W. Joseph Gartner Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Knox College, 1950. Postgraduate Northwestern University, 1954-1960.
Creative writer Montgomery Ward & Company, Chicago, 1953—1958. Manager fundraising planning and research Lions International, 1958—1962. Creative accountant supervisor E.F. McDonald Company, 1962—1963.
Director response advertising manager Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1964—1968. Creative director Video Jockey Giesler Company, 1968—1974. Founder, chairman, Chief Executive Officer Gartner & Associates, Inc., since 1974.
Officer United States Army, 1951-1953, Korea.
Served as officer United States Army, 1951-1953, Korea. Member National Society Fund Raising Executives (board directors Chicago chapter 1979-1986), Association for Children with Learning Disabilities (national president 1971-1972), Illinois Association for Children with Learning Disabilities (president 1968-1970), Direct Marketing Association, Direct Marketing Creative Guild, Chicago Association Direct Marketing, S.P.E.B.Q.S.A. Barbershop Quartet Society Congregationalist. Club: Cliff Dwellers (Chicago.
Lodge: Lions (president 1961-1962) (Glen Ellyn, Illinois).
Married Lois Ellen McQueen, August 7, 1954. Children: Lisa Dianne, Bryan Wright, Andrew Scott.