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Terry J. La Brue Edit Profile

Advertising executive

Terry J. La Brue, American advertising executive. Recipient MAME Grand award Seattle Master Builders, 1985, 91, John Cotton Dana award American Library Association.


Brue, Terry J. La was born on February 25, 1949 in Fresno, California, United States. Son of John Lawrence and Zepha Ruth (Frankum) La Brue.


Bachelor in Journalism and Fine Arts, California State University, Fresno, 1972.


Art director San Francisco Progress Newspaper, 1973-1974, Carter Hawley Hale, Oakland, California, 1974-1975, Nordstrom, Inc., Seattle, 1975-1977. Art director, writer Meyers, Wolfe, Kilgore & Sutter, 1977-1979. President Fisher, Brady & La Brue, 1979-1989.

Marketing consultant, Washington, since 1976. Director marketing Bogle & Gates, Seattle, 1995-1996. Director marketing Cucina! Cucina!, Inc., Bellevue, Washington, 1996-1997.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Great British Breakfasts, 1982, British Recipes from Country Inns, 1983.


Member vestry and communications committee Emmanuel Parish, Mercer Island. Active Republican campaigns for elected Washington offices, since 1980. Business volunteer for the arts.

Member American Marketing Association, Public Relations Society of America (citation of excellence 1985, Totem award 1985, 86, 87, 89), American Advertising Federation (awards committee 1984), Northwest Culinary Alliance (board directors, director communications 1984-1986), Seattle Chamber of C., American Institute Graphic Arts, Washington Athletic Club, Mercer Island Country Club, Delta Upsilon Fraternity Alumni Association Clubs: Seattle Ad (Silver award 1982, 83, 84, 85), Portland Ad (Best of Show award 1982, Mature Media award 1993, 94).


  • Other Interests

    Photography, gourmet cooking.


Married Linda Johnson. 1 child, Annique Noel.

John Lawrence Brue

Zepha Ruth (Frankum) La Brue

Linda Johnson

Annique Noel Brue