Log In

Robert Dickson MacDonald

shoe retail executive

Robert Dickson MacDonald, American shoe retail executive. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1959-1960.; Member National Shoe Retailers Association, (member men's style committee 1976-1980), National Shoe Travelers Association, Southeastern Shoe Travelers Association, Phi Kappa Psi.

Background

MacDonald, Robert Dickson was born on March 14, 1937 in South Bend, Indiana, United States. Son of Charles A. and Dorothy (Dickson) Macdonald.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Northwestern University, 1959.

Career

Account executive Needham, Harper & Steers, Chicago, 1961-1966. Account executive Leo Burnett Company, Chicago, 1966-1968. General manager Roblee division Brown Shoe Company, St. Louis, 1968-1977, general manager Roblee and Pedwin divisions, 1977-1980, sales representative Southeast region Mound City division, 1980-1983.

President Excalibur Enterprises, Inc., Atlanta, 1983-1984, 86—. Senior vice president marketing Buypass the System, Atlanta, 1984-1986.

Membership

Served with United States Marine Corps, 1959-1960. Member National Shoe Retailers Association, (member men's style committee 1976-1980), National Shoe Travelers Association, Southeastern Shoe Travelers Association, Phi Kappa Psi.

Connections

Married Anita Olson, September 24, 1960. Children– William Robert, Scott Robert.

father:
Charles A. Macdonald.

mother:
Dorothy (Dickson) Macdonald.

spouse:
Anita Olson

children:
William Robert MacDonald

Scott Robert MacDonald