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Advertising executive

Lawrence Chollett Bershon, American advertising executive.

Background

Bershon, Lawrence Chollett was born on July 21, 1933 in Toledo. Son of Albert Louis and Miriam (Chollett) Bershon.

Education

Bachelor, Princeton University, 1955.

Career

Media buyer, Benton & Bowles, New York City, 1955-1956, 57-59; media supervisor, McCann Erickson, New York City, 1959-1962; senior account executive, Ted Bates, New York City, 1962-1965; vice president, account supervisor, Grey Advertising, New York City, 1965-1967; manager product advertising, Atlantic Richfield/Sinclair Oil, New York City, Los Angeles, 1967-1974; director corporation advertising public affairs, Atlantic Richfield Company, Los Angeles, 1975-1991; advertising and marketing consultant, Bershon Comm., Los Angeles, 1992-1994; director public affairs, Kresser/Craig Advertising, Santa Monica, California, since 1992.

Membership

Business advisory board American Youth Symphony, Los Angeles, 1991-1994, Young Musicians Foundation, Los Angeles, 1991-1994, KCET (Public Broadcasting Service), Los Angeles, 1991-1994. Board directors Youth Job Awareness, Los Angeles, 1992-1993. Member American Advertising Federation (director, secretary 1985-1990, Silver medal award 1990), Western States advertising Agency Association, Advertising Industry Emerging Fund (director 1992-1994), Advertising Club Los Angeles (president 1980-1981), Hollywood Radio-television Society (director 1986-1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, theatre, walking, traveling, swimming.

Connections

Married Dorrine Bloom, June 3, 1962. Children: Eric, Nicole.

father:
Albert Louis Bershon

mother:
Miriam (Chollett) Bershon

spouse:
Dorrine Bloom

child:
Eric Bershon

child:
Nicole Bershon