Victoria Vangalis-Zepp is president of Clarity1st Consulting, a government and business consulting firm in Tallahassee. Her expertise in telecommunications, marketing communications, communication disorders, and government affairs help her bring unique and valuable insight to the clients she works with.
She began her career with Dun & Bradstreet as a national executive focused on marketing communications through sophisticated database modeling and optimization, helping Walt Disney World, Ryder Move Management, and other global companies market with optimum intelligence. Ms. Zepp then joined the growing Tampa-based Intermedia Communications, which grew from an entrepreneurial local start-up telephone company to the third-largest data carrier in the country. She also was appointed to Gov. Jeb Bush’s transition team assigned to the State Technology Office.
In 2001, Victoria founded Clarity1st Consulting and has represented a diverse group before the Florida Legislature that includes Tenet Healthcare Corporation, IBM, MCI, Pearson Education and UPS. Her pro-bono work includes advocacy for autism and related disabilities. In 2004, she became co-founder for Findthecure.us, an advocacy and fundraising mechanism for autism awareness efforts around the country which has donated funding to FSU Autism Project.
Staring in 1995, Victoria has a proudly served as an appointed board member on multiple prestigious boards such as the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council (2012-Present), The Florida Children and Youth Cabinet(2013-Present), The University of Florida College of Education Lastinger Center(2011-Present), The Women of Florida State University(2010-Present), The Trust for Florida's Children(2010-2011), Florida State College of Communications and Information(1995-Present) and the Florida Education Foundation(1995-2004). Other notable boards Ms. Zepp has been a part of include the NetDay, Federal Black Caucus on Telecommunications, Children’s Home Society, LifeSkills Center, Florida Association of Professional Lobbyists, Florida TaxWatch Center for Competitive Florida, Digital Divide Council, and FSU’s CARD Advisory Board.