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Restaurant company executive

Richard Louis Traa, American restaurant company executive. Recipient Wall St. Journal Student Achievement award, 1965, National Foundation March Dimes Service award, 1970, Philadelphia Eagles Touchdown award, 1976, American Cancer Society Service award, 1977, Wond Sports award, 1977, Mainlander of Year award, 1983. Member of Restaurant Business Advisory Panel, American Management Association, Atlantic City Country Club.

Background

Traa, Richard Louis was born on June 8, 1942 in Pittsburgh. Son of Louis Arthur and Ruth Christine (Kirschner) Traa.

Education

Bachelor, Wilmington College, 1965. Master of Business Administration, Miami University, Ohio, 1966.

Career

Instructor economic and business Wilmington College, Ohio, 1966—1968. President Traa Corporation, Pleasantville, New Jersey, since 1976. Director Fiber Glass Industries, Inc., Amsterdam.

Board governors Shore Memorial Hospital, Somers Point, New Jersey, since 1975, president, 1982—1983, chairman board, 1984—1985. Councilman, Linwood, New Jersey, 1976. Member Linwood Planning Board, since 1977, president, 1977, 80.

Board directors Linwood Nursery School, 1973—1981, president, 1978—1980. Board directors Children's Oncology Services, Inc. Phila, since 1975, president, 1977—1981, member national advisory board, since 1977.

Trustee Wilmington College, since 1981. Board managers Atlantic Friends School, since 1981, treasurer, since 1982.

Membership

Member of Restaurant Business Advisory Panel, American Management Association, Atlantic City Country Club.

Connections

Children: Andrew Richard, Matthew Ara.

father:
Louis Arthur Traa

mother:
Ruth Christine (Kirschner) Traa

child:
Andrew Richard Traa

child:
Matthew Ara Traa