About APRA

APRA History: 1990

APRA Highlights

March 1990InezBergquist.gif
APRA Service and Writing awards created.

Information Prospector Excellence in Prospect Research Award
Jay Frost, "The Route to the Golden Temple: Identifying Japanese Prospects in the Era of Good Corporate Citizenship"

APRA Service Award
Inez Bergquist (pictured)

Board Members
John Gliha, President
Lyn Day, Vice President
Joan M. Garrow, Membership
Judy Jacobs, Conference Chair
Sandra Johnson, Treasurer
Ann Marie Dillon Leahy, Newsletter/Publicity
Jacqueline Elliott Robbins, Secretary
Sam Ross, Professional Development
Inez W. Bergquist, Past President

August 16–18, 19901990small.jpg
600 attend APRA 3rd National Conference in Oak Brook, Illinois.

  • Keynotes: Warren Heeman, Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, University of Chicago, and Immediate Past Chair of CASE; Michael Josephson, president of The Josephson Institute for Advanced Studies in Ethics; Jeanne B. Jenkins, Senior Vice President of Barnes & Roche, Inc.
  • Conference Chair: Paul Pibbenow

December 1990
Membership exceeds 1,000 with members in 48 states and Canada.

World Headlines

  • Michael Milken Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud; Broker Drexel Burnham Lambert Files for Bankruptcy
  • Iraq Invades Kuwait
  • Boris Yeltsin Elected President of Russian Federation
  • East and West Germany are Re-United
  • British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Resigns
  • Continental Airlines Files for Bankruptcy

Dow Jones

  • High — 3,000
  • Low — 2,365

Forbes' World's Richest — Top Three

  1. Yoshiaki Tsutsumi; Japan; land, railroads, resorts; $16 billion
  2. Taikichiro Mori; Japan; property development; $14.6 billion
  3. Sam Walton and family; U.S.; retailing; $13.3 billion

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