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Advertising agency executive

Lois Geraci Ernst, American advertising agency executive. Recipient Triple Threat creative award International Film Festival, recipient 1st Women in Business Entrepreneurial award, 1981, Entrepreneurial award The Committee of 200; many grand, gold Effie and creative advertising awards for film production and composition.


Ernst, Lois Geraci was born on August 16, 1933 in Utica, New York, United States. Daughter of Frank and Mary (Geraci).


Bachelor summa cum laude, Elmira College, 1955. Master of Arts in English, Duke University, 1957.


Successively director Interpublic's New Product Development Company. Senior vice president, creative director Marshalk Agency, New York City. Senior vice president, director, creative director Foote, Cone & Belding.

Founder, president, creative director, director Advertising to Women, Inc., since 1975. Also board directors Foote, Cone & Belding. Founding member The Committee of 200.


  • Other Work

    • Composer: Imprevu, 1965, You're Not Getting Older, You're Getting Better.


Board directors Elmira College, Kidney Foundation New York, Womens Project Theatre. Member American Association Advertising Agencies, Advertising Women New York, American Society of Composers, Lighthouse 12, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married John L. Ernst, June 12, 1971.

Frank Ernst

Mary (Geraci) Ernst

John L. Ernst