WALNUT CREEK, CA, May 04, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Deborah (Deb) DeVries has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Backed by considerable expertise in the world of voice over acting, Ms. DeVries has excelled as a professional voice actor with MDT Agency, Incorporated since 2019. Previously, she worked as the owner, a principal and the chief executive officer of an eponymous voice over agency from 2017 until 2019. Throughout her career thus far, Ms. DeVries has been honored to be part of such stage productions as Kiss Me Kate, Taming of the Shrew, Hamlet, Three Sisters and Jesus Christ Superstar. Some of her voice-over credits include commercial work for Zuraw Financial Advisors, corporate narration for Jules-At Your Service, and medical narrations for both Respivant and The Neonatal Institute at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital.
Before embarking on a career in voice over performance, Ms. DeVries gained valuable entrepreneurial expertise as an agency owner for Etcetera LLC between 2011 and 2017. Ms. DeVries agency was consistently ranked in the top 10% for revenue growth and was nationally recognized for excellence in customer service. Prior to this appointment, she served as the president of DJD & Associates – an independent training consulting company, Senior Sales Manager for DHL Express, and Marketing Services Support, Global Sales & Customer Training Manager for AMPEX. Ms. DeVries began her professional ventures with AT&T as a National Accounts–Information System Designer, National Briefing Center Presenter, and Western Region Customer Training Center Manager.
In pursuit of her career in entertainment, Ms. DeVries studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. She concluded her formal education with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Magna Cum Laude) in theater at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Additionally, Ms. DeVries has trained with numerous experts in the fields of voice over and acting, including: Joan Baker, Tom Chantler, Elaine Clark, Sally Clawson, J. Michael Collins, Marvin Greene, Vicki Lewis, Steven Reisberg, David Rosenthal, Mary Lynn Wissner and Claire Yarrington.
Ms. DeVries retains her professional alignment with GVAA (Global Voice Actors Academy), SOVAS (Society of Voice Arts and Sciences), WoVO (World-Voices Organization, Inc.) and Gravy for the Brain (GFTB) in order to network with her colleagues and remain current with all industry trends. Looking toward the future, Ms. DeVries welcomes the opportunity to support her clients from her professional home studio and deliver quality voice over which entertains, informs and inspires the listener. Her brand, influenced by her clients' feedback is: Professionally Playful, Intelligently Designed and Seriously Determined. You can listen to Ms. DeVries at www.debdevriesvo.com.
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