Steven Mann


B.A. in Communications (BYU-Provo); M.A. Organizational Behavior (BYU);
Post-graduate courses in Organizational Behavior (Columbia University); served as
Freshman Assemblyman, Sophomore Class President and President of the Cougar Club;
served on White House Advance Staff (1976) during President Gerald Ford election
campaign; served LDS mission (1968-1970) West Germany; 1991-1996 developed and
operated youth leadership training programs (Idaho); served as a mission president
(2007- 2010) South Africa Durban Mission for the LDS Church; partner in Zenger-
Miller—a leading management and supervisory training firm acquired (1989) by Times
Mirror; co-founder of Pretzel-Time Inc.—the company was acquired by Mrs. Fields
(1999); co-founded Deseret International Foundation with William Jackson (Deseret
focuses on simple life changing operations on children around the world—a model that
focus on strengthening and supporting local medical establishments. Deseret currently
completes some 40,000 operations a year); co-founded Enterprise Mentors International
with Menlo Smith and Warner Woodworth (EMI focus on micro-business consulting
and micro-lending in the Philippines and through Central and South America); 1999-
2001 Moved to Zimbabwe and under the Deseret name developed and implemented
HIV/AIDS prevention programs that are still being taught in Zimbabwe schools and
businesses. While living in Zimbabwe, also helped develop and implement HIV/AIDS
prevention programs for the LDS Church, which were used throughout the East Africa

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