Title: Telecommunications Executive, Government Relations Specialist
Location: Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Travis Marshall, former telecommunications executive and government relations specialist, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the electronics industry.
When looking at Mr. Marshall’s illustrious five-decade long career, it is impossible to pinpoint any one achievement that shines brighter than the next. Highly regarded for his professionalism, integrity and discipline, he met with incredible success in his field by going beyond the call of duty. He established himself professionally in the U.S. Army in the 1940s. He was a second lieutenant in the Korean War and a first lieutenant for the 28th Infantry in Germany. His strong work ethic in the military carried over after his service was complete, at which time Mr. Marshall pursued an education at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. He earned a Bachelor of Science in 1948 and took his first professional role as a chief clerk for Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. in Detroit, MI. After three years, the opportunity to become the general sales manager for The Hallicrafters came to Mr. Marshall and he took it with eager enthusiasm to grow his skillset. The company specialized in selling radio equipment, as well as televisions and phonographs. It was during this time that Mr. Marshall developed a passion for the electronics and telecommunications field. From there, his career soared. Noteworthy roles held thereafter included vice president of marketing for E.F Johnson, vice president of marketing operations for Motorola, Inc., director of government relations for the communications division of Motorola, vice president of government relations for Motorola, and senior vice president for Motorola.
Because of his known expertise in his field, Mr. Marshall was afforded many opportunities to share his experience with his industry. He was appointed the position of ambassador to head a 35-person U.S. delegation by former President Bush to the International Telecommunications Union Conference in Geneva, Switzerland. Mr. Marshall notes that this experience was the highlight of his career. He was also selected to serve as treasurer and vice president of the Electronics Industry Association. For many years past his official retirement, Mr. Marshall continued to serve as a telecommunications and government relations consultant.
In recognition of his professional excellence in his career, Mr. Marshall was the recipient of a Distinguished Service Award from the Electronics Industries Association. He was also honored with a Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award. Truly grateful for the path that his career took him in over his lifetime, Mr. Marshall looks to the future ready to continue enjoying his retirement and embracing new adventures.
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