Meet the Team
Greg Schneider is a co-founder of 3BL Media and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Prior to founding 3BL Media, Greg was the COO of a news distribution service focused on corporate responsibility. In recognition of the obvious evolution of communications technologies and the expanding global interest in CSR and sustainability, Greg, along with some friends and colleagues left their jobs to start 3BL Media. Prior to his five years running the newswire service, Greg built a number of different service organizations geared for small businesses. Greg has a degree in Philosophy and a MS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He likes coffee, The Dead, kayaking, reading and spending time outdoors.
Cindy Esposito Schneider is a co-founder of 3BL Media. She is responsible for the oversight of Operations and Media Consulting. Prior to co-founding 3BL Media, Cindy held various senior management positions in the communications and technology fields. In these roles, she worked with hundreds of for-profit and non-profit organizations to guide and assist them with their CSR outreach strategies. Cindy graduated from Bay Path College with a BS in Business Management. Cindy has been a frequent volunteer at local animal shelters and serves on the Board of Directors of The Breast Form Fund in Northampton, MA. When not curled up with a good book and hot chocolate, Cindy is training for her next half-marathon.
Doug Fulton is a co-founder of 3BL Media and 3BL Media’s Chief Tech geek. Doug has been developing and deploying strategic internet applications for over 20 years. As a longtime student of Economics, Doug has long been convinced that business grounded in social and environmental values is the vehicle for not only more satisfying, but also more productive work. Doug holds a BA from Harvard and a MSc from the London School of Economics. When not buried in a computer, Doug can often be found on the B-Ball court, biking alongside the Connecticut River or vegan noshing with his family.
Doug (Reggie) Sayers, is a co-founder of 3BL Media and is responsible for all things tech. Reggie was the IT director at an online news company prior to joining 3BL Media. When he is not writing code or administering systems and servers, Reggie remains hidden beneath his Boston Red Sox cap which it seems he never removes. Reggie plays rhythm guitar for Fear of Ducks and dreams of one day owning a banjo.
John Howell is a co-founder and the Editorial Director for 3BL Media. He oversees all original content procurement and creation. He is also the principal of Greenland Inc., which advises on media strategy and communications, new media, and branding and marketing for new campaigns, products, and multi-platform media initiatives. As a publisher-editor-writer, John has worked extensively with a variety of popular magazines and is a frequent contributing writer and blogger. He is an avid reader and music lover and is currently helping to guide the Delta Blues Museum through a re-branding initiative. John lives in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
Meet the Team
Karen Ammann rounds out the Media Consultant team from Philadelphia. She joined 3BL Media after eight years working at non-profits in community relations and fundraising capacities. Karen works to help 3BL Media clients keep their overall content distribution strategies vibrant and relevant with all the robust tools 3BL Media has available. She authors our Pro-Tips client newsletter and is our in-house graphics whiz.
Karen holds a BA in Social Thought and Political Economics and Italian Studies from UMass Amherst. Outside of CSR, she keeps busy trying to exhaust her two dogs, enjoying her new city, Philadelphia, digging in the garden and volunteering to support access to healthy food in all of Philly's neighborhoods.
Leslie O’Donnell spent over eleven years working with customers in niche online communities. She has spent her time in the fields of online healthcare and more recently corporate responsibility education and outreach. As a 3BL Senior Media Consultant, Leslie counsels organizations about the most effective way to use both traditional and cutting edge tools to tell their CSR stories. She holds a BA in education with additional concentration in computer science. Leslie and her husband, Rich, have two daughters, Lauren and Lindsay.
Jon is the Director of Business Development at 3BL Media where he is responsible for identifying new business opportunities for the company. Prior to 3BL Media, Jon was CEO of SHRINK NY, a virtual advertising agency offering best-in-breed talent to a variety of businesses including HYDRIVE Energy Drinks and Cablevision. Jon grew up in the advertising business in NYC working at highly respected creative agencies, Chiat/Day and Margeotes, Fertitta + Partner. There, he handled the advertising and communication needs for businesses and not-for-profit organizations including, the NYNEX Yellow Pages, New York Life Insurance Company, New York Stock Exchange, National Football League, Partnership for a Drug-Free America, and the Anti-Defamation League from whom Jon received a distinguished community service award in 2005. Jon has a BS degree in Mass Communications from Boston University's College of Communication. He loves good ads, enjoys spending time with his kids, and is working hard to get that first, ever-elusive hole-in-one.
Kate Zanetta is a member of the Media Consultant team. She helps clients develop content distribution strategies and advises them on the most effective ways to develop and promote their CSR stories using new and traditional media.
Kate holds a BA in Women’s Studies from Smith College and an MS in Public Affairs from the University of Massachusetts Boston. She enjoys vermicomposting and the garden she had to start to justify the vermicomposting.
Lauren Kochanek is a media consultant for 3BL Media, where she specializes in social media strategy and distribution. She holds a BA in psychology from Western New England University. Lauren enjoys running, coffee, and a night spent curled up with Netflix.
Robin is Business Development Director for 3BL Media. She is responsible for introducing 3BL Media content distribution services to prospective clients. Prior to 3BL Media, Robin worked in business development and integrated media sales for national publishing companies including Ziff Davis Media, International Data Group, Summit Business Media with clients in banking, financial software, legal and legal software, technology and their respective advertising agencies. Robin has a BS degree in Economics from Russell Sage College/Sage Colleges. After many years in sunny Southern California, Robin has returned to her roots in Western MA and spends her free time updating her 1950s ranch style home and socializing with family. Robin is an animal lover and advocate and lives with two furry felines that keep life interesting, to say the least.
With over a decade in the newswire industry, Linda understands our clients' goals and needs in communicating their messages to the world. She's had the privilege of working with major private and public corporations across all industries. She also has loved her work at NPR and PBS stations, museums and community television organizations. Her interests include herding sheep with her border collie Roxie, learning new skills as a volunteer firefighter and repurposing fabrics into sewn art.
Rachael Mason is a Media Consultant for 3BL Media, where she works with clients to develop their content distribution strategies to ensure their news reaches target audiences. Rachael holds a MS in Communications and Information Management from Bay Path College and a BS in Business Management from Westfield State University. Rachael resides in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Katie Buckland, rounds out the 3BL Media sales team. She brings a great deal of energy and enthusiasm to the team all the way from Texas. She holds a BA in Government from the University of Texas at Austin and has a background in public policy, nonprofit fundraising and internal corporate responsibility. Batman, NYC, sunglasses and anything tex mex are the little things that make her happy.
Henry Frechette is 3BL Media's Director of Distribution and oversees the growth and reach of 3BL Media's distribution network. Before joining 3BL Media, Henry received his MA in the Humanities from the University of Chicago and worked for several large nonprofits and a sustainability consulting company. He is a firm believer that the internet can be a powerful tool for good as well as a complete waste of time, and he has dedicated his career to helping anyone that will listen to understand the difference. When not sitting at his computer, Henry often finds himself wishing he were sitting at his computer... or drinking hot chocolate at Angeline's.
Sagar Tambe is a Project manager of 3BL Media’s technology team in India. He is responsible for product delivery management and has been the lead for Justmeans.com during the past four years. Sagar holds a Masters in Computer Management from Pune University. In his free time he likes to play and watch cricket, watch movies and spend time with his family and friends.