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Investment advisor , consultant , company executive

John Edson Farrar, II, American finance company executive, consultant, investment advisor. Certified in public relations University California, 1972, in marketing practice University California, 1972, professional accreditation in public relations practice Public Relations Society of America, 1975, registered investment advisor California, 1993.

Background

II, John Edson Farrar, was born on October 9, 1938 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Edson and Ruth (Price) F.

Education

Bachelor in Psychology, Pasadena College, 1963. Postgraduate, Claremont Graduate School, 1964. Postgraduate, University Calgary, Canada, 1967.

Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education, University Calgary. Postgraduate, University California, Riverside, 1971.

Career

Evaluating social services director Head Start Dental Research Project Loma Linda School Dentistry, California, 1966-1967. Coordinator Head Start Riverside County Economic Opportunity Board, Riverside, 1967. Director community relations San Bernardino County Welfare and Probation Departments, 1968-1973.

Publicity and promotions coordinator in charge tourism and industrial development San Bernardino County Economic Development Department, 1973. Director public relations Middle East Boeing Commercial Airplane Company, Seattle, 1973-1976, Northwest Hospital, Seattle, 1976-1977. Owner Craig & Farrar Public Relations and Advertising, 1977-1980, Aamco Transmissions Center Bremerton, Washington, 1982-1986.

Executive vice president Environmental Research and Development Corporation, Seattle, 1980-1982. Stockbroker Prudential-Bache Securities, 1984-1986. Independent finance and business consultant and broker Kent, 1987-1993.

President Professionally Managed Portfolios, Acton, California, since 1993. Lecturer marketing public relations, investment techniques and options strategies College of Canyons, Valencia, California. Former chairman department public relations and advertising University Washington, School Communications, Seattle.

Instructor public relations City College, Seattle. Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Certified in public relations University California, 1972, in marketing practice University California, 1972, professional accreditation in public relations practice Public Relations Society of America, 1975, registered investment advisor California, 1993.

Membership

President board directors Frazee Community Center, 1970-1971. Board directors, public relations chairman Chief Seattle council Boy Scouts American, promotions chairman for camping in Southwestern United States. Executive board Seattle-King County Visitors and Convention Bureau.

Member Republican Presidential Task Force, 1982-1984. Chairman March of Dimes WalkAmerica, 1995-1996. Member Public Relations Society of America (chapter president 1971, 72, district chairman government section, Recognition of Distinction for Public Relations Excellence 1974), California Social Workers Organization (vice president 1970-1971), Society for International Development, National Public Relations Council Health and Welfare Services, International Public Relations Association, United States-Arab Chamber of Commerce, Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, coin collecting/numismatics.

Connections

Children: John Edson III, Jamie, Ryan.

father:
John Edson F.

mother:
Ruth (Price) F.

children:
Jamie II

Ryan II

John Edson III