Meet the Team
Patrick Manus | President
W. Patrick Manus founded Sound Deposition Services, Inc., in late 2003. As President and Chief Executive Officer, Patrick operates the day to day activities for the entire company. He also serves on the company's board of directors. Patrick has 30 years experience in the sales and marketing with 20 years focused entirely in the legal industry. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo where he played football on an athletic scholarship. Patrick was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in 1976. Patrick is married and has two children. He is a member of the Better Business Bureau, STAR, California Court Reporting Association and The National Court Reporting Association. Sound is a minority-owned business supporting many charities and organizations. Patrick can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
General Manager and Court Reporter Liaison
Karmen is Sound’s General Manager and Court Reporter Liaison. She brings twelve years of court reporting experience to our company, from production of transcripts to billing and case management. Most of our clients know Karmen as our calendaring manager, but she is also responsible for researching competitive rates around the country for large cases. Karmen has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She is one of the founding members of Sound since 2004. Karmen can be reached at email@example.com.
West Coast Sales and Marketing Manager
Lynda is Sound’s West Coast Sales and Marketing Manager. She has been with Sound since its inception in late 2003. Lynda is responsible for both business development and marketing design for our company. She also works very closely with operations and has close relationships with our reporters. Prior to coming to Sound, she obtained her law degree and has ten years professional sales experience. Lynda can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Production Manager
David is Sound’s National Production Manager. He receives, coordinates and produces all of our transcripts. He is responsible for all electronic deliverables to our clients. In addition to the legal aspect of our business, David also manages the creative side of Sound. He produces our business cards and marketing materials. David has over 20 years of professional experience working in the legal production industry. If you need to reach David directly please email him at email@example.com.
Client Services Manager
Scott is Sound's Client Services Manager. He is responsible for assisting clients in locating and tracking down transcripts, ensuring delivery and helping you in any way necessary. He also assists in calendar. He interacts with reporters on a regular basis to schedule jobs and receive transcripts in a timely manner. When you need a Subpoena served or any Process Serving needs, Scott will assist you with your request. Scott received his degree in Finance from California State University Long Beach prior to joining Sound. Scott can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Multi-Media and IT Services Manager
Spencer Benveniste works in-house, and runs our technology department, shooting videotaped depositions and managing the digitizing/synchronization process. Spencer’s training in the field developed from his years working in his family’s legal videography business. In his spare time, he also produces independent movies. Spencer can be reached at email@example.com.