Vita


Picture Courtesy of: History Channel's
Brad Meltzer's Decoded: The Declaration of Independence



Education:
  • Ph.D. Candidacy  Mass Communications and Marketing, Penn State University, 1981-1984
  • M.A. Rhetorical Theory and Historic Public Address, Idaho State University, 1981
  • B.A. American Studies and B.S. Zoology, Idaho State University, 1977
  • St. Peters College, 1972-1974
University Experience:
  • Idaho State University Alumnae Board of Directors (2018-2021) 
  • Assistant Director and Visiting Professor, Loyola University Honors in New Orleans  (2014-2018) 
  • Public Speaker on the College Circuit (2002 - Present)  
  • Director of Communications and Marketing, Center of Educational Technologies, Wheeling Jesuit University (2000-2003) - projects included Foundations of FreedomPaleoQuestand NASA’s Classroom of the Future Development
  • Member, MBA Board of Directors, Wheeling Jesuit University, (2001-2003) 
  • Member, Board of Directors West Virginia Independent Colleges and Universities, (1997-1998) 
  • Visiting MBA Professor, Loyola University, New Orleans University (2016-2018) and MBA Real Investment. Wheeling Jesuit University, (1989-1997) MBA Courses Taught: Real Estate Investment,  Business and the Media,  Executive Leadership,  Entrepreneurship and New Venture Management. 
  • Lecturer, Georgian Court University (1983-1985), Courses Taught: Principles of Marketing and Business & Professional Speaking 
  • Graduate Student Instructor, Penn State University, (1981-1983), University TV & radio station manager. Courses Taught: Speech Communications, MBA Business and Professional Speaking, and Media Technologies. 
  • Graduate Student Instructor, Idaho State University, (1980 – 1981), Course Taught: Speech Communication
Business Experience:

Real Estate Developer and Historic Preservationist (1979- 2018) – acquired, preserved and re-developed 33 historically significant properties ranging from Vaudeville Theaters to Revolutionary War Taverns in five states. Properties include: Spring Lake Inn (Circa 1887 – NJ), Victoria Vaudeville Theater (Circa 1904 – WV), Adams County Court House Annex (Circa 1870 – PA), Honus Wagner Home (Circa 1921 – PA), Imlay Mansion (Circa 1790 – NJ), Lawrencefield Plantation (Circa 1845 – WV), Edinburg Inn (Circa 1865 – NJ), Coachman House (Circa 1860 – FL) Smithburg Inn & Tavern (Circa 1780 – NJ) and National Bank of West Virginia (Circa 1917 – WV).
President, Historic.us Corporation Primary Source Exhibit Company (1999 - Present) - Partial List of primary source exhibits include: 
President, ROI.us Corporation, Palm Harbor, Florida (2005-2012) – envisioned, launched and successfully secured $100 million in government bonds and/or financing on numerous residential and commercial development projects in New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.

President, RE/MAX of Pennsylvania n/w,  Carnegie, PA (1987-2000) - acquired an under-performing RE/MAX State Master Franchise with declining sales and expertly managed a marketing mix that exploded yearly earned commissions from $240K to $36 million in twelve years. 

Co-founder, Dinosaur Safaris, Inc. , Shell Wyoming (1997-2002) -  DSI is an ongoing private paleontology company with a quarry site located in Shell Wyoming yielding fossil holdings in millions of dollars including five fully articulated specimens. The company's sales include:  the world’s most complete Stegosaurus, the London Natural History Museum and the most complete Camarasaurus fossil ever foundFukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum.

Licensed Real Estate Broker that have included the states of Florida, Colorado, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia (1979 to Present). Real Estate Appraiser, NJ and PA (1981 – 2008).

Entrepreneur of Educational technology - established an online education publishing company that in 1999 acquired over 8,500 URLs to publish thousands of student papers. By 2002, the Virtualology student publishing project exceeded 500,000 web page views a day. With the explosion of education sites in the 00's and Wikipedia's meteoric success, the student publishing model was discontinued. Many of the historic domain names became biographical websites (i.e. johnhancock.orgelizabethi.comarticlesofconfederation.com), while hundreds of others, like annefrank.org, were donated to non-profit education entities all over the world.
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Spring Lake Inn (Circa 1887 – NJ)















In November 2001, Stan Klos donated the url, www.AnneFrank.org, to the Anne Frank House. The website was visited over 8.6 million times in 2015, by 6.7 million unique visitors, with a total of 57 million page views. Most visitors were located in the USA, followed by the Netherlands, the UK, Germany, Mexico, Italy, France, Brazil, Canada and Spain.











Stan Klos lecturing at the Republican National Convention's PoliticalFest 2000 Rebels With A Vision Exhibit  in Philadelphia's Convention Hall 

Dr. Naomi Yavneh Klos hosting the Louisiana Primary Source Exhibit at the State Capitol Building for the 2012 Bicentennial Celebration.











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