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marketing executive , writer

Jo-Von Tucker, American marketing executive, writer. Named Advertising Woman of Year, Women in Communications, Dallas, 1978, Direct Marketer of Year, Direct Marketing Association North Texas, 1985, Direct Marketing Woman of Year, Women's Direct Response Group, New York City, 1988; recipient graphic awards national and international groups, Silver Apple award Direct Marketing Club New York, 1999.

Background

Tucker, Jo-Von was born on February 7, 1937 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Daughter of Worley Charles and Julia Allene (Mayo) Jones.

Education

Student, Texas University, 1958.

Career

Art assistant, Bud Biggs Studio, Dallas, 1958-1959; illustrator, Ed Bearden Art Studio, Dallas, 1959-1962; art director, The Bloom Agency, Dallas, 1962-1963; art director, Glenn Advertising, Dallas, 1963-1966; president, Unlimited Concepts, Dallas, 1966-1973; vice president, creative director, The Horchow Collection, Dallas, 1973-1975; president, JVT Direct Marketing, since 1975; owner, chairman, Clambake Celebrations, Chatham, Massachusetts, since 1990. Consultant P.J. Carroll & Company, Dublin, Ireland, 1988-1990. Direct marketing consultant Walt Disney Company, Anaheim, California, 1986-1987, Neiman-Marcus, Dallas, 1965-1971.

Trustee Direct Marketing Ednl. Foundation, New York City, 1986-1993.

Achievements

  • Avocations: photography, writing poetry, needlepoint. F C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author, photographer: Perspectives, 1981. Contributing author: Successful Direct Marketing Methods, 1985, 87, 89, Ed Nash on Direct Marketing, 1987, 91. Co-author: Courage and Information for Life with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 1999.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Active Orleans Selectmen's Committee on Disabilities, 1992-1994. Board directors Southeastern Massachusetts American Lung Association, National Home Oxygen Patients Association, 2000. Founder, coordinator Cod Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Support Group.

Chair publications leadership council American Institute's National Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease/Emphysema Association, 2001. Member Direct Marketing Association (board member 1979-1985, board secretary, executive committee 1984, Echo award 1973, 75, 80, 83, 85), Direct Marketing Educational Foundation (trustee 1986-1993), Direct Marketing Idea Exchange (board member 1980-1990), Creative Guild.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, poetry, needlepoint.

Connections

Married George Richard Tucker, March 1, 1958 (divorced July 1977). 1 child, Tracy Lynn Tucker Rolsten.

father:
Worley Charles Jones

mother:
Julia Allene (Mayo) Jones

spouse:
George Richard Tucker

child:
Tracy Lynn Tucker Rolsten Tucker