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Meet the Team

The Bold Business team brings together leaders with years of industry experience in media, publishing, editing and marketing expertise. Surrounded by a team of writers, editors, web developers, designers, project managers, subject matter experts and industry partners, Bold Business has all the support it needs to excel in the media world. The team not only delivers the best it can for Bold Business, but also helps other businesses to achieve the same kind of visibility and performance with a variety of digital marketing services.

EDWARD KOPKO
CEO & Publisher  

ED KOPKO

CEO & Publisher

  

Edward Kopko

Ed has managed over $6 billion dollars of client engagements in over 40 countries during his career. Prior to Bold Business, Ed served as Chairman and CEO of publicly traded Butler International for 23 years. Butler served a wide array of industries worldwide with many sophisticated turnkey assignments. A prolific writer and commentator, he also served as the publisher of Chief Executive Magazines, and has written for the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and many more media outlets. He has also appeared on CNBC, Fox, MSNBC and other venues. Ed is a graduate from Columbia University with a Masters in Economics.

John Miles

JOHN MILES
EVP & Associate Publisher
 

JOHN MILES

EVP & Associate Publisher

  

John Miles

Brings visionary leadership style and talent as an international speaker to Bold Business. He is best known for his experience and knowledge regarding digital media and technology, business intelligence, innovation, and block chain. John headed digital strategy at Catalina Marketing as CTO and global head of operations and currently leads tech, healthcare and media investments at Virgo Investment Group, and has built the number one social brand at Dell as CIO. Miles is active on Twitter, has been published in a variety of media, and has delivered Key Notes at venues such as SalesForce’s DreamForce Conference and Oracle Open World.

Dawna Stone

DAWNA STONE
Senior Vice President
 

DAWNA STONE

SVP and President of Project Bold Business

  

Dawna Stone

Dawna is an author of 8 books, entrepreneur and motivational speaker. Dawna believes her Wall Street finance experience and Fortune 500 consulting background catapulted her entrepreneurial success. Dawna launched the award-winning national magazine, Women’s Running, in 2004 and the Women’s Half Marathon Series in 2009. She sold both companies in 2012. Dawna appears regularly on TV and has been on The Today Show, MARTHA, MSNBC and news programs on NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX.  She hosted her own radio show on Sirius Satellite Radio and regularly writes for popular magazines and websites. Dawna is also a highly sought after speaker and has done speaking engagements for Chobani yogurt, American Heart Association, Mass Mutual, Wharton Business School, Women’s Entertainment Television, the PGA Tour, Disney, Super Bowl Leadership Forum, Susan G. Komen and many more. Dawna has an undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley and an MBA from the Anderson School of Business at UCLA.

Jim Floody

JIM FLOODY
Senior Vice President  

JIM FLOODY

Senior Vice President

  

Jim Floody

Jim brings over 20 years of marketing, marketing technology and information systems experience to Bold Business. Jim was previously Director of Digital Marketing at Nicopure Labs where he managed all of the company’s digital channels, and developed and implemented digital strategies. Prior to this role, he was a Director of Marketing Systems and Applications at Bisk Education, providing strategic and operational leadership to the company’s 140-person team of marketers. Jim was also Vice President of Marketing at Butler International with oversight of both the company’s marketing and those of Chief Executive magazine.

George Georgiou

George Georgiou

Senior Vice President

Ken Meek

Ken Meek

VP of Solutions

Mike Strobo

Mike Strobo

SVP of Client Services

Ryan Mamalateo

Client Services Manager

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Frances Beldia

Content Manager

Liz Micik

Liz Micik

SEO Specialist

Jennifer Merrigan

Jennifer Merrigan

Digital Marketing Manager

Staff Writers

Patrick Williams

Anne Cruz

Ana Kimball

Imee Malabonga

Cheri Minckler

Nikki Heerschap

Clare Hormachuelos

Clare Hormachuelos

Max Davis

Nathan Kay

Kemille Fronda

Kemille Fronda

Barbara Edwards

Paula Kent

Graphics

Ryan Usman

Ryan Usman

Cristine Lim

Cristine Lim

Christian Lucena

Christian Ray Lucena

Cristian Hipolito

Video Production

Jamelle Catapusan

Jamelle Catapusan

Julius Labalan

Julius Labalan

Ramon Elloran

Ramon Elloran

Jeremy Feria

Jeremy Feria

Joseph Garcia

Criselda Sorrera

Videographers

Jon Strauss

Will Linthicum

Will Linthicum

Technology

Marlon Aromin

Marlon Aromin

Christine Sese

Christine Sese

Winston Alcantara

Winston Alcantara

Cristina de Lima

Cristina De Lima

Evelyn Dador

     Evelyn Dador

Joy Clarin

Joefrenette Joy Clarin

Kristian Cabading

Melissa Sabate