Marc Ratner '70
Boston College School of Management, ‘79
Executive, Dreamworks Records. After modest beginnings working in retail record stores and radio, Marc went on to the field of record promotion. He spent eight years working as Vice President of Promotion for Reprise Records, before moving to his current position in charge of Promotion for Steven Spielberg's Dreamworks Records.
He has been nominated for Promotion Person of the Year by various trade magazines every year since 1978, and has won more of those awards than all but one other person. Since 1987 he has volunteered as a reserve deputy for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, working many hours each month in mountain search and rescue. In this capacity he has been involved inhundreds of life-saving rescues and has been awarded the Time-Warner Andrew Heisfell Community Service Award.
Advice to Students
Learn to not be your own worst enemy. Explore, learn, experience.
No one else holds us back more than we do ourselves.
Inducted November 24, 1998