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educator , Advertising executive

Thomas Hopfner Pfahlert, Spanish advertising executive, educator. Recipient medal Art Directors, Club New York, 1974-1975, Club Chicago, 1975-1976, national Addy awards, 1976-1977. Member of Art Directors Club Los Angeles (president 1970-1971, gold medal 1970), Toledo Chamber of Commerce, Advertising Club Toledo (director 1972-1975, gold medal 1972, 1974, 1975, 1976).

Background

Pfahlert, Thomas Hopfner was born on March 23, 1938 in Toledo. Son of Earl Joseph and Ellen Clarinda (Fettig) Pfahlert.

Education

Student in design, Meinzinger Art School, Detroit, 1958—1961.

Career

Art director Chiat Day Advertising, Los Angeles, 1965—1969. Senior art director D'Arcy, McManus, Masius, 1969—1971. Vice president, creative director Flournoy & Gibbs, Inc., Toledo, 1971—1974.

President Tom Pfahlert, Consultant, 1974—1976, Marketing Communications Group, Toledo, from 1976. Associate professor Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, from 1980. Served United States Army, 1959-1964.

Membership

Member of Art Directors Club Los Angeles (president 1970-1971, gold medal 1970), Toledo Chamber of Commerce, Advertising Club Toledo (director 1972-1975, gold medal 1972, 1974, 1975, 1976).

Connections

Married Sandra Lee Kosuth, June 20, 1964. Children: Mark Thomas, Matthew Joseph.

father:
Earl Joseph Pfahlert

mother:
Ellen Clarinda (Fettig) Pfahlert

spouse:
Sandra Lee Kosuth

child:
Mark Thomas Pfahlert

child:
Matthew Joseph Pfahlert