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Glynn Young
Works at Fortune 500 Company - US Midwest
Attended Washington University in St. Louis
Lives in St. Louis
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The Mustard Seed – new post at Faith, Fiction, Friends ml 
It’s one of the famous sayings of Jesus, that he tells his disciples about having faith as “a mustard seed.” In The Fire of Delayed Answers, Bob Sorge notes the familiar characteristics of a mustard seed that do much to expla...
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What I Write in My Journal - new post at Faith, Fiction, Friends 
I have a journal. Actually, I have a whole collection of journals. I started keeping one when a friend gave me a Moleskine journal some years ago. I didn’t start using it right away; I waited for a good year. One day I opened...
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492 people
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416 people
Greg J Barber's profile photo
Genevieve Thul's profile photo
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J.J. Campbell's profile photo
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Public Affairs director
Employment
  • Fortune 500 Company - US Midwest
    Online Strategy Team Lead, 2004 - present
  • Shell Oil Company
    Senior Writer, 1974 - 1978
  • St. Louis Public Schools
    Director, Communications, 2003 - 2004
  • Solutia Inc.
    Direcotr, Emp. Communications, 1997 - 2000
  • Fortune 500 Company - US Midwest
    Director, Exec. Communications, 1990 - 1997
  • Fortune 500 Company - US Midwest
    Various, 1978 - 1990
  • Beaumont TX Enterprise
    Copy Editor, 1973 - 1974
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St. Louis
Previously
New Orleans - Houston
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Introduction

Director, Social News Team for Monsanto Company. Team is responsible for the company’s corporate social media channels, the corporate blog, designated specialty web sites, social media channels for Grow St. Louis, and the corporate archives. 

Before joining Monsanto in 2004, served as Executive Director of Communications for St. Louis Public Schools; operated his own full-time communications consulting practice; and served in senior communication positions for Solutia Inc. and Monsanto. Received a B.A. degree in Journalism from Louisiana State University and a Masters in Liberal Arts from Washington University in St. Louis. 

Received his accreditation from the Public Relations Society of America in 1983, and was named a PRSA Fellow in 2005. Received nine national awards for speechwriting, including two Gold Quill Awards from the International Association of Business Communicators; and two PRSA Silver Anvil Awards, one for community relation relations (1989) and one for employee communications (1998). 

Given hundreds of presentations and speeches on crisis communicaitons, environmental communications, employee communications and speechwriting. Keynote speech for the Executive Communication Track at the Ragan Corporate Communications Conference in Chicago in May 2008 was printed in the July 2008 issue of Vital Speeches of the Day.

Author of two novels: Dancing Priest (2011) and A Light Shining (2012). Serves on the social media team for The High Calling and is the Poetry at Work Editor for TweetSpeak Poetry.

Married; two grown sons and one daughter-in-law; two grandsons.

Education
  • Washington University in St. Louis
    Masters of Liberal Arts, 1983 - 1988
  • Louisiana State University
    Journalism, 1969 - 1973
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