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Communications executive

Niel K. Klein, American Communications executive. Avocations: tennis, skiing, music, woodworking, creative writing. M C. Recipient Belding Cup, Lulu award, 1986, Best in West award, 1986, Sunny award, 1986, Andy award, Mobius award, London International Advertising Festival award. board directors Montessori School of West Los Angeles, 1982-1986. Served to lt.USNR, 1960-1962. Member Traverse Chamber of Commerce.

Background

Klein, Niel K. was born on September 7, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Louis C. and Edith M.

Education

Bachelor in Creative Writing, Stanford University, 1960. Master of Arts in Music, University of California at Los Angeles, 1964.

Career

Assistant product manager, Procter and Gamble, Cincinnati, 1964-1967;account executive, Doyle Dane Bernbach Advertising, Los Angeles, 1967-1972;account supervisor, Keye Donna Perlstein Advertising, Los Angeles, 1972-1973;director export, Viviane Woodard Cosmetics, Panorama City, California, 1973-1974;partner, Hale Hanson and Company, Pasadena, California, 1974-1975;president, creative director, Klein/Richardson Advertising, Inc., Beverly Hills, California, 1975-1985;president, Niel K. Klein & Association, Inc., Traverse City, Michigan, since 1986. Instructor Advertising Center, Los Los Angeles 1982-1990. Judge Clio, Sunny and other award competitions, since 1983.

President Grand Traverse Dinner Train, Traverse City, 1996.

Achievements

  • Avocations: tennis, skiing, music, woodworking, creative writing.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Columnist Northwest Michigan Business News, Grand Traverse News, since 1997.

Membership

Board directors Montessori School of West Los Angeles, 1982-1986. Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1960-1962. Member Traverse Chamber of Commerce Clubs: Stanford (Michigan).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, skiing, music, woodworking, creative writing.

Connections

Married Kaye M., June 18, 1960 (divorced 1975). Children: Jeffrey, Tracy. Married Valerie A., May 31, 1975.

Children: Hilerie, Tyler.

father:
Louis C.

mother:
Edith M.

spouses:
Kaye M.

Valerie A.

children:
Jeffrey Klein

Tracy Klein

Hilerie Klein

Tyler Klein