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Advertising executive

Tamara Kukrycka Homer, Polish advertising executive. Recipient Matrix award Women Executives in Communication, 1983, Extraordinary Service to Nation's Tourism, Republic of Ireland, 1976, Leadership award March of Dimes, 1987; named to Hall of Fame, Hunter College, 1983. Member Advertising Women of New York (board directors.

Background

Homer, Tamara Kukrycka was born on February 23, 1932 in Warsaw. Arrived in United States, 1949, naturalized, 1953. Daughter of Basil and Alexandra Kukrycka (Masiuk) Homer.

Education

Bachelor, Hunter College, 1954. Postgraduate, New School for Social Science, 1956—1958.

Career

President Sunwear, Incorporated, New York York City, 1964—1966. Executive vice president Allerton, Berman & Dean, 1966—1973. Founder, president Homer & Durham Advertising, Ltd., since 1973.

Membership

Trustee New Eyes for the Needy, Short Hills, New Jersey, since 1982. Board directors National Association to Prevent Blindness, March of Dimes, New York City, since 1983. Member of Finance Women's Association New York, American Advertising Federation (committee chairman since 1985), Fashion Group, Finance Women's Association New York, Women Executives in Public Relations, Advertising Women of New York (board directors, president 1983-1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting; tennis; fresh water fishing.

Connections

Married Edward John Homer, September 6, 1954.

father:
Basil Homer

mother:
Alexandra Kukrycka (Masiuk) Homer

spouse:
Edward John Homer