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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

David G. Bradley

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David Bradley
Chairman, Owner

Before entering media, David founded and owned two (now public) research companies – The Advisory Board Company and The Corporate Executive Board Company. With 50,000 applicants each year, the enterprises are the largest employers of young professional talent in the Washington, D.C., area. During his early 20s, David was a Fulbright Scholar in the Philippines. He graduated from Swarthmore College, and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a J.D. from Georgetown University, and, more recently, an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Swarthmore. His board memberships include the Council on Foreign Relations, the New America Foundation, KIPP DC, Bridges of Understanding, and the Manila-based Child Protection Network.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Michael Finnegan

Michael Finnegan
Chief Operating Officer

Michael serves as Chief Operating Officer of Atlantic Media and coordinates strategy, operations and growth initiatives across the company.  Previously, Michael served as CFO and SVP of Business Development and joined the company as Director of Digital Business Development and Analytics in early 2011 to build a corporate center of excellence focused on using digital analytics, partnerships, and emerging technologies as levers for financial and audience growth.  Prior to his career in media, Michael spent 10 years as a management consultant with expertise in corporate growth and operations. He graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in economics and has an MBA from the university’s Darden School of Business.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Katherine Cusani-Visconti

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Katherine Cusani-Visconti
SVP, Culture and Talent

Katherine oversees the recruiting and development of talented individuals across the organization, and is responsible for the company’s approach to employee relations and company benefits. Before joining Atlantic Media in 2004, she was living in Chicago working for an educational nonprofit. Katherine graduated from Bates College with a B.A. in history and political science.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Aretae Wyler

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Aretae Wyler
General Counsel and Director, Corporate Operations

Aretae Wyler is the General Counsel and Director of Corporate Operations of Atlantic Media. Before joining Atlantic Media in January 2013, she practiced law at Williams & Connolly LLP and clerked for The Honorable Kenneth M. Karas of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. Aretae received her JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2007, and her BA from Georgetown University in English and Government in 2004.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Emily Lenzner

Emily Lenzner
VP, Global Communications

Emily oversees communications for all divisions of the company, including The Atlantic, National Journal Group, Quartz, Government Executive Media Group, Defense One, and Atlantic Media Strategies. Prior to joining Atlantic Media in 2013, Emily was a managing director for public affairs and political consulting firm SKDKnickerbocker, where she strategized and managed a variety of national media campaigns for various corporations and non-profit organizations. She spent six years as the executive director of communications for ABC News in Washington, managing PR for programs This Week with George Stephanopoulos and Nightline and the network’s political coverage.

Monday, December 3, 2012

John Fox Sullivan

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John Fox Sullivan
Publisher at Large

John first joined National Journal Group as Publisher in 1975, following a five-year career at Newsweek. Over the next several decades, John served as Publisher, President, and CEO. During this period, National Journal expanded, acquiring The Hotline, The Almanac of American Politics, and Government Executive, and created CongressDaily (now National Journal Daily). Following the acquisition of The Atlantic by David Bradley, John also served for many years as President and Group Publisher of The Atlantic as well as of Atlantic Media. Since 2010, John has also served as the Mayor of Washington, VA. He attended Yale University and Columbia Business School and has been on the Board of the National Archives, Arena Stage, and the Magazine Publishers of America.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Ron Brownstein

Ron Brownstein
Senior Editorial Director

Ron is in charge of long-term editorial strategy for Atlantic Media and coordinates political coverage and activities across the publications. Prior to joining the company, Brownstein was the National Affairs Columnist for the Los Angeles Times, where he served as the National Political Correspondent and author of the weekly Washington Outlook column. A two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of presidential campaigns, he also serves as a senior political analyst for CNN and appeared as a political analyst for ABC during the 2012 election. His sixth and most recent book,The Second Civil War: How Extreme Partisanship Has Paralyzed Washington and Polarized America, was published by Penguin in November 2007.