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Public relations executive , writer

Mary Michenfelder Phelan, American public relations executive, writer. Public Relations Society of America Accreditation Public Relations Society of America, 1987. Recipient One of Top 5 Puerto Rico Teams in the United States award, Puerto Rico WEEK Magazine, 2000, Wall of Fame for Achievement in Business, Nerinx Hall High School, 2001.

Background

Phelan, Mary Michenfelder was born on October 6, 1936 in St. Louis. Daughter of Albert A. Michenfelder and Ruth Josephine Donahue.

Education

Bachelor of Science, St. Louis University, 1958. Master in Liberal Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1995.

Career

Counselor, vice president Fleishman-Hillard, Inc., St. Louis, 1982—1994. Director, corporation communications BJC HealthCare, 1995—2001. Executive vice president Patrick Davis Partners, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Public Relations Society of America Accreditation Public Relations Society of America, 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (children's books) ABCs of Celebration, ABCs of the City of Man.

Membership

Chair, public relations committee Confluence St. Louis, 1981—1985. Member Citizens for Missouri's Children, since 2004, Friends of KWMU, National Public Radio, St. Louis, since 1991, president, 1997—1999. Member of Public Relations Society of America (life.

President St. Louis chapter 1992, College of Fellows 2003).

Connections

Married Gerald Leo Phelan, August 16, 1958. Children: Gerald (Grady) Leo, Junior, Joseph (Joe) Leo.

father:
Albert A. Michenfelder

mother:
Ruth Josephine Donahue

spouse:
Gerald Leo Phelan

child:
Gerald Phelan (Grady) Leo

child:
Junior Phelan

child:
Joseph Phelan (Joe) Leo