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marketing educator

Richard Hans Straavaldsen, American marketing educator. Recipient Big Brother of Year award Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Las Vegas, 1991. Republican state political conventions, 1980; assistant scoutmaster Boy Scout's American With United States Army, 1955-1957. Member Masons (32 degree), International Big Brothers & Sisters, Toastmaster's International, Elks, Mountaineering Club, Lions (local board directors), Kiwanis (local board directors).

Background

Straavaldsen, Richard Hans was born on December 20, 1932 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Clarence Melvin and Julia Lavina (Johnson) Straavaldsen.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Wisconsin, 1960. Master of Commerce, St. Louis University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Social & Educational Change, Walden University, 1983.

Career

Account executive Foote, Cone & Belding Advertising, Chicago, 1960-1965. Marketing research director The Seven-Up Company, St. Louis, 1965-1970, Brown Shoe Company, St. Louis, 1970-1974. Marketing services director Newell Window Furnishings Company, Freeport, Illinois, 1974-1977.

Professor marketing University Wisconsin, La Crosse, 1977-1980. President Newell Development Company, Freeport, Illinois, 1980-1981. Professor marketing University Minnesota, Winona, 1981-1988, University New Mexico, Las Vegas, since 1988.

Management consultant, Las Vegas, LaCrosse. Invited speaker Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Academy of Sciences. Conductor seminar on marketing in the United States & Europe for Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics oil industry executives, 1991.

Marketing & business consultant Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics oil industry.

Membership

Republican state political conventions, 1980. Assistant scoutmaster Boy Scout's American With United States Army, 1955-1957. Member Masons (32 degree), International Big Brothers & Sisters, Toastmaster's International, Elks, Mountaineering Club, Lions (local board directors), Kiwanis (local board directors).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, mountain climbing, skiing, hunting, fishing.

Connections

Married Barbara Phillips. Children: Brad Stephan, Kori Marie, Eric Jon.

father:
Clarence Melvin Straavaldsen

mother:
Julia Lavina (Johnson) Straavaldsen

spouse:
Barbara Phillips

child:
Brad Stephan Straavaldsen

child:
Kori Marie Straavaldsen

child:
Eric Jon Straavaldsen