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Robert is a highly experienced media executive who most recently served as President and CEO of another Wicks owned company, NDTV, where he oversaw the successful purchase and sale of a group of network affiliated television stations (ABC, NBC, and CBS). NDTV also received funding from Halyard Capital and JPMorgan Capital Partners.
In addition to Robert's extensive media experience in television, cable, radio, and the internet, he has worked for a diverse group of companies including Gannett, Tribune, Sinclair, and 3M. He is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in finance.
John Harris has joined the firm as its CFO. Working out of the Company’s headquarters in Chesapeake, VA, John will be responsible for all financial and accounting programs, as well as IT operations.John brings over 25 years of financial management and strategic and systems planning experience. His most recent engagement prior to joining Harris Connect was as VP, Strategic Planning for Sodexho USA’s $7 Billion retail division. He earlier served as Executive VP/ CFO for IDG Books Worldwide, the publisher of “For Dummies” texts, a $250 Million organization. John previously held executive and director-level positions at Marriott International, Prudential Insurance and Pepsi Cola.
John has a BA degree in Economics from Williams College, and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton School.
Susan L. D'Agostino
Susan L. D'Agostino has been with Harris Connect since 1994. She first joined the Company as Director of Sales Administration. Through her career progression at the firm, Susan was given increasingly responsible management roles in operations, culminating with her promotion to Senior VP of Administration in 2002. Susan is now responsible for Human Resources, Contract Administration and Compliance, and General Services.
Before she came to Harris Connect, Susan held managerial roles in contracts and general administration at W.J. Schafer Associates, Oce Business Systems, Ray Proof Shielding, and Farrel Company. She has an MBA in International Marketing from University of New Haven and a BA in Foreign Languages from Southern Connecticut State.
Kurt D. Worrell
Kurt D. Worrell joined the firm in 1990. Kurt has held management positions in virtually all areas of the Company's operations; has worked as a technical consultant for the sales teams; and, in 2004, was a driving force in implementing the launch of the Data Services product line. His current responsibilities include overseeing the consumer-facing areas of the publishing operation-Consumer Sales and Marketing. Kurt's multi-layered understanding of the business serves him well as the newest member of the senior executive team.
Kurt's educational background includes a BS in Business Communications from Bentley College.
Deb has been with Harris Connect for 15 years. She is responsible for sales and service for all products in the Affinity Products Division in addition to all corporate marketing initiatives. Deb received her BA in Computer Science, with a double minor in Math and Business from Susquehanna University and was a member of the founding class for their Honors Program. Deb is a member of the Harris Connect Executive Team, and reports directly to Robert Gluck, CEO. She also serves as a volunteer and executive board of directors member for a local nonprofit childcare provider in her neighborhood.