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Public relations and advertising executive

Stanley Richard Levenson, American public relations and advertising executive. Named Father of Year, Dallas, Bridge Builder, Texas Israel Chamber; recipient A. Maceo Smith Community Aware award for support and leadership in the African American Community, Dallas, 2005.

Background

Levenson, Stanley Richard was born on December 28, 1933 in Cincinnati. Son of Irven Philip and Dorothy (Aftel) Levenson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1956; postgraduate, American U.

Career

S.W. sales and promotion manager, DOT Records, Hollywood, California, 1959-1962; S.W. sales and marketing representative, Pickwick International Company, 1963-1965; president, Chairman of the Board, Stan Levenson Associates, Dallas, 1966-1976; executive vice president, general manager public relations division, S.W., Bozell & Jacobs, Dallas, 1976-1981; president, Chief Executive Officer, Levenson & Levenson, Dallas, 1981-1983; Chief Executive Officer, Levenson Public Rels., since 1984; director, Fidelity National Bank, Dallas. Trustee TACA, 1980, Dallas Alliance, 1988. Adjunct Professor in public relations management Southern Methodist U., 1987-1988, member of advisory board Public Rels. sequence studies.

Membership

Group leader communications task force Dallas Police Department. Associate member Dallas Assembly. Board directors Dallas Arboretum, Visiting Nurses Association, Family Place, Dallas Council World Affairs, Dallas Urban League, 2001, Dallas Trees and Parks Foundation, Thanksgiving Foundation.

Member advisory board Crystal Charity Ball. Co-chairman Dallas Mayor's Task Force on Marketing. Member executive committee, board directors Central Downtown Association, Dallas, 1993-1994.

Member Dallas Citizens Council, since 1997. Arts administration and corporation communications advisory board Southern Methodist University, since 2000. Trustee TACA, 1980, board directors, 2000.

Trustee Dallas Alliance, 1988. Member executive committee Central Dallas Association. State committee chairman March of Dimes, 2002, board directors North Texas Commission, trustee, Texas Tree Foundation, president, Dallas Center Performing Arts, advisory council member, University North Texas College Music, advisory board member, University Texas Dallas, advanced.bd. member, Arts & Humanities Division, With United States Army, 1956-1958.

Member Public Relations Society of America (accredited, North Texas Teich award), Society Professional Journalists, American Heart Association (board director, committee chairman since 2002), Greater Dallas Chamber (marketing and communications advisory council 2000-2009), North Texas Super Bowl XLV (host committee board Chairman.2009-), Urban League Dallax & North Texas, Dallas Superbowl XLV Host Committee, African American Guild Museum, Sammons Center Arts Legacy Council.

Connections

Married Barbara Lind, July 23, 1962. Children: Laura, Amy.

father:
Irven Philip Levenson

mother:
Dorothy (Aftel) Levenson

spouse:
Barbara Lind

child:
Amy Levenson

child:
Laura Levenson