Myra Janco Daniels Resume


BA, Indiana State University

MA, Indiana State University

Post-Graduate, Indiana University School of Business

Doctoral Studies, Four Years

Academic Work Experience

Indiana State University, Terra Haute, IN - Instructor-established first advertising courses. (Five years while running Wabash Advertising.) 

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN - Associate Professor of Marketing in charge of advertising courses and launched major marketing internship with a Ford Foundation Grant. (Six years while also doing doctoral studies.)


Branding, Speaking, Arts Management, Advertisement, Public Relations, Development, Fund Raising, Lecturing, and Consulting for Major Retailers and Organizations. 


Honorary Member or Florida State Architects

Advisory Board - Eastman School of Music

Florida Arts Council of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs

Florida Endowment for Humanities

University of Miami School of Music - Music Visiting Committee

American Association of University Woman - President

American Advertising Federation - Board

Business Work Experience

Founder & President, Wabash Advertising Agency, Terra Haute, IN - National and Regional Retail advertising. Clients: Bledsoe, Prox, Inc Eastern Express, L.S> Heath & Company, etc.

Executive V.P., Roche, Rickerd, Henri, Hurst, Inc., Chicago, IL - National and Regional advertising in all media. Clients: American Trucking Association, Burney Bros., Swift, U.S. Homes, McGregor Sports, Speed Queen, Kroller, etc. 

President & COO, Draper Daniels, Inc., Chicago, IL - Public Relations and national advertising in all media. Clients: Beef Industry Council, Motorola, Colgate-Palmolive, Alberto Culver, Beatrice Foods, Equitable Insurance, A.G. Becker, Booth Fisheries, Buddig Meats, Freeman Shoes, Pulsar Watches, etc. 

Founder, President and CEO, Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples, FL - Founded and acquired funding for building and operating the Center for 30 years. Secured over $400M in development. The Center employed 479, and is an architectural and acoustical work of art, joining the performing and visual arts. Developed the Orchestra with full-time musicians, who have gained International recognition. See More

Founder, President and CEO, Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL - During 30 years at the Center, secured funding and worked with architects and builders to establish a world-class museum. Acquired the largest collection of Latino art and a major collection of American Modernism along with many other exhibitions, including two 20-foot Chihuly glass chandeliers, and $10M gift of Louise Nevelson sculpture. See More