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marketing and fundraising professional

John Bruce Charnay, American marketing and fundraising professional.


Charnay, John Bruce was born on April 4, 1949 in New York City. Son of David Buckley and Shirley Renee Kraft (Miller) Charnay.


Bachelor in Political Science, University Pennsylvania, 1971. Master of Science in Journalism, Columbia University, 1973. Juris Doctor, Southwestern University.A., 1977.


Public relations director 4 Star Productions, Beverly Hills, California, 1973-1976. News editor Hollywood (California) Reporter, 1976-1978. Senior account supervisor ICPR Public Relations, Los Angeles, 1978-1980.

Vice president corporation communications Glendale (California) Federal Savings, 1980-1985. Public relations director Los Angeles (California) County Museum Natural History, 1985-1988. Development director, capital campaigns director, marketing director Los Angeles County Museum Natural History, 1988-1995.

Associate director corporation, foundation and planned giving American Red Cross, Los Angeles, since 1996.


With United States ANG, 1970-1977. Member American Marketing Association (seminar leader), Public Relations Society of America (finance institutions section), Public Relations Committee (chairman), International Association Business Communicators (vice president professional development), Public Club Los Angeles (internship and program committee chairman), Marketing Club Los Angeles (founder), Greater Los Angeles Press Club, Los Angeles Advertising Club, American Bar Association, California Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Savings Institution Marketing Society of America, National Investor Relations Institute, American Business Communicators Association, Sales & Marketing Executives International, Los Angeles Society Public Relations Counselors, Sigma Delta Chi.


  • Other Interests

    Writing, teaching, career counseling, consulting.


Married Carolyn Agnes Hemighaus. Children: Matthew Brandon, Katharine Bridget.

David Buckley Charnay

Shirley Renee Kraft (Miller) Charnay

Carolyn Agnes Hemighaus

Matthew Brandon Charnay

Katharine Bridget Charnay