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consultant , Public relations executive

Ronald Larry Levitt, public relations executive, consultant. Recipient Department Defense award, 1953, service awards Public Relations Society of America, 1966, 67, 68, 69, TLSF-REMY award, 2009.

Background

Levitt, Ronald Larry was born on March 23, 1931. Son of Maurice and Pearl (Altman) Levitt.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Miami, 1956.

Career

Staff correspondent Uttar Pradesh, 1956-1959. News director, accounts supervisor Mandell/Newman, 1959-1960. President Ronald Levitt Associates, Inc.

Public relations consultant Coral Gables, Florida, 1961-1995. Chairman Levitt Public Relations Group, since 1996. Assistant secretary of state State of Florida, 1978-1981.

Lecturer public relations colleges throughout United States. Instructor creative writing University Miami. Guest lecturer in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to magazines.

Membership

Vice president Miami Symphony. Vice-chairman Dade Cultural Affairs Council, 1995-1996. Vice president Lowe Art Museum, University Miami.

Member executive committee University Miami Citizens Board, since 1994. Chairman Coral Gables International Affairs Commission, since 1995. Chairman Dade Cultural Alliance, 1998-1999.

President Coral Gables Sister Cities Program, 1997-2000. Gubernatorial appointee Florida-France Linkage Committee, since 1996. Executive director Law Enforcement Officers Charitable Foundation, 2000-2001.

With United States Navy, 1950-1954. Member of Theatre League South Florida (vice president since 2007), Broward County (Florida) (member executive committee since 2008), International Theatre Critics Assn, American Theatre Critics Association, Society Professional Journalists (Florida secretary since 2001), University Miami Citizens Board (executive committee since 1986), Southern Florida International Press Club (secretary 1998, president since 1999, Carbonell Theatre Awards judge since 2004), International Public Relations Association, International Association Business Communicators, Florida Public Relations Association, American Association Political Consultant, International Platform Association, Public Relations Society of America (president Florida 1966, chairman Southeast district 1968-1970, Royal Palm award for public service 1997), University Miami Alumni Association (Maxie award for community service 1999), European-American Chamber of Commerce (president since 1996), French-American Chamber of Commerce (secretary-treasurer 1986-1988, president 1988-1996), Cascade Club (Vail, Colorado), Weston Hills Country Club, Bankers Club, Progress Club of Miami 1988, University Miami Hurricane Club.

Connections

Married Geraldine Rita Wortsman, June 20, 1954. Children: Lynn Barbara, Howard Jay.

father:
Maurice Levitt

mother:
Pearl (Altman) Levitt

spouse:
Geraldine Rita Wortsman

child:
Lynn Barbara Levitt

child:
Howard Jay Levitt