John Geary chairs Deke Parents Association
back row at right, with his son Mike and two other dads
their Deke sons who participated in the 100-Hour Day in April.
integration of Deke at Indiana, Illinois and DePauw took another step
this spring when John Geary
to chair the Deke Parents Association. A 1982 Delta Pi Deke, John
and his college sweetheart, Sandy, who will celebrate their 23rd wedding
anniversary next month, are the parents of Jackie, 17, and Mike,
18. Mike pledged Deke at I.U. last fall and will return this fall
as rush chairman.
spent most of his life in the Chicago area, but is now the Roofing
System Solutions Manager for Firestone Building Products Company.
Based in Carmel, Indiana, his department acts as the technical voice of
Firestone, responsible for design and application guides, details,
project review and warranty administration. Prior to this
assignment, John was the Insulation Product Manager and an instructor at
Firestone’s Building Products University.
a B.S. in marketing from the University of Illinois, John is Chairman of
the Industry Promotion Committee for the Polysocyanurate Insulation
Manufacturers Association. He also has been involved in the
development of the EPDM Roofing Association and remains active in
technical and marketing issues for this organization. He also is a
member of the NRCA’s Energy Awareness Task Force.