Joan Deary was executive in charge of the Elvis' catalog for RCA records. Deary joined RCA in 1954 as Steve Sholes secretary. In 1972 she became assistant to RCA vice president Harry Jenkins, whose job it was to handle the Elvis Presley material. She produced many albums for RCA, including the Elvis Aron Presley 25th Anniversary Album set. Deary worked out of the rca building in hollywood until her retirement in 1987.