APRA History: 1990
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)
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, 1990
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
Membership exceeds 1,000 with members in 48 states and Canada.
- 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
- High — 3,000
- Low — 2,365
Forbes' World's Richest — Top Three
- Yoshiaki Tsutsumi; Japan; land, railroads, resorts; $16 billion
- Taikichiro Mori; Japan; property development; $14.6 billion
- Sam Walton and family; U.S.; retailing; $13.3 billion
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