Daryl L. Osby
Stacy Mungo Flanigan
Patrick "Ed" Lamb
Steve currently serves as Project Manager – LMR (Land Mobile Radio) for Jacobs Engineering assigned to the LA-RICS Project Team. LA-RICS provides the ability for agencies to communicate, via radio, when an emergency occurs. Steve’s responsibilities to coordinate management of system development programs is designed to improve on the system developed subsequent to 9/11. Prior to accepting the position with Jacobs Engineering, Steve was a Telecommunications Supervisor for the City of Pasadena. Responsibilities included communication system design, installation, acceptance, operation and maintenance. Among his many responsibilities was coordinating communications for the world renowned Pasadena Rose Parade on New Year’s Day. Steve holds numerous certifications as well commendations from Pasadena Fire Department and Glendale Fire Department. He was recognized as Technologist of the Year in 2012 and 2016 by the California Public-Safety Radio Association. His connection to the emergency communication world will bring new perspective to the Foundation’s efforts to serve the public. Steve also brings a unique, personal perspective to our Board. Steve’s son has Muscular Dystrophy. Steve and his family have been the recipients of services, due in part to the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s connection to MDA each year, when the Department is engaged in fund raising for this important cause. When asked “why join the Foundation Board”, he was quick to reply “it is time to give back when so much has been given to them”.
Philip J. Denlea
Philip has been in the banking and financial services industry since 1997. He currently serves as the Vice President of Brokerage and Insurance Operations for Logix Federal Credit Union (formerly Lockheed). Prior to his current role, he served as a Regional Vice President overseeing branch sales and operations, and the Vice President of Finance and Secondary Marketing overseeing financial planning and analysis, budgeting, and loan sales and securitizations. He is excited to be a part of an organization that will play a key role in providing education and resources focused on saving lives in Los Angeles County and beyond. Philip earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and a Master of Business Administration with a double emphasis in Finance and Marketing from Loyola Marymount University. Prior to joining Logix in 2010, Philip spent several years as a Vice President and Manager of Financial Analysis for Washington Mutual Bank in Seattle and held various branch management roles for WaMu and JP Morgan Chase in Los Angeles. Growing up in West Los Angeles, Philip fell in love with the ocean, and shares that love with his wife and two children. They currently reside in Valencia but visit the beach as often as possible. In addition to attending community theater shows featuring the talents of his wife and children, Philip enjoys swimming and has completed several rough water ocean competitions. His additional activities include serving on the Board of Governors of the Conejo Valley Boys and Girls Club, and the Logix Community Stars Charitable Foundation as well as prior service on the Foundation Board of the Santa Clarita Valley Boys and Girls Club.
Johnathan is a first responder since the age of fourteen. He continues to serve as Incident Commander on some of the world’s biggest emergencies ranging from chemical fires to natural disasters. Johnathan works in business startup consulting for multiple clients. He was primarily responsible for creating a network of programming for Latin America and US markets. Viva! Vision provides fresh, original, and compelling content relevant for Latino audiences with a 250 million consumer reach. He is an award-winning producer with over 100 broadcast television credits. Prior to these ventures, he was involved in a start-up business that generated $30mm annually in chemical plant service and emergency response. He has served over thirty years as Incident Commander and COO for his family business. He attended Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) WMD/Terrorism for First Responder, Oil Spill Management, Hazardous Incident Command, OSHA Safety Procedures, Hazardous Waste Management, HAZWOPER Clean-Up Operations, Infectious Disease Response. Activities and Societies: Raul Yzaguirre School For Success, SAG Screen Actors Guild, SMPTE Society Of Motion Picture Television Engineers, NALIP National Association Of Latino Independent Producers, NHPO National Hispanic Professional Organization.
