Today's program, known as "personals" will feature two members of our Rotary Club who have been asked to speak about their lives.
The two Club members speaking will be Lynn Devou and Steve Mangold.
Lynn Devou, Owner-Principal of Metro Medical Billing, Inc. has over 20 years experience in the medical billing industry. Before purchasing Metro Medical Billing from founder Julie Matsushima in 2001, Lynn worked in every capacity at Metro Medical Billing.
Ms. Devou is an honor roll member in the Better Business Bureau.
Her community activities include a member in good standing of the Rotary Club of San Jose where she is a member of the Rotary Club of San Jose Board of Directors. She also serves on the Enterprise Leadership Conference committee and is a very active participant on the Event and Hospitality Committees. She also co-chairs the Rotary Golf Committee.
Steve Mangold has 35 years of experience in strategic marketing communications. After 13 years at PRx Communication Strategists where he was co-owner and President/COO, he now is Head Wrangler at his own company, Brand Cowboys.
He leads his consultancy’s practices in branding and marketing communications strategy, advertising creative, media training and all forms of writing and messaging. Previously, he was an independent commercial photographer and audio-visual producer, with clients as diverse as Worlds of Wonder toys (Teddy Ruxpin), IBM, California Medical Association, the California Academy of Sciences, Peterbilt, Transamerica and Intel.
As Communications and Annual Giving Manager at Second Harvest Food Bank from 1989 to 1996, he increased public support from less than $500,000 annually to more than $5 million, helped guide its Holiday Food Drive to become the largest in the nation, and generated extensive media exposure and brand recognition for the agency. He is past president of the board of trustees for Verde Valley School in Sedona, Arizona, and recently retired after 16 years as a trustee. He is the founder and former chairman of Project Hogar, a nonprofit that built or renovated five orphanages for girls in Oaxaca, Mexico and sponsored the innovative community health education program Niño a Niño. He was 2005-2006 Chairman of the International Public Relations Network, a consortium of 43 agencies around the world with net billings of more than $50 million.