Our Team

Richard Miniter | CEO

Editorial writer and columnist at The Wall Street Journal in Brussels. An investigative reporter at The Sunday Times of London. Vice President at The Washington Times, where he helped lead the turnaround to profitability. CEO at American Media Institute, where he tripled revenue yearover- year for 4 years. Author of three Top- 10 New York Times bestsellers.

 

Paul Mansky | CFO

Senior Finance leadership within the technology sector, with an emphasis on SaaS as applied to artificial intelligence, content generation, and mobility. Experienced across FP&A, corporate development, and capital formation. Previously a top-ranked Senior Equity Research Analyst at investment banks including Citigroup, ThinkEquity Partners, and Canaccord Genuity.

 

JC Cadena | Director of Operations

Extensive experience managing sales, marketing, production teams in short deadline, with tight budget situations. Speaks Spanish fluently.

 

 

Chris Scott | Chief Information Security Officer

Certified Ethical Hacker. Expert in: Vulnerability Assessment, Wireless Network Security Assessments and Pentesting Social Engineering Telephony, onsite and remote pre-texting, spear phishing, Physical Security Assessments, Tailgating, lock picking, camera evasion,RFID Cloning, Badge creation. Also, a 3-time national Motorcross champion.

 

Brandon Teller | Lead Developer

Full-Stack Developer (Laravel, PHP, JS, HTML, Objective C, Swift, React Native, jQuery/Javascript). An experienced/ award-winning application and website designer with extensive experience in Sketch, Illustrator, and Photoshop.

 

 

Andre Johnson | VP, Distribution & Sales

A former Washington Post reporter, Johnson has a 17-year track record in building media distribution networks. At AMI, he grew its newspaper network from 20 outlets to 150 in three months. At UNS, he built the nation’s largest network of black newspapers and magazines in fewer than nine months.

 

 

Bob A. Turner | VP Legal Operations

Senior level negotiator at Computer Associates (Legent), Candle Corporation, SAS Institute, IBM and several start-up software companies.

 

Joseph Hammond | London Editor

A former Fulbright scholar, who is fluent in Arabic and Spanish, Hammond has written for news outlets across North America, Europe, and the Middle East.

 

 

Kathy McDonald | Senior Editor

More than 30 years of experience in news and politics.

 

J. Peder Zane | Senior Editor

A former New York Times Editor and journalism professor, Zane has more than three decades of editing experience.