Title: Biomedical Literature Consultant (Retired)
Company: Ebsco Subscriptions
Location: Dallas, Texas, United States
William V. Leazer, Retired Biomedical Literature Consultant at Ebsco Subscriptions, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in consulting.
With more than 40 years of experience to his credit, Mr. Leazer is currently retired, having most recently excelled as a biomedical consultant in literature for Ebsco Subscriptions from 1995 to 2002. Prior to this appointment, he served as a coordinator of special projects for Ebsco Subscriptions from 1993 to 1995. Previously, he flourished as the vice president for Majors Science Subscriptions in Dallas from 1972 to 1993. Moreover, he worked as a manager of promotions for Springer-Verlag New York, Incorporated from 1963 to 1971. Notably, Mr. Leazer began his career as the assistant secretary for beloved acting legend Richard Burton from 1961 to 1963.
Before embarking upon his professional path, Mr. Leazer earned a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia College in 1951. Subsequently, he completed service in the United States Marine Corps, ascending to the rank of a staff sergeant between 1951 and his honorable discharge in 1953. Following these accomplishments, he continued his academic efforts at Case Western Reserve University, graduating with a Master of Arts in 1955. Mr. Leazer concluded his studies with postgraduate coursework at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna from 1956 to 1959.
Inspired by his father, a choral director who organized the Drum and Bugle Corps for the American Legion, Mr. Leazer is grateful for having been surrounded by music throughout his life. He was additionally influenced by his pastor as well as his mentors, Mrs. Roy and Mrs. Malm. Among the highlights of his prolific career, Mr. Leazer fondly recalls helping librarians solve their problems with ordering journals and books, who, in turn, offered him a welcoming atmosphere which made him feel like a part of their staff.
Beyond his primary responsibilities in the field, Mr. Leazer was active as an assistant manager for Quaker Relief in Vienna in 1956. He has found much success with his photographic endeavors as well, having been featured in public exhibitions in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, Taos, New Mexico, and Dallas, Texas. He has additionally maintained his involvement with a number of organizations in relation to his areas of expertise, including the American Guild of Organists, the Texas Old Missions and Forts Restoration Association, the Texas Historical Society, the Dallas Museum of Art and the Meadows Museum in Dallas, to name a few. Notably, Mr. Leazer accepted a Scholastic Award in 1944.
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