Lou Capozzi formerly served as chairperson of the MSL Group, one of the world’s largest public relations firms. He managed operations in 30 cities around the world. Earlier he was Chief Communications Officer at Aetna.

Lou holds a B.A. from NYU in journalism and marketing, and an MBA from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College. The author of two books on communication, he has taught in Master’s Degree programs at both New York University and The University of Oregon.

In the community, Lou is a board member of the St. Charles Foundation and City Club of Central Oregon. He also has also served on several Bend and Central Oregon government committees.

Why I Serve…

“Bend’s growing fast — expecting 50,000 more people in the next ten years. And the population of older adults is growing faster than the average. As Baby Boomers like me age, the services and advice from the Council On Aging become even more important to our community.”