[Meet the Team]
Director, Public Relations/Funding
is the brainchild of Lee P. Clifford, Founder and CEO. He is a military
veteran, pilot and business entrepreneur with experience in Restaurant
Management, Brokerage, and Direct Mail Services.
is a socially responsible American citizen in Long Term Recovery. It is
his goal to raise awareness of the effects of addictions through full-cast
Business & Finance
Ed was born and raised on Long Island, NY and earned a B.S. in
Metallurgical Engineering from Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA in 1973.
His extensive professional experiences include working in Metallurgy,
Quality Control Manufacturing Engineering and Plant Management in a
variety of manufacturing industries that encompass steel production, Tier
1 automotive suppliers and consumer products.
Ed has been a resident in the Reading are for 20 years but has also
resided in Ohio, Rhode Island, Tennessee and Kentucky, in addition to
spending time in Fairless Hills and Scranton PA.
With his wide ranging professional manufacturing background, Ed brings to
Awareness Audiobooks exceptional organizational experience and problem
solving skills. In additional to his professional experiences, Ed is
currently an active volunteer in a Congressional campaign and can been
seen as a volunteer Santa Claus during the Holiday Lights Festival at
Gringís Mill, working for the Berks County Parks and Recreation
Jo Mercer brings to Awareness Audiobooks
extensive experience in Public, Press and Community Relations. Mercer has
worked with The US Bureau of Public Affairs, The Lutheran Home at Topton,
and Governor Mifflin School District. She was a QVC On-Air Personality;
traveled the USA training actors on Infomercial procedures; and studied
Improvisational Comedy at Second City Training Center in Chicago.
also recognize her as the part-time morning DJ for Y102-FM. Mercer is also a
published playwright, a member of SAG/AFTRA and AEA, and an elected
Committeewoman in Womelsdorf. A resident of Berks County since 1986,
Mercerís alma-maters include West Chester and Millersville Universities.
Content Editor, Bev Leonti is responsible for editing, proofreading and
spell-checking all scripts and communications within the company. Leonti
attended The Reading Area Community College, and is a resident of Berks
Donna Lynn Simpson
|Donna Lynn is a graduate of Gwynedd
Mercy College with a BA in History and Secondary Education, The
Philadelphia Institute of Paralegal Training, and Trinity College of Bible
and Theological Seminary with a MA in Counseling. After working as a
Litigation Paralegal and Teacher for over 20 years Donna decided to expand
her horizons and earned her degree in Counseling, graduating in 2012 with
a 3.8 average.
Donna Lynn has had a lifelong love affair with
horses, beginning to ride at age 8 and showing horses, training
racehorses, hunter/jumper and students. In 2014 at the same time she
joined Awareness Audiobooks, LLC, Donna Lynn began working on
certification as a Therapeutic Riding Instructor and Equine Assisted
Psycho Therapy. As a part of Awareness Audiobooks, LLC Donna Lynn
uses her legal background and teaching skills as well her counseling
|Eric's profile will be uploaded shortly.
Finance Intern Will Corsino is responsible
for calculating weighted selling averages, auditing the books, and
breaking down financials into categorized detail. Originally from
Lackawanna County, Corsino currently resides in Chester County, where he
is a third-year student at West Chester University. Corsino majors in
Finance; his minor field of study is Nutrition.