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Advertising executive

Mary Ann McCarthy, American advertising executive. Member Women's Advertising Club Chicago (Advertising Woman of Year 1985), Chicago Advertising Federations.

Background

McCarthy, Mary Ann was born on April 9, 1938 in La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Raymond Lawrence and Elizabeth (Poehling) Schwartz.

Education

Bachelor, Marycrest College, 1960.

Career

Copywriter, Meredith Public Company, Des Moines, 1960-1962; copywriter, Campbell Mithun, Minneapolis, 1962-1963; copywriter, Pigeon Savage Lewis, Minneapolis, 1963-1965; creative director, Foote, Cone & Belding, Chicago, 1965-1981; director advertising and creative service, International Harvester, Chicago, 1981-1982; senior vice-president, director creative service, Sieber & McIntyre, 1982-1985; vice president director creative service, Hamilton Carver & Lee, Chicago, 1985-1986; president, The Hybrid Group, Chicago, 1987-1988; senior vice president, partner, creative director, S.R. Knapp Associations, Inc., Chicago, 1988-1990; president, Master of Arts McCarthy Marketing/Communications, Chicago, Illinois, 1991-1992; founder, principal, McCarthy/Peterson, Inc., Evanston, Illinois, 1992-1994; president, Master of Arts McCarthy Marketing Communications, Chicago, since 1995.

Membership

Member Women's Advertising Club Chicago (Advertising Woman of Year 1985), Chicago Advertising Federations.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: books, bikes, music, art, traveling.

Connections

Married James P. McCarthy, October 7, 1967.

father:
Raymond Lawrence Schwartz

mother:
Elizabeth (Poehling) Schwartz

spouse:
James P. McCarthy