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Meet Team Owie
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Gina Meyer is the Founder and Creator of Owie BowWowie and Friends and has been giving comfort for more than 35 years. 


Gina is married to Roland and has three children, five step-children, and between the two of them, they have 17 grandchildren. 

Gina is a designer, author and enjoys too many things to list. 

To learn more about "why" Gina created Owie BowWowie read Owie's story. 

Sandie Sternberg, Child Life Specialist

Sandie Sternberg, CCLS, CPE

Coordinator, Child Life Services

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA


Sandie has been a Certified Child Life Specialist for the past 30 years and has had the pleasure of providing support to children and teens to help them prepare for their medical experience. She has had extensive experience in the coordination and management of a variety of programs that offer health education, therapeutic play, developmental activities, and emotional support to minimize any psychological trauma, stress and anxiety associated with hospitalization. Sandie has provided grief and bereavement counseling for children and their families using excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills, making such a delicate time in their lives more peaceful. She has also been fortunate to recruit and train volunteers to assist in reaching programmatic goals and has had the unique opportunity to provide training for Emergency Medical Services, Fire and Law Enforcement personnel regarding helping children cope with trauma, stress, and loss. Sandie's interpersonal skills have afforded her the opportunity to create strong relationships with the surrounding community and successfully market programs to increase volunteers and financial support. 

Debbie Morgan, CPA

Deborah Morgan is the owner of Deborah A. Morgan, CPA, a tax and accounting firm that provides services to entrepreneurs, individuals, and non-profits. She consults regularly with her clients to help them understand their finances and taxes enabling them to reduce their tax liability. Her firm also provides bookkeeping and payroll services for business owners so they can work on what they do best.

Deborah is also an author and the name of her book is "I’ve Got a Business Now What?". It is an ideal book for business owners. Her book explains in an easy-to-read and understand format what all business owners need to know to keep their accounting and taxes straight. This book was written as a result of Deborah’s passion for helping business owners overcome their fears of dealing with their accounting and tax matters so they can focus on their passion – their own business. 

Deborah Morgan has been in the accounting field for over twenty-five years and has been a CPA for twelve years. She is married and has two grown sons. She’s involved in various local businesses and networking groups. She is also honored to be able to serve on the boards of several non-profits. She feels privileged to educate and work with so many wonderful people.

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