Committee Members

Accounting
The Accounting Standards Committee maintains contact with FASB, AICPA and other standards-setting organizations and reviews how their actions impact the industry.

Chair: Suzanne Tuxill, Salem Media
Maureen DeCicco, WithumSmith + Brown PC
Dan Drobac, PwC
Gina Gin, PwC
Matt Askins, EY

Kimberly Randolph, Stout Risius Ross
Michael Ruggiero, ATV Broadcast LLC
Thomas Twedt, Cooley LLP
Mike Zima, Gray Television

Jamie Grande, Staff Liaison

BCCA
The BCCA Committee supports the board of directors of BCCA, and the members of the advisory board of that corporation, as elected in accordance with its bylaws.

Chair: Scott Jenkins, ABC/ESPN/Disney Worldwide Services
Pam D’Elia, Cox Reps/Gamut
Jim Deak, The E. W. Scripps Company

Felicia Hawkins, Raycom Media
Edward Mockus, Scripps Networks Interactive

Robert Rollins, Raycom Media
Sherry Spivey, Raycom Media

Dee Stevenson, Gray Telelvision
Eileen Sweeney, Outbrain
Alicia Suarez, ION Media

Jamie Grande, Staff Liaison
Arcelia Pimentel, Staff Liaison


Cable
The Cable Committee’s purpose is to promote the interaction and education of financial managers or cable operations and the cable programming communities.

Co-Chair: John Giraldo, WME-IMG
Co-Chair: Roger Hiles, Turner
Stuart Benson, A+E Networks
Napo Delinia, Cox Reps
Matt Deprey, Discovery Communications
Jana Fay, C-Span
Brian Ignatowski, ESPN/Disney
Tanvi Kweera, RSG Media Systems
Bruce Lazarus, Media Audits International
Gregory Lytkowski, Turner
Brad D. Meister, Fox Cable Networks LLC
Kimberly D. Phillips, ESPN
Patrick A. Schulze, Disney Worldwide/ESPN
Daniella Singer, RSG Media Systems
Brenda J. Soto Saez, Crown Media Holdings
Susan Whelan, BroadView Software
Amy Schutz, Staff Liaison

Interactive & Digital Media
The Interactive & Digital Media Committee provides and educates MFM members with timely information about emerging digital media delivery systems as well as about industry software solutions.

Chair: Robin Szabo, Szabo Associates Inc.
Co-chair: Shane Turner, Turner
Nick Johnson, WBNS-TV

Kaila D. Mitchell, WTVD-TV/ABC/Disney
Tim Pecaro, Bond & Pecaro, Inc.
Alex Price, BH Media Group
Deanna Osborne, The E.W. Scripps Company
Eivind Sandstrand, Consultant
Patrick Schulze, Disney Financial Services/ESPN
Tim Swift, Bonneville
Jamie Grande, Staff Liaison

Membership Marketing, Promotions & Services
The Membership, Marketing and Promotion/ Member Services Committee promotes MFM membership to television, radio and cable financial professionals as well as to associate members. This Committee also identifies and develops proposals for strategic alliances with corporate vendors to provide members with quality discounted programs and services, as well as evaluating existing member services and to create opportunities for additional membership value.

Chair: Jeana Stanley, Chair
Monique Alexander, Altus Global Trade Solutions
Ralph Bender, Manship Media
Cheryl Cowans, WXIA-TV/WATL-TV
Robert Damon, SFX Entertainment Inc.
Melody Darch, Cox Media Group
John Drain, Hearst Television
Laura Genette, Graham Media Group
Elaine Honold, Meredith Broadcasting
Tim Pecaro, Bond & Pecaro
Cindy Pekrul, Turner
Carmen Reyes, Turner
Dawn M. Sciarrino, Sciarrino & Shubert
Joey Soares, BH Media
Sherry Spivey, Raycom Media
Robin Szabo, Szabo Associates Inc.
John Zito, Harron Entertainment
Amy Schutz, Staff Liaison

Newspaper
The Newspaper Committee is a forum for issues facing the newsmedia industry.

Chair; Michael Lavey, Tribune Publishing
Robin Ashworth, The Tyler Paper
Mitchell Belitz, New York Times Co.
Ralph Bender, Manship Media
Renita Cox, The Advocate Messenger
Jennifer Ellmer, GateHouse Media  
Nick Goodman, Baker Tilly
Stephen Hall, GateHouse Media 
Michelle Harrington, Northern Michigan Review
Jeff Hood, Pioneer Newspapers
Ronald J. Lee, Wick Communications
Sarah Liebl, Harris Business Services
Shannon Rapert, A. H. Belo Corporation
Josh Rinehults, BH Media Group Inc.
John Sanders, Bond & Pecaro
David Schimmack, Szabo Associates
Stephen Stone, Morris Communications Co. LLC
Bill Waters, Swift Communications
Brandon Zarzana, Columbian
Robert Zikias, Cox Ohio Publishing
Michael Zinser, Zinser Law Firm, P.C.
Amy Schutz, Staff Liaison

Radio
The Radio Committee provides a forum for issues facing the radio industry and helps MFM serve that industry through education, instruction and communications.