M. Scott Harries
Scott joined the Los Angeles County Fire Department Foundation Board in 2018. He looks forward to using his extensive business experience to serve the citizens of Los Angeles County by assisting in the development of unique and innovative fire and life safety training materials and platforms. He believes the Foundation is in the "business of saving lives" and is excited about being a part of the Foundation's work. Scott currently works for UBS providing financial advice and solutions as a Managing Director. Prior to joining UBS, Scott worked at Merrill Lynch in the Private Bank and Investment Group since 2000 and prior to that he spent over a decade at Goldman Sachs & Co. Scott is one of the top private wealth advisors in the country focused on the UHNW clients and has a consistent track record of being one of the top advisors at his prior firms. His prior experience includes acting as vice president of marketing and a member of the management committee of a significant public manufacturing company. Scott earned a Master's Degree in International Business Management with Honors from the American Graduate School of International Management which is now part of Arizona State University and known as The Thunderbird School of Global Management. He earned Cum Laude honors as a graduate of Utah State University. Scott was team captain of Utah State's men's Basketball Team where he played a significant role in the success of the program. Scott is a private pilot with over 15+ years of experience and over twelve hundred hours of flight time. He enjoys the freedom that comes with owning a plane and the flexibility to respond quickly to client needs. Scott has been married for 36 years and is the proud parent of four beautiful daughters. He also has three grandchildren with number four on the way. Scott currently lives with his wife in Valencia, California. Additional Board Positions: Utah State University Foundation – Board Member (2008 – Current) Utah State Athletic Department Advisory Board – Board Member (2010 – Current)
James (Jim) A. Kross retired in 2011 from the Los Angeles County Fire Department, after serving the citizens of Los Angeles County for more than 30 years. He brings a wealth of fire service experience to the Foundation gathered while rising through the ranks from Firefighter to Assistant Chief. Assignments included the Fire Prevention Bureau, Operations Bureau, Air and Wildland Sections, and the Training Services Section. He served as the Planning Section Chief for Southern California Interagency Incident Management Team 3 for 5 years, responding to and managing major wildland fires and natural disasters across the country, including Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. In his last assignment, Chief Kross was responsible for hundreds of firefighting personnel, staffing 20 fire stations that covered a response area in excess of 1,000 square miles while also meeting the needs of 2 city councils and numerous unincorporated town councils. Chief Kross was instrumental in the development and subsequent approval of the Los Angeles County Fire Department Foundation. His vision is to see world-class fire and life safety education presented to the children, families, and citizens of Los Angeles County through the collaborative efforts of the Foundation, the County Fire Protection District, and community partners.
Marcy is the founder of Wire Media, an award winning branding and design firm. Her work focuses on brand strategy and communications design — helping clients communicate more authentically with their audiences. At Wire Media, she has led branding and design projects for clients including the Humane Society, Box Inc., CREDO, Environmental Defense Fund, River LA, Women’s World Banking and Stanford University. Marcy has nearly 20 years of experience working at the intersection of cutting-edge design and technology to help clients communicate better with their audience, create opportunities to engage with them, and build lasting and meaningful relationships. Her prior work experience includes branding and design for the Smithsonian, The World of Coca-Cola Museum, the Women in Military Service Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery, and AARP. Marcy is a frequent speaker and author on topics including data design, visual storytelling, web design, and branding. Her experience and expertise is invaluable for the Foundation’s success.
Scott Sonnenberg joined the L.A. Clippers as the team’s Chief Global Partnerships Officer in May of 2018. He oversees Clippers partnerships, in and out of arena advertising sales, digital and social media sales, radio sales and partnership marketing. He manages the day-to-day sales efforts of the corporate partnerships department. Notable partnerships added in Sonnenberg’s first season include Vivid Seats becoming an official ticket marketplace of the team and Amazon Web Services being named the primary cloud computing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence provider of the live, augmented Clippers CourtVision digital viewing experience. Prior to joining the Clippers, Sonnenberg spent 14 seasons as the Vice President of Corporate Sales with the Chicago Bulls. During his time with the Bulls, the team consistently ranked among the top sponsorship revenue teams in the NBA and received multiple awards for account growth, retention, activation and new business. He was responsible for negotiating naming rights partnerships for the United Center, the Bulls’ home arena, and the Advocate Center, the Bulls practice facility. Sonnenberg is a 2003 graduate of San Jose State University, where he majored in Business-Marketing. He was a member and two time captain of the San Jose State basketball team (2000-03) and a member of the Brigham Young University basketball team (1996-97) prior to serving a two-year mission in Las Vegas for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Prior to joining the Bulls, Scott spent two years working for Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. Sonnenberg resides in Valencia with his wife, Vanessa, and their six children Ella, Ally, Tyler, Chelsea, Sebastian, and Erik.