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.
Alex Arefyeu Digital Marketing Manager Based in Portugal, Alex focuses on the strategic and tactical creation, execution and optimization of SMG’s online marketing campaigns.
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.
Daria Goroshko Digital Marketing Manager Based in Indonesia, Daria focuses on optimization of SMG’s online marketing campaigns, web analysis and webinars planning.
David Roe
David Roe Staff Reporter Based in Paris, France, 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.
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 Marketing Operations Specialist 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.
Holden Madison
Holden Madison Business Development Representative Based in Alexandria, VA, Holden cultivates client success in SMG's East and Midwest territories.
Jackie Wildermuth
Jackie Wildermuth Associate Account Manager Based in Chicago, Jackie cultivates client success in SMG's Western and APAC territories.
Jennifer Torres Reporter, CMSWire Based in Indialantic, Fla., Jennifer is a journalist who covers customer experience for CMSWire.
Jessica Chang Principal Graphic Designer Based in Los Angeles, Jessica manages graphic design for SMG’s internal and client-driven research projects.
Jordan Maloney Business Development Representative Based in Atlanta, Jordan cultivates client success in SMG's midwest and east coast territories.
Kathryn Woodworth
Kathryn Woodworth Marketing Programs Manager Based in San Francisco, Kathryn leads the success of SMG's research, webinars and related programs.
Lyndsay Del Bello
Lyndsay Del Bello VP, Field Marketing Based in Cleveland, Lyndsay leads SMG's field marketing efforts and drives the commercial success of our events products.
Malik Drake Social Media Specialist Based in Atlanta, Malik is focused on driving growth and engagement for SMG's social media accounts.
Michelle Egner
Michelle Egner Sr. Director, Events Based in Chicago, Michelle leads SMG's events business, creating a new generation of hybrid physical, digital experiences.
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.
Natalie Jeday
Natalie Jeday Directrice Artistique Based in San Francisco, Natalie is SMG's manager of visual wow and the one who makes us all look (so much) better.
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.
Renata Sandor
Renata Sandor Marketing Programs Manager 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.
Robert Avdeev Media Specialist Based in Eastern Europe, Robert is focused on the flawless execution of SMG's paid media campaigns.
Sarah Kimmel
Sarah Kimmel VP of Research Based in Chicago, Sarah leads SMG's internal and client-driven research practice.
Sarah Demske
Sarah Lebel Sr. Director, Performance Marketing Based in Atlanta, Sarah oversees SMG's client-driven marketing and media programs.
Seamus McAteer
Seamus McAteer Strategic Advisor Based in San Francisco, Seamus serves as a strategic advisor to SMG's CEO.
Sheryl Hodge Assistant Managing Editor 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.