoell

spouse:
Daisy P. Billue

spouse:
Margaret Mary Kuneck