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Interview with Steven M. Weiss

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Contributor

Weiss, Steven M. ; Gashurov, Irene

Description

Steven Mark Weiss is the president of Straightforward Communications, a marketing and research consultancy in consumer demography and trends. His clients have included Hilton Hotels, Denny’s and the California Department of Agriculture. A magna cum laude graduate of Binghamton University and of the Culinary Institute of America, Steve spent the early part of his career as the executive food & beverage editor of Restaurants & Institutions magazine. His work earned him a Jesse Neal award for editorial excellence from the American Business Media. For nearly a decade he was the regular columnist of QSR Magazine. He is also an award-winning journalist with 25 years’ experience as a marketing and management consultant to the food service industry. Steve resides in Scottsdale, Arizona, and serves as vice president of the Arizona Society of Astrologers. He has written books on astrology, including Signs of Success, which represents his lifetime avocational interest in astrology.

Date

2019-03-01

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In Copyright

Date Modified

2019-03-01

Is Part Of

Oral Histories from 60's Binghamton Alumni

Extent

57:14 Minutes

Date of Interview

2019-03-01

Interviewer

Irene Gashurov

Interviewee

Steven M. Weiss

Year of Graduation

1970

Biographical Text

Steven Mark Weiss is the president of Straightforward Communications, a marketing and research consultancy in consumer demography and trends. His clients have included Hilton Hotels, Denny’s and the California Department of Agriculture. A magna cum laude graduate of Binghamton University and of the Culinary Institute of America, Steve spent the early part of his career as the executive food & beverage editor of Restaurants & Institutions magazine. His work earned him a Jesse Neal award for editorial excellence from the American Business Media. For nearly a decade he was the regular columnist of QSR Magazine. He is also an award-winning journalist with 25 years’ experience as a marketing and management consultant to the food service industry. Steve resides in Scottsdale, Arizona, and serves as vice president of the Arizona Society of Astrologers. He has written books on astrology, including Signs of Success, which represents his lifetime avocational interest in astrology.

Interview Format

Audio

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Keywords

Harpur College - Seventies alumni; Harpur College - Alumni in the food industry; Harpur College - Alumni living in Phoenix, AZ; Harpur College - Alumni in astrology; Harpur College - Alumni in journalism

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In 2019, Binghamton University Libraries completed a mission to collect oral interviews from 1960's alumni as a means to preserve memories of campus life. The resulting 46 tales are a retrospective of social, professional and personal experiences with the commonality of Harpur College. Some stories tell of humble beginnings,… More

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“Interview with Steven M. Weiss,” Digital Collections, accessed March 4, 2024, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/1330.