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Advertising and public relations executive

Jerry Lynn Bryan, American advertising and public relations executive.

Background

Bryan, Jerry Lynn was born on October 17, 1939 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, United States. Son of Chester Lee and Bernita Louise (Henson) Bryan.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism, University Missouri, 1961.

Career

News director, Station KLIK, Jefferson City, Missoury, 1962-1967; press secretary, Governor Missouri, Jefferson City, 1967-1973; vice president, Wright & Manning, Inc., St. Louis, 1973-1977; director communications, Consolidated Aluminum, St. Louis, 1977-1978; manager business development, Sverdrup Corporation, St. Louis, 1978-1981; director corporation communications, Sverdrup Corporation, St. Louis, 1981-1995; vice president, Sverdrup Corporation, St. Louis, since 1995.

Membership

Member national advisory board University Missouri School Journalism, 1984-1992, national public relations council Washington University, since 1996. President Confluence St. Louis, 1992-1994. Board directors St. Louis Region National Conference of Christians and Jews, since 1995, Press Club Metropolitan St. Louis, 1985-1992, St. Louis Journalism Foundation, 1987.

Member executive committee, board directors St. Louis Mental Health Association, 1987-1996. Board trustees, treasurer Pkwy Education Foundation, 1990-1993. Board trustees Missouri Baptist Hospital Healthcare Foundation, since 1994.

Fellow Public Relations Society of America (board directors St. Louis chapter 1987-1990, national board directors 1993-1994, chairman national conference 1996, chairman corporation section 1989-1990, Paul Lund Public Service award 1991). Member International Association Business Communicators (president St. Louis chapter 1987, district IV Communicator of Year 1985), Business Professional Advertising Association (president St. Louis chapter 1985-1986, international chairman 1989-1990, Chapter of Year Leadership award 1986, St. Louis Professional of Year award 1988, 26th recipient G. D. Crain award 1993), Arthur W. Page Society.

Connections

Married Melva Pauline Tate, June 28, 1959. Children: Jeffrey Lynn, Bernita Ruth, Jay Matthew.

father:
Chester Lee Bryan

mother:
Bernita Louise (Henson) Bryan

spouse:
Melva Pauline Tate

child:
Jay Matthew Bryan

child:
Jeffrey Lynn Bryan

child:
Bernita Ruth Bryan