Co-Chair: Melissa H. Mtchell, Bonneville Denver
Co-Chair: Robert M. Cole, Morgan Murphy Broadcast Group
Brant Boyington, Greater Media Inc
Maureen DeCicco, Withum Smith & Brown PC
Jasmin Dorismond, Lotus Communications
Frank Garcia, Grupo Radio Centro
Janet Hamm, Hall Communications Inc
Leslie Hartmann, Entercom Communications
Lynn Krueger, Midwest Communications
Alison Lichtbach, Bonneville International
Sam Millstone, Hubbard Radio
Alison Morris, The E.W. Scripps Company
Kent Nate, Bonneville International
Randy Neff, Szabo Associates Inc.
Clayton Nix, Cox Media Group
Edward Nolan, Greater Media Inc
Kimberly Randolph, Stout Risius Ross
Andrew M. Rosen, Miller Kaplan Arase & Co.
Dawn Sciarrino, Sciarrino & Shubert PLLC
Jeffrey T. Slivka, Regional Reps Corp
Sue Tuxill, Salem Media Group
Harry Vasels, South Central A/V
Alison J. Young, The E.W. Scripps Company
Amy Schutz, Staff Liaison

Tax Advisory
The Tax Committee serves as a watchdog for adverse tax legislation and actions by taxing bodies and analyzes possible impacts of such legislation or actions.

Chair: Keith Piper, Media General
Ralph Bender, Manship Media
Geoff Christian, CBIZ MHM, LLC
W. Ted Clark, BDO
Deborah Donaldson, Bonten Media Group Inc
Jeremy Ford, Silver Williams & Ford LLC
Mindy Greene, CBS Corporation
Louis Lazar, PwC
Eugene Levin, Entercom Communications
Kenneth R. Levine, Reed Smith
John S. McManus, Gannett Co.
Timothy Pecaro, Bond & Pecaro
Kimberly Randolph, Stout Risius Ross
Dean Rohrbaugh, (retired)
Pat Shanahan, Tribune Media Company
Jamie Grande, Staff Liaison

Television
The Television Committee educates members and the industry about television and cable television programming and technology and provides a forum for issues facing these industries.

Co-chair: Glenn Krieg, Morgan Murphy Media
Co-chair: Ed O’Connor, WTVD-TV
Trisha Allen, Gray Television
Delia Chavez, Manship Stations KRGV-TV
Nolan Childers, Szabo Associates Inc.
Carla A. Clark, Hubbard Broadcasting
Tracy Clark, Hearst Television Inc
Chris Dautel, WSBT-TV-AM/WNSN-FM
Napo Delinia, Cox Reps
Laura Genette, WKMG-TV
Ken Gladson, Meredith Broadcasting
Gary N. Hoipkemier, Schurz Communications
Paul Kelly, KTRK-TV ABC/Disney
Tanvi Kweera, RSG Media Systems
Lori LeBlanc, Meredith Broadcasting
Scott Moody, Bonten Media Group Inc.
Tim Mulvaney, Media General
Ron Owens, Evening Post Industries
Shawn Pack, Cox Media Group
Kimberly Randolph, Stout Risius Ross
Jeanna Stanley, Hearst Television
Alixandra Steier, TV Music License Committee
Richard Taub, Media Audits International
Carrie Wood, Media General
Amy Schutz, Staff Liaison

TFM Editorial Board
The Financial Manager Editorial Board works with the journal’s editor as well as with the other Committees to solicit stories of interest to members, to review articles submitted, and to provide editorial direction for the magazine.

John Sanders, Bond & Pecaro
Dawn Sciarrino, Sciarrino & Shubert PLLC
Meredith S. Senter, Lerman Senter
Sherry Spivey, Raycom Media
Robin Szabo, Szabo Associates Inc.
Thomas Twedt, Cooley LLP
Janet Stilson, TFM Editor
Jamie Grande, Staff Liaison

Young Professionals Group 

Co-Chair: Ana Townsend, Bonten Media Group
Co-Chair: Sean Reilly, Hearst Television
Ivonne Flores, Turner
Carrie Heffernan, Bonneville Seattle
Omar Hernandez, Cumulus Media
Nick Johnson, The Dispatch Printing Company
Tom Kalousek, Turner
Richard Mishra, Cox Media Group
Michelle Powell, Basys Processing
Jared Plost, Cox Media Group
Mike Posta, Turner
Andrew Stanforth, Cumulus Media
Kim Samuel, Cumulus Media
Brian Wilkinson, Captial City Press/The Advocate
Roger A. Hiles, Turner, Member Advisor
Mary Collins, Staff Liaison
Olivia Benish, Staff Liaison