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executive , International consultant

Joel William Febel, American mergers and acquisitions intermediary executive, international consultant. Decorated Air medal with five oak leaf clusters.


Febel, Joel William was born on February 7, 1938 in Highland Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Jacob William and Stephanie Katherine (Nedbal) Febel.


Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1960. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1969.


Manager, Corning (New York) Glass Works, l969-75;director, International Minerals & Chemical Company, Northbrook, Illinois, l975-8l;vice president, Masonite Corporation, Chicago, l98l-84;chief Executive officer, Lurie, Sklar & Simon, Ltd., Chicago, l984-86;associate, president, Chapman Associations, Chicago, l986-89;president, Febel Associations, Chicago, since 1989. Member industry sector advising committee to secretary Department Commerce, Washington, l980-82.


Committee chairman United States Ship Lincoln Commissioning Committee, Chicago, l988-89. Lt Commander United States Navy, l960-69, Vietnam. Member Association for Corp.Growth, Association for Naval Aviators, United States Naval Academy Alumni Association, Harvard Business School Club Chicago (vice president 1975-1979, president 1979-1980, advisory board directors 1980-1993), Harvard Club of Guatemala (pres.1995-1996), Marsh Landing Club, Sawgrass Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: art, antiques, painting, piano, golf.


Married Barbara Joan Zulauf, February 11, 1966 (divorced 1975). Children: John W., James W. Married Marilyn McAfee, August 31, 1992.

Jacob William Febel

Stephanie Katherine (Nedbal) Febel

Barbara Joan Zulauf

Marilyn McAfee

John W. Febel

James W. Febel