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The Story of Ray Markman – Part 9

by John Jonelis

Ray MarkmanFriday, 4:10 pm


I’m still alone in my office picking through my box of documents on Ray Markman when I come across this:

Ray’s in Acapulco on vacation after he pulls off a tremendous success with his all-woman ad agency. He gets a call: ‘You gotta come down here. Big meeting with Britannica.’ He says he’s not interested and hangs up. Britannica isn’t his account.

Next day he gets another call. Different tone. ‘You better get your ass back here.’

He says to his wife, ‘Honey, I gotta go.’ And it changes his life. Continue reading


Filed under Biography, Characters, Conflict, Entrepreneur