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MIKE BLINDER
President

Mike is known nationally and internationally for his expertise in media, sales and marketing. As owner and manager of The Blinder Group performs training, designs sales programs and conducts seminars for clients all over the world. [ more ]
~ E-mail: mike@blindergroup.com


FRANK DORF
Senior Associate/Sales Trainer

Frank started working with local business owners in Sacramento, where he was a senior marketing executive at the Sacramento Bee, tasked with the development of the first interactive media sales solutions they provided. His success achieved him the honor of "Marketing Person of the Year." It was there that Frank quickly gained the reputation as a teacher and coach, helping the Sacramento business community grow using "new media" solutions. [ more ]
~ E-mail: frank@blindergroup.com


BOB KELLAGHER
Associate/Sales Trainer

Bob Kellagher is President and CEO of Burgundy Digital, a full service digital agency headquartered in Philadelphia. Local clients come to him for digital solutions that put them ahead of their competitors on Google and other Internet and mobile search platforms. [ more ]
~ E-mail: profit@blindergroup.com


GLORIA DE JESUS
Associate/Sales Trainer

Gloria De Jesus is an experienced sales professional who brings to the Blinder Group over 20 years of sales and marketing "street fighter" experience. Gloria has held numerous media sales and management positions including Regional Sales Director for Cox Interactive Media; as wells Director of Online Advertising for The Palm Beach Post. During her tenure with the Post she assisted in doubling their digital revenue in just 18-months. [ more ]
~ E-mail: profit@blindergroup.com


MARK CORBETT
Associate/Sales Trainer

Mark Corbett’s strategic ability to shape new digital solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) coupled with his natural sales skills, enables him to successfully conceptualize and execute new product launches that generate new revenue streams and measurable ROI for Blinder Group clients. Through his career with Gannett and the New York Times Company, Mark has created programs to increase sales and new accounts through development of various media programs and client needs-based digital solutions. [ more ]
~ E-mail: profit@blindergroup.com


KEVIN McCRUDDEN
Consultant

Kevin has a broad-based background in sales, marketing, advertising, media convergence, Internet E-commerce, management, leadership and sports. He has conducted sales, management, leadership and motivational programs from Seattle, WA to Miami, Fl and Boston, MA to San Diego, CA. He has provided motivational programs for management, sales, youth, college and professional sports teams. Kevin also spent years as a media sales trainer, having recently been in charge of advertising sales training for New York's Newsday and the St. Petersburg (FL) Times. Kevin was also a lead multimedia sales trainer for Promax, an industry leading sales development firm. [ more ]
~ E-mail: kevin@blindergroup.com


JENNIFER REICHEL
Business Manager
E-mail: office@blindergroup.com

KATHY JUNGJOHANN
Creative Director
Kathy Jungjohann is an award-winning newspaper and magazine art director, who now plies her craft on the Web. She is also creative director of OperaWeb.com, a division of the Blinder Group. She has designed news sites for MaineToday.com, as well as the weekly entertainment section of the Portland Press Herald. Prior to moving to Maine, Kathy's career as a publications designer included positions as Art Director of Regardie's magazine, of the Health and Science section of the Washington Post, and of the Baltimore Sun Sunday Magazine. She has won several national awards for her art direction and illustration.
~ E-mail: kathy@blindergroup.com

TREVOR JENNINGS
Systems Consultant
~ E-mail: trevor@blindergroup.com


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Tampa Offices: 19606 Eagle Crest Drive
Lutz, FL 33549 USA
(727) 847-2464 ~ (727) 499-7410 (fax)
profit@blindergroup.com


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"Not only did they assist in crafting the offering, but the '4-legged' calls they performed with our reps proved to be most successful in getting our traditional sales reps 'on board' with the program. Even after the Blinder Group left we continued to make sales, reached our goal and signed contracts for over $100,000 in new, local classified-based revenue."
  Mayer Maloney, Publisher
  Bloomington (IN) Herald-Times


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"Your presentation was terrific and very well received by everyone present!"
  Steve Sullivan
  VP Newspaper Operations
  Scripps


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"What Mike's program did was 'teach us how to fish' resulting in our salespeople feeling empowered to present Web and newspaper products together. He got down in the 'trenches,' going out on calls, showing them how to do it. In just a week we had over $20,000 of NEW MONEY on the books!"
  George Colman
  Ad Director
  Kingsport Times News