Amassing seven decades of professional excellence in the fields of telecommunications and government relations, C. Travis Marshall is a prominent and respected industry leader. He commenced his career as the chief clerk of Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in Detroit, Michigan, in 1948 and the general sales manager of The Hallicrafters in Chicago, Illinois, in 1952. From 1965 to 1970, he worked as the vice president of marketing with E.F. Johnson prior to serving Motorola in several capacities for the remainder of his career. While employed by Motorola, Mr. Marshall served as the vice president of marketing operations, director of government relationships in the communications division, vice president and director of government relations, and senior vice president and director of government relations. He subsequently retired from Motorola in 1992 and has been serving as a telecommunications consultant since retirement.
To prepare for his illustrious career, Mr. Marshall pursued an education at the University of Notre Dame, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in 1948. A trustee of the Maryland Youth Symphony Orchestra, he is most proud of being appointed an ambassador in Geneva, Switzerland, as well as heading a 35-person delegation by President Bush to the International Telecommunications Union Conference.
Alongside his primary endeavors, Mr. Marshall spent a significant portion of his career serving his country in the military. During the Korean War, he supplied gasoline to U.S. troops as a second lieutenant with the U.S. Army. Likewise, he also served in Germany with the 28th Infantry as a first lieutenant.
As a testament to his professional success, Mr. Marshall was honored with the Distinguished Service Award from the Electronics Industries Association in Washington, D.C., in 1987. Married to Kathryn Nordberg with three daughters, he enjoys sailing and golfing in his spare time.
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