Executive Team

Theresa FreeburgTerry Freeburg
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer

As COO and CFO, Terry oversees all day-to-day operations of Advantage Business Media including Publishing Management, Finance, Digital/IT Development, Audience Development, and Human Resources. 

Terry began her career in publishing in 1984 with Murdoch Magazines’ travel and aviation groups. She followed the sale of Murdoch’s travel group to Reed Elsevier, where she held a series of financial management positions before being named Director of Financial Operations. With Reed Elsevier’s sale of the travel group to NorthStar Travel Media in 2001, Terry was promoted to VP of Finance. She joined Reed New Products (Advantage) in 2003.

George FoxGeorge Fox
President

George directs sales and content development for the Design and Communications Group brands. Throughout his publishing career, George has worked with prominent media groups including Cahners Business Information, Reed Business Information, and Cygnus Business Media. While at Cahners, and later at Reed, he became Vice President of Business Development and a member of the Senior Management Team. At Cygnus Business Media, he served as Executive Vice President.

 

 

Prescott ShiblesPrescott Shibles
Chief Digital Officer & Chief Marketing Officer

Prescott creates the vision for our digital solutions as well as our marketing efforts that meets the needs of ABM's 19 brands. He is working to architect a product roadmap, ensuring alignment against corporate strategic goals and will have daily interaction across sales, content and marketing.

Prescott was named to min's 2007 digital hot list for his innovative work as VP of New Media for Penton Media. Prior to his position at Penton Media, he served as Vice President of New Media for Prism Business Media, Primedia Business, and Intertec Publishing. Prescott's digital skills were honed at About.com, where he worked as an Editor as well as B2B Product Manager for Sprinks, a product that beat Google to the contextual advertising market, and Luna, one of the Internet's first ad networks.

Tom LynchTom Lynch
Vice President of Sales

Tom directs sales and content development for the Manufacturing and Science Group  brands. Tom has extensive publishing and sales experience in many markets. Prior to joining the company in 2006, Tom was Group Publisher of Cygnus Business Media's Transportation Group. At Cygnus, he successfully led several publications to double digit growth and received Cygnus's 2005 Sales Award. Lynch began his publishing sales career at Johnson Hill Press' classified division in 1995.

 

 

Suzanne FouldsSusanne Foulds
Vice President, Human Resources

As Vice President of Human Resources for Advantage Business Media, Susanne is responsible for overseeing HR Operations and Benefits for employees in 14 states across the nation including managing staffing, recruitment, compensation, payroll, employee relations, professional development along with 401K administration.

Foulds joined the company in 1999 as a Senior Director, Human Resources. She holds an MS in Human Organizational Science from Villanova University along with a PHR certification from the HR Certification Institute Society. Foulds was a finalist in the American Business Media 2007 HR Executive of The Year Award.