With over 25 years of experience in direct marketing, database management and audience segmentation, Alex is a proven leader, problem solver and data entrepreneur. With a unique creative vision of true omni-channel marketing strategies, he built world-class advertising solutions for Take 5’s Fortune 500 clientele and their agencies. He currently manages the company’s day-to-day operations across South Florida, New York and Atlanta and is responsible for growing Take 5’s strategic expansion into new data products and services.
Prior to co-founding Take 5, Alex was a VP of Sales at Equifax Marketing Services and prior to that, interactive products leader at FirstPop, a contextual ad pioneer. His sales career also includes 10 years of experience in international sales and market research. Alex is a graduate of Amherst College and University of Kentucky’s Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce.
When not engaged in day-to-day work at Take 5, Alex enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, traveling and experiencing new cultures.
Richard is an experienced sales and marketing executive, with 20+ years of experience in the financial, internet and direct mail industries. Prior to founding Take 5 Media Group, he was an Executive Vice President at Equifax, where he managed a team of 150 sales representatives.
Richard is a veteran of the investment industry, having spent 10 years with Morgan Stanley and Oppenheimer on Wall Street. He is responsible for Investor Performance, Take 5 Media Group’s financial vertical, offering marketing solutions to investor relations firms. Richard is a graduate of the New York University Stern School of Business.
Beth Meyer Jenkins
chief financial officer (CFO) / HR manager
Beth is responsible for Take 5 Media Group’s finance & administration including budgeting, forecasting, cash flow analysis, and financial statements. In addition to her responsibilities as CFO, Beth also manages the company’s HR department.
Beth has more than 20 years of senior financial management experience. She brings to her position a strong background in finance, business operations, cost analysis and reduction, budgeting, strategic planning, and human resource planning and management.
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chief revenue officer
Don has been with Take 5 Media Group since 2010. As chief revenue officer his responsibilities include the execution of plans for the company’s revenue objectives and growth as well as strategic account management. Don works closely with Take 5’s channel partners, enterprise clients and company reps who focus on those clients and prospects.
He is an experienced direct marketing professional with over 18 years of industry experience in sales, online marketing strategies and campaign management for a both top financial publishers and internet media companies.
vice president of sales
Mike joined Take 5 Media Group early in 2017 and is responsible for managing the sales initiatives at Take 5’s New York City office. Reporting directly to Don Morris, chief revenue officer, Mike brings to Take 5 more than 20 years of experience as a digital and media specialist with cutting-edge knowledge of technologies and ad tools, and developing multimedia campaigns for high-profile clients.
Prior to joining Take 5, Mike worked as a director for ABC/Disney Television Group, various ABC-owned television affiliates, and for various television sales departments for Tribune Company.
director of marketing and communications
John has been with Take 5 Media Group since June 2011 and is responsible for Take 5’s various internal and external communications such as press releases, newsletters, trade show organization and implementation, advertising, and managing marketing collateral and promotional materials.
Prior to joining Take 5 John was president & CEO of Centrack International, and prior to that, Competitive Food Systems. He holds an Honors B.A. with degrees in both English and History.
director of digital media
Eva has been with Take 5 Media Group for one year. She brings more than 20 years of experience in marketing both offline and digital. Eva dedicates her time and resources to keep current on the newest research and trends in engaging with consumers searching for services, goods and information by utilizing live data, best and current practices and terms of usability, search engine marketing, design and strategy.
Prior to joining Take 5 Media Group, Eva worked with many large and small clients involved in web design, search engine marketing, product development, branding to large-scale multi-channel awareness programs, content writing, management, SEO, SEM, PPC, publicity and social media.
national vice president of sales
Mike is national vice president of sales for Take 5 Media Group and has been with the company since 2012. In this position, Mike is responsible for managing Take 5’s sales teams nationally. He is also responsible for strategic planning, and forecasting, budgeting and training. Additional responsibilities will include hiring and training of new sales team members.
Mike was formerly the C.E.O. of Maxim Media Group which he founded in 2004 and sold to Take 5 Media Group in 2012.
Mike proudly served the United States Army from 1990-1994 with tours of duty in Operation Desert Storm, 4th/82 Field Artillery. He left the service with an Honorable Discharge in 1994.
Tiago "TJ" Cleto
TJ has been with Take 5 since 2012. Along with his team, he is responsible for Web, and Graphic Design projects for the company. This includes email design, coding, and dynamic content development, designed to achieve maximum open and click-through rates on client’s email marketing campaigns.
Before joining Take 5, TJ worked for print publications and digital marketing firms for more than 20 years, including Fortune 500 companies.
email marketing manager
A digital marketing expert, Michael has been with Take 5 Media Group since early 2016. He got his start in the Performance Marketing industry. His skill set includes frontend/backend development, web and graphic design, social media marketing, data management and email marketing. Michael is passionate about getting messages into the inbox.
A South Africa native, he enjoys cricket, soccer and spending time with his family.
Cruze has been with Take 5 Media Group since 2015. As IT director, he oversees Take 5 Media Group’s internal IT infrastructures and IT operations along with the resolution of hardware and software technical issues, technical vendor management, IT security control and communications management.
Cruze has a background in Software Engineering, IT Management and oversight. He achieved a B.S in Computer Science and System’s Engineering from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL and his study of completion in IT Architecture from St. George’s College in Kingston, JA.
director of content marketing
Logan is the content-marketing director for Take 5 Media Group and is responsible for creating data-driven marketing content for Take 5’s internal and external needs. Logan graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University in Ft. Myers with a degree in Political Science and has been creating high-end content marketing for over two years. With a focus on data-driven content, he has been ensuring client’s goods and services achieve maximum exposure. His work has been featured in USA Today, People Magazine, Pitchfork, The Guardian, and more.
director of client services
Tanya has been with Take 5 Media Group since 2011. She is responsible for executing strategies related to business development, and client services. Tanya manages 10+ client service representatives who maintain and manages relationships with Take 5 clients by ensuring ongoing communication, as well as addressing, and resolving client concerns.
Prior to joining Take 5 Media Group, Tanya was a client service representative at Liberty Property Trust for more than 4 years, and held previous accounting and client service positions during her career. Tanya graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a B.A. in Accounting.
director of production services
Andrew has been with Take 5 Media Group since 2011, and brings considerable experience in developing and managing several key areas for Take 5 including Project Coordinating, Production, Quality Control, Fulfillment and Tracking/Analytics.
Prior to joining Take 5, Andrew completed his business education in marketing. He worked with several non-profit organizations in South Florida functioning with a variety of teams, and primarily engaged in public speaking events. Andrew’s been able to effectively leverage his broad and dynamic experience with his colleagues in various Take 5 departments.
2385 NW Executive Dr.,
Suite 290, Boca Raton,
125 Fifth Avenue - 3rd Floor
New York 10003
2385 NW Executive Dr.,
Suite 290, Boca Raton,
125 Fifth Avenue - 3rd Floor
New York 10003