David G. Bradley
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.
President, Atlantic Media
Michael serves as President of Atlantic Media and coordinates strategy, operations and growth initiatives across the company. Previously, Michael served as COO, 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.
Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel
Aretae Wyler is the Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel 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.
SVP, Global Communications & External Relations
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.