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Public relations executive

John Orville Gooch, American public relations executive. Recipient All-Ohio award for excellence of communications International Association Business Editors, 1970. Captain United States Air Force. Member Public Relations Society of America (president western research chapter 1977-1980, vice president South Carolina chapter 1974-1975), Huber Heights Chamber of Commerce.

Background

Gooch, John Orville was born on September 16, 1932 in Wellston, Ohio, United States. Son of Orville and Reah (Cozad) Gooch.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Ohio University, 1954.

Career

Staff writer Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, 1954-1961. Publications manager Standard Register Company, Dayton, 1961-1969. Assistant manager communications Blue Cross of Southwest Ohio, Cincinnati, 1969-1973.

Director public relations Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Columbia, 1973-1976. Manager communications Community Mutual Insurance Company, Cincinnati, 1976-1986. Director communications Upper Valley Medical Center, Piqua, Troy, Ohio, 1987-1988.

Owner, operator Pro Com, Huber Heights, since 1988.

Membership

Captain United States Air Force. Member Public Relations Society of America (president western research chapter 1977-1980, vice president South Carolina chapter 1974-1975), Huber Heights Chamber of Commerce.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, golf.

Connections

Married Shirley Ann Conger. Children: Mark Alan, Sherri Lynn Lawson.

father:
Orville Gooch

mother:
Reah (Cozad) Gooch

spouse:
Shirley Ann Conger

child:
Mark Alan Gooch

child:
Sherri Lynn Lawson Gooch