Our Team

Alec O'Dell
Alec O'Dell Media & Events Producer Based in Chicago, Alec applies his production wizardry towards SMG's outstanding digital event operations.
Anastasia Palonik
Anastasia Palonik Sr. Campaigns Manager Based in Poland, Anastasia focuses on the flawless execution of SMG's performance marketing campaigns.
Andie Burjek Research Editor Based in Chicago, Andie creates editorial and client-driven research reports and communications for SMG.
Andrew Macaulay
Andrew Macaulay SVP of Sales Based in Boston, Andrew leads SMG's Sales team and owns our Eastern sales region, including EMEA.
Andrew Zolotukhin Sr. Software Engineer Based in Ukraine, Andrew is a senior software engineer and marketing technologist with more than 15 years of experience.
Ann Dalsin, Esquire
Ann Dalsin, Esq. Corporate Counsel Based in San Francisco, Ann serves as SMG's corporate counsel and as advisor to the CEO.
April Owens
April Owens Finance & Operations Manager Based in Kansas City, April keeps SMG's operational and financial ducks in a row.
Aron Chorley Marketing Associate Based in the UK, Aron assists SMG's Field Marketing team with all around event marketing efforts and creative requirements.
Ashley OBryan
Ashley OBryan Sr. Account Director, Conference Sponsorships Based in Budapest, Ashley oversees SMG's conference sponsorship programs and client success.
Brenda Farias Event Operations Specialist Based in sunny Phoenix, AZ, Brenda creates organized beauty from unruly chaos, managing event, speaker, platform and client logistics.
Brice Dunwoodie Founder, CEO Based in San Francisco, Brice is focused on SMG's growth, culture, content quality and member experience.
Daniella Weinberg
Daniella Weinberg Director of Sales, Mid-West, N-West Based in New Jersey, Daniella focuses on client success for a select set of SMG accounts.
David Roe
David Roe Staff Reporter Based in Paris, David covers a broad range of Digital Workplace and Information Management topics for SMG.
Derek Graham
Derek Graham VP of Sales, California/West Coast Based in Newport Beach, Calif., Derek oversees SMG's Western and APAC sales territories.
Dom Nicastro
Dom Nicastro Managing Editor, CMSWire Based in Boston, Dom leads CMSWire's daily publishing operations, including the CMSWire contributor program.
Drew Ianni
Drew Ianni Chief Content Officer Based in New York, Drew leads SMG's conference programming and works closely with SMG's editorial teams on coverage priorities.
Dylan Wright
Dylan Wright Chief Operating Officer Based in Chicago, Dylan oversees SMG’s day-to-day operations, marketing and creative efforts.
Elijah Bacerra
Elijah Bacerra Assoc. Manager, Marketing Programs Based in Chicago, Elijah supports SMG's client-driven performance marketing programs.
Grace Ricafranca
Grace Ricafranca Marketing Operations Specialist Based in Manila, Grace oversees SMG's data quality processes and campaign workflows.
Haley Bischof VP of Growth Based in Seattle, Haley leads SMG's membership, events, and audience growth marketing programs.
Jackie Wildermuth
Jackie Wildermuth Associate Account Manager Based in Chicago, Jackie cultivates client success in SMG's Western and APAC territories.
Jared Hornsby Event Production Specialist Based in Atlanta, Jared brings creativity and production experience to SMG's webinars and conferences.
Jessica Chang Principal Graphic Designer Based in Los Angeles, Jessica manages graphic design for SMG’s internal and client-driven research projects.
Kathryn Woodworth
Kathryn Woodworth Marketing Programs Manager Based in San Francisco, Kathryn leads the success of SMG's research, webinars and related programs.
Malik Drake Social Media Specialist Based in Atlanta, Malik is focused on driving growth and engagement for SMG's social media accounts.
Marissa Begin Program Manager, Events

Based in North Carolina, Marissa combines her love for people and events by overseeing all aspects of content and speaker management.

Michael Tarapchak Events Operations Coordinator Based in Pennsylvania, Michael is the magician behind the curtains. Seamlessly handling sponsor, speaker, and client logistics, Michael helps keep timelines on track with the precision of a watchmaker.
Michelle Hawley Senior Editor Based in Pennsylvania, Michelle Hawley is senior editor and writer for CMSWire.
Mike Duncan
Mike Duncan CFO Based in Virginia, Mike serves as SMG's Chief Financial Officer and as advisor to the CEO.
Nadia Kozakova QA Specialist Based in Ukraine, Nadia leads our quality assurance efforts across all of our sites, apps, and platforms.
Nidhi Madhavan Research Editor Based in Chicago, Nidhi supports SMG’s research practice by producing both editorial and client-driven reports and communications.
Olivia Khligh Business Development Representative Based in Chicago, Olivia cultivates client success in SMG's Western and APAC territories for our digital workplace business.
Olivia Maietta Business Development Representative

Based in Boston, MA Olivia cultivates client success in SMG's East and Midwest territories.

Renata Sandor
Renata Sandor Assoc. Director, Performance Marketing Based in Zurich, Switzerland, Renata oversees SMG's client-driven performance marketing programs.
Rich Hein
Rich Hein Editor in Chief, CMSWire From the beach in Florida, Rich leads CMSWire editorial strategy and operations.
Sarah Butkovic Editorial Producer

Based in Chicago, Sarah leads outreach for the Reworked and CMSWire contributor community.

Sarah Kimmel
Sarah Kimmel VP of Research Based in Chicago, Sarah leads SMG's internal and client-driven research practice.
Sarah Demske
Sarah Lebel VP, Member Experience Based in Atlanta, Sarah owns SMG's member experience and the related digital infrastructure.
Seamus McAteer
Seamus McAteer Strategic Advisor Based in San Francisco, Seamus serves as a strategic advisor to SMG's CEO.
Sheryl Hodge Editorial Assistant Based in Massachusetts, Sheryl supports editorial operations across CMSWire and Reworked and keeps our publishing processes running smoothly.
Fagan Siobhan
Siobhan Fagan Editor in Chief, Reworked Based in New York City, Siobhan leads Reworked editorial content strategy and production and SMG’s modern workplace information services.
Susan Islam Marketing Intern Based in Texas, Susan applies her editing skills to create engaging video content for Simpler Media Group and assists in the development of strategic promotional partnerships.
Tim Harnett
Tim Harnett Sr. Manager, Content & Research Based in Vancouver, Canada, Tim leads the production of SMG's internal reports and client-driven content projects.
Tim Walsh Business Development Representative Based in New Jersey, Tim cultivates client success in SMG's conference sponsorship programs.
Tom Perlee Delegate Experience Lead Based in Fayetteville, Georgia, Tom cultivates relationships and overall conference experience for CONNECT delegates.