CommPRO.biz: It’s All About Teamwork…
“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” So said, basketball great Michael Jordan, who led the Chicago Bulls to six championships.
We at CommPRO.biz are striving to be the best in delivering news, ideas and insights that help you, our readers, do a better job. We do that by bringing together the leading minds of the communications business. We do that through our unique fully-converged platform which brings you content through a variety of media. We do it every day. And, since its founding by publisher Fay Shapiro some three years ago, CommPRO.biz has gained a considerable degree of respect and support from the global communications community.
To be the best, we have taken Mr. Jordan’s advice to heart by building a great team, a team that is guided by intelligence and motivated by success.
Joining CommPRO.biz as chairman and chief marketing officer is Michael Terpin. A veteran of the communications business, Mr. Terpin has founded numerous media and marketing companies. He founded Internet Wire, the PR industry’s first Internet-based press release distribution platform, which evolved into Marketwired, the world’s third largest newswire. He also started and sold The Terpin Group, a leading high-tech PR firm in the 1990s (now part of Financial Dynamics); co-founded DirectIPO, one of the first equity crowdfunding sites; and founded SocialRadius, one of that nation’s first social media marketing firms, recently named to the Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies in the US. Earlier this year, Terpin also co-founded BitAngels, the first global angel network for digital currency startups.
Also joining CommPRO.biz is Michael Shuler, who will serve as chief operating officer. Mr. Shuler is President and CEO of Middle Son Holdings, LLC, a holding company with ownership positions in a diversified portfolio of small businesses and investments in early stage startups. He brings extensive senior executive experience in sales and marketing, operations and project management with a focus on strategic planning, business development, operational infrastructure, budgeting and bottom-line P&L responsibilities.
In addition to co-founding Market Wire, Mr. Shuler has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility including serving as senior vice president of eNR where he managed specialized PR services designed to create customized messaging targeted to local media on behalf of companies with multiple locations.
Terpin and Shuler join Bruce Merchant, CommPRO.biz’s editorial director. Mr. Merchant is a dynamic, progressive and results driven senior executive with an exemplary background of leading critical business units to achieve operational excellence. Driven to succeed, energetic and confident, visionary, solutions oriented, acknowledged for conceiving and executing unique strategies to streamline operations, enhance revenue, and extend global reach and productivity. His experience includes executive level positions with eNR Services where he served as chairman, Burrelle’s Information Services where he was executive vice president and Bozell Worldwide where he was a senior partner.
As CommPRO.biz begins a new phase in its growth, we do so with an experienced leadership team. Through their guidance and wisdom, CommPRO.biz will continue to develop ways to better serve the ever-changing needs of our readers.
Your continued support is greatly appreciated.