AAM Welcomes 1 New Director; Re-Elects 12 Others

October 20, 2020


During AAM’s recent annual business meeting, the results of the director elections were announced including the election of a new director representing U.S. news media.


Kevin Denny, Vice President, Consumer Revenue, Advance Local

Kevin Denny, Advance Local

Kevin Denny is the vice president of consumer revenue for Advance Local where he leads print and digital consumer revenue efforts and circulation operations. 

Denny has been with Advance Local for 24 years. Much of his time was spent at The Oregonian where he started as circulation director and later became vice president of circulation and operations. He left Oregon to become Advance Local’s southeast division general manager where he oversaw operations for Alabama, Louisiana and Oregon. Prior to joining Advance Local, Denny spent 11 years with Gannett and five years with his hometown newspaper in McMinnville, Ore.

Denny and his wife, Tammy, live in Birmingham, Ala. Outside of work, he enjoys getting outdoors to hike, camp or just wander.


2021 Board Officers and Re-Elections

The following individuals were re-elected to the AAM board and will serve two-year terms:


  • Eric O’Connor, CVS Health
  • Cheryl Sone, Ulta Beauty

Advertising Agencies

  • Christopher Black, Publicis Groupe
  • Jeanne Finegan, HF Media, LLC
  • Karen Finelli, Zenithmedia
  • Kathy Heatley, Starcom Worldwide
  • Steve Mueller, NSA Media

B2B Media

  • Rosheen O’Donovan, American City Business Journals

Magazine Media

  • Bonnie Kintzer, Trusted Media Brands
  • Doug Olson, Meredith Magazines & National Media Group
  • Monica Ray, Condé Nast

News Media

  • Jerry Hill, Gannett Publishing

The following individuals were also elected officers of the board:

2021 AAM Board of Directors Officers

  • Chairman: Chris Black, Publicis Groupe
  • Vice Chair: Scott Kruse, GroupM; Dan Schaub, The McClatchy Company; Phillip Crawley, The Globe and Mail; and Cheryl Sone, Ulta Beauty
  • Secretary: Steve Mueller, NSA Media
  • Treasurer: Rosheen O’Donovan, American City Business Journals

Visit AAM’s website for a full list of directors.

Learn more about AAM’s annual business meeting by reading the recap.


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