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educator , Communications executive

Richard Owen Pompian, American communications executive, educator. Certified in public and graphics 1966, in television 1967, in computer system 1970. Fellowship, National Endowment for Arts, 1978.


Pompian, Richard Owen was born on July 17, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Bertram Edwin and Molly Mavis (Pumpian) Pompian.


Bachelor of Arts, certified in Journalism, University of Michigan, 1958, Intern certified in Advertising, 1961. Master of Business Administration in Marketing with distinction, New York University, 1965, certified in public and graphics, 1966, certified in television, 1967, certified in computer systems, 1970. Postgraduate in business communication University Texas-Austin, 1982.


January 1984). Copywriter, Dancer-Fitzgerald-Sample, Inc., New York City, 1960-1968. Self-employed advertising consultant, New York City, 1968-1969. Advertising agent, principal ProSell Communications Company (now Pompian Advertising, Inc.), New York City, 1970-1974, president, 1974-1984.

Editor Northeast Gazette, 1976-1980, Texas Department Human Superior vena cava syndrome, 1988. Partner The Pompians, Training Cons., 1977. Director Pompian Pools, Inc., Detroit, 1965-1976.

Lecturer advanced writing course Pace U., New York City, 1974-1975. Adjunct assistant professor communication arts St. John's U., New York City, 1979-1980, assistant professor, 1980-1985. Adjunct lecturer journalism Fordham University, New York City, 1979-1980.

Adjunct lecturer communication arts Marymount Manhattan College, New York City, 1979-1980. Lecturer in advantage University Texas, Austin, 1987-1988. Editor Tex.Dept. Human Svc., 1988, Spotlight on Welfare Reform, volunteer 1, number1-4, Austin, 1989.


  • Certified in public and graphics 1966, in television 1967, in computer system 1970.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Texas Department Human Service, since 1988, Spotlight on Welfare Reform, volunteer 1, number 1-4, since 1989. Author: Advertising: A First Book, 1970, Writing for Professionals, 1981. Editor: The Rhythm Book, 1971.

      Author: Spotlight on Welfare Reform volunteer 1 numbers 1-4, 1989. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Served to First lieutenant artillery Army of the United States, 1958-1960. National Endowment for Arts grantee, 1978. Member Society Professional Journalists, Association for Business Communication, American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy Sciences, Society General Systems Research, University of Michigan Alumni assosiation, New York University Alumni Association, Society Technology Communication, Delta Sigma Phi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Club: New York University.


Married Rita Lillian Beyers, December 20, 1970 (divorced January 1984).

Bertram Edwin Pompian

Molly Mavis (Pumpian) Pompian

Rita Lillian Beyers