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Selwyn Handler, American advertising, marketing and public relations executive. Fellow Society Tech.Communications (associate 1985-1988), Institute Advancement Engineering; member National Management Association, International Association Business Communicators, Sigma Delta Chi. Sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1948-1952, Korea.; Lodges: Kiwanis.

Background

Handler, Selwyn was born on January 17, 1930 in New York City. Son of Henry Joseph and Gertrude (Berkovici) Handler.

Education

Associate of Arts, Long Beach City College, 1952. Bachelor, California State University-Long Beach, 1955. Master of Arts, California State University-Fullerton, 1971.

Certified teacher California, Junior College Advertising account executive, reporter, area circulation manager, Long Beach Press TelegramInd. 1952-1955; teacher Whittier Union High School, 1955-1959. Supervisor publication production data manager North American Rockwell, 1959-1964.

With McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company, 1964-1975, editing service supervisor, 1966-1969, exec.asst., 1970-1974, administrator management development and employee corporation communications, 1974-1975. Senior systems analyst The Ralph M. Parsons Company 1975-1977. Manager technical order planning and production control B1 division Rockwell International, Los Angeles, 1977.

Manager marketing communications Naked Mini division Computer Automation, Irving California, 1977-1981. Director sales development Western Digital Corporation, Irvine, 1981-1982. Partner director marketing communications The Agency, Irvine, 1982-1986, president Agency Type Inc., 1983-1986.

Proposals and marketing comm.dir. Human Resources Textron, Santa Clarita, California, 1986-1996. Consultant Peppermill Marketing, 1996.

Adjunct Professor technical communications Golden West College, Huntington Beach, California, 1978-1982. Organizer-Regional Technology Communications Research Center, California State University, Fullerton. Past president, board directors, acquisitions director Friends of La Habra Library., 1984, 97.

Career

Advertising account executive, reporter, area circulation manager Long Beach Press Telegram, Indiana, 1952-1955. Teacher Whittier Union High School, 1955-1959. Supervisor publication production data manager North American Rockwell, 1959-1964.

With McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company, 1964-1975, editing service supervisor, 1966-1969, executive assistant, 1970-1974, administrator management development and employee corporation communications, 1974-1975. Senior systems analyst The Ralph M. Parsons Company, 1975-1977. Manager technical order planning and production control B1 division Rockwell International, Los Angeles, 1977.

Manager marketing communications Naked Mini division Computer Automation, Irvine, California, 1977-1981. Director sales development Western Digital Corporation, 1981-1982. Partner director marketing communications The Agency, 1982-1986.

President Agency Type Inc., 1983-1986. Proposals and marketing communications director Human Resources Textron, Santa Clarita, California, 1986-1996. Consultant Peppermill Marketing, from 1996.

Adjunct professor technical communications Golden West College, Huntington Beach, California, 1978-1982.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher California, Junior College.

Membership

Organizer-Regional Technology Communications Research Center, California State University, Fullerton. Past president, board directors, acquisitions director Friends of La Habra Library., since 1984. Member advisory board Golden West College, Orange Coast College Sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1948-1952, Korea.

Lodges: Kiwanis, Masons. Fellow Society Technology Communication (associate 1985-1998), Institute Advancement Engineering. Member National Management Association, International Association Business Communicators, Sigma Delta Chi.

Connections

Married Vera Ruth Powell, June 20, 1954. Children: Debora Lynn Davis, Mark Allen.

father:
Henry Joseph Handler

mother:
Gertrude (Berkovici) Handler

spouse:
Vera Ruth Powell

child:
Mark Allen Handler

child:
Debora Lynn Davis Handler