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publishing and marketing consultant

Joan Blitman, American publishing and marketing consultant.


Blitman, Joan was born on January 5, 1939 in New York City. Daughter of Charles and Ina (Zirinsky) Roistacher.


Bachelor, Brandeis University, 1959. Master of Science, Queens College, 1963.


Teacher New York City, Westfield, New Jersey, Scotch Plains, New Jersey, 1959-1969. Account executive Consumer Marketing Research Services, Inc., Hackensack, New Jersey, 1969-1970. Director research and education Allen Levis Organization, Inc., Northfield, Illinois, 1971-1973.

Director marketing research Food Fair, Inc., Philadelphia, 1974-1978. Director marketing Warner Bros. Saunders division Harcourt Science, 1978-1993.

Vice president marketing and sales United States Pharmacopeia, Rockville, Maryland, 1993-1997. President JRB Marketing Group, since 1997.


President Women's American Organization for Rehabilitation through Training, Westfield, New Jersey, 1968. Vice president Parent-Teachers Association, Scotch Plains, New Jersey, 1969. Member Brandeis University Alumni Admissions Council, 1975-1993.

Member marketing committee Balch Institute, 1984-1986. Board directors Rittenhouse Plaza, 1984-1985, 91-93, vice president, 1992-1993. Board managers Female Hebrew Benevolent Society, 1991-1994.

Member Forum Executive Women (director 1978-1980, chairperson membership 1982-1985), American Marketing Association (director 1977-1979), Association American Publications (member marketing committee 1981-1987, chairman marketing committee 1986-1987), Direct Marketing Association, Direct Marketing Association Washington, Philadelphia Direct Marketing Club (chair Benny awards 1986), Philadelphia Postal Customers Council (chairman 1981-1982), Brandeis University Alumni Association (member steering committee Greater Philadelphia chapter 1980-1985), International Publications Association (member Master of Sacred Theology marketing committee).


Married Leon I. Blitman, February 14, 1989. Children: Debra Val, Mara Jill.

Charles Roistacher

Ina (Zirinsky) Roistacher

Leon I. Blitman

Debra Val Blitman

Mara Jill Blitman