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marketing executive

Thomas Edward Castaldi, American Marketing executive. Recipient merit award Specialty Advertising Association, 1986, Gold award ADDYS, Fort Wayne, 1982, Community Contribution award United Technologies, Hartford, Connecticut, 1986; named Association of Year American Business Women, Fort Wayne, 1985, Volunteer of Year Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana District, Fort Wayne, 1986.


Castaldi, Thomas Edward was born on February 17, 1939 in Logansport, Indiana, United States. Son of Harry Armando and Mary Lucy (Bessignano) Castaldi.


Bachelor of Science in Business, Indiana University, 1961.


Head stock, Lazarus, Federated Department Stores, Columbus, Ohio., 1961-1962; proprietor, Castaldi Grocery, Logansport, Indiana, 1962-1963; administrative trainee, American Fletcher National Bank, Indianapolis, 1963-1965; inside salesman, Essex Wire Corporation, Logansport, 1965-1967; advertising coordinator, Essex International Inc., Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1967-1970; partner, Jones & Taylor, Inc., South Bend, Indiana, 1970-1977; director marketing services, United Technologies-Essex, Fort Wayne, 1977-1978; vice president communications, Essex Group, Inc., Fort Wayne, since 1988. Director International Coil Winding Association, San Diego. Vice chair operations, Executive Committee Elec./Electronic Insulation Conference, Minneapolis, since 1982, Trade Press.


  • Other Work

    • Associate editor Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Electrical Insulation Magazine, New York City, since 1985. Co-author: Forks of the Wabash, 1990.


Volunteer allocations and funding United Way, Fort Wayne, 1984. Director Catholic Social Superior vena cava syndrome, Fort Wayne, 1985-1989, Leadership Fort Wayne, since 1989, Catholic Communications, Fort Wayne-South Bend, since 1988, Study Connection, Fort Wayne, since 1991. Board directors Allen County History Society, Fort Wayne, since 1989.

With United States Navy, 1962. Fellow Public Rels. Society American, International Exhibitors Association, Advertising Association Allen County. Member Advertising Association.


Married Linda L. Jackson, June 8, 1962. Children: Angela Weitnaur, Thomas Edward Junior, Elizabeth Ann, Cathleen Lee, Christine Marie, Regina Maria.

Harry Armando Castaldi

Mary Lucy (Bessignano) Castaldi

Linda L. Jackson

Thomas Edward Junior Castaldi

Cathleen Lee Castaldi

Angela Weitnaur Castaldi

Elizabeth Ann Castaldi

Regina Maria Castaldi

Christine Marie Castaldi