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Our Advisors 2019-01-04T20:42:27+00:00

MARK G. CONTRERAS

FOUNDER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mark Contreras is a widely-regarded executive with roughly 30 years in the media industry with experience as a chief executive officer, division head, educator and board director. He has also worked extensively with non-profit organizations and industry-related membership organizations.Mark Has an A.B. degree in History from The University of Chicago in 1984, and an MBA from The Harvard Business School in 1988.

Operations Advisors

SENIOR OPERATING ADVISOR

Dave Neill is president of DNCO LLC. Based in Naples Florida, DNCO is a media, communications, and business advisory firm.

SENIOR OPERATING ADVISOR

Marcia Smith is a technology executive with vast experience in many operational departments.

SENIOR OPERATING ADVISOR

John has over 40 years of experience providing leadership in project management, operations and general manager roles

Strategic Communications Advisors

SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS ADVISOR

Christopher J. Dunn is Executive Vice President and Partner at Conlon & Dunn Public Strategies, one of Illinois’ leading public affairs and government relations consulting firms.

SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS ADVISOR

Marty’s focus is on teaching students and consulting with brand stakeholders on building and strengthening brands by effectively connecting them with consumers and other critical audiences.

SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS ADVISOR

Drew Berry is the Emmy Award-winning President of Drew Berry & Associates, LLC, a media-consulting agency.

SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS ADVISOR

Felix Sanchez is a principal with Terra Strategies LLC, a government affairs and public relations firm in Washington, D.C.

Digital Media Advisors

SENIOR DIGITAL ADVISOR

Brendan Burns has spent over 20 years at leading media/technology, graphic arts and financial institutions.

SENIOR DIGITAL ADVISOR

Lisa is an eclectic blend of marketing, engineering, investing and project management, as well as of technology, manufacturing, finance and higher education.

SENIOR DIGITAL ADVISOR

Emily most recently headed up Strategic Partnerships for Calkins Digital, an award-winning start-up providing strategy and technology for mobile and Over-The-Top streaming video products to publishers and broadcasters across the U.S..

SENIOR DIGITAL ADVISOR

Fran Wills is a senior marketing and digital executive for media, technology and retail companies.

Talent Services

SENIOR TALENT SERVICES ADVISOR

Mike Shackleton is the founder and Managing Partner at Shackleton & Associates.  He has more than twenty years of experience consulting a broad range of industry leading clients.

Data Analytics

SENIOR DATA ANALYTICS ADVISOR

Jim York is a versatile leader with extensive experience and a unique combination of business, science and information technology leadership.

Legal Advisors

SENIOR LEGAL ADVISOR

Prior to working with Translation Right-Left, Mr. Stanback was Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs for Scripps Networks.

SENIOR LEGAL ADVISOR

Mr. Tierney has a broad background in commercial law, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance.

SENIOR LEGAL ADVISOR

Over the 28 years that he has practiced in Burlington, Brian has handled a wide variety of matters, including zoning, land use, Act 250 and Section 248a

Education Advisors

SENIOR EDUCATION ADVISOR

Nancy Dennis brings a socially conscious perspective, significant operational experience, and strategic leadership to the Relevant Strategy Media Group.

Research Advisors

SENIOR RESEARCH ADVISOR

Janet Larson is a Harvard MBA and market research expert with 20+ years experience helping clients gain insight on their most important business questions.