SOURCE: Zeesman Communications

October 15, 2008 09:00 ET

Los Angeles County Education Foundation Taps Zeesman Communications, Inc. Founder as 2008 President-Elect

Arthur Zeesman, a Board Member Since 2007, Will Focus on Strategic Plans to Amplify Awareness for the Organization's Educational Programs for Disadvantaged Youth in Los Angeles County and Grow the Organization's Donor Base

BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwire - October 15, 2008) - Zeesman Communications, Inc., Los Angeles' leading strategic creative communications firm, today announced that its founder, Arthur Zeesman, has been elected as the Los Angeles County Education Foundation's (LACEF) president-elect for 2008. Mr. Zeesman will apply more than 25 years of business acumen and strategic marketing insights to expanding the donor base and building support throughout Southern California for the exceptional programs LACEF offers to disadvantaged youth in Los Angeles County.

"Arthur's commitment to education and his expertise in building advocacy through marketing have added tremendous value to LACEF since he joined our board in 2007," said Madelyn Alfano, president of LACEF and owner and president of Maria's Italian Kitchen. "His efforts in the past year have elevated our marketing and fund-raising to an entirely new level."

"My goal is to ensure that LACEF's objectives are always linked to the creative process, and that the marketing programs truly engage and deliver the audiences LACEF needs to reach in order to achieve its goals," said Mr. Zeesman. "I passionately believe that the programs this organization delivers are critically important in preparing the youth of Los Angeles County to succeed, and ultimately to become role models for the next generation."

Mr. Zeesman works closely with organizations to define their long-term goals and create a workable roadmap for achieving sustained success through strategic application of marketing tools. Mr. Zeesman has worked with nonprofits including the W. M. Keck Foundation, and the National Council of Jewish Women/Los Angeles.


The Los Angeles County Education Foundation raises funds to provide children and youth with programs that increase school readiness, promote science learning and environmental stewardship, and provide educational opportunities for those who are most in need. The Foundation partners with Los Angeles County Office of Education programs, selected school districts, and others to improve lives, increase achievement, and open up new worlds for children and youth.


Over the past 18 years, Zeesman Communications has established a stellar reputation for strategically developing, creatively designing and efficiently executing everything from standalone design projects to comprehensive and integrated marketing communications programs for organizations in both the public and private sectors. The company's extensive capabilities include qualitative research, marketing strategy, brand identity and design, advertising, direct mail, email relationship marketing, public relations, websites and collateral. Zeesman's clients have included the City of Los Angeles, Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles World Airports, Pioneer Electronics, Toshiba, Four Seasons Residence Clubs, the W. M. Keck Foundation, Walt Disney Company, Rock the Vote, the University of Southern California and Goodwill Industries. For more information, please visit

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