Larry J. Perrotto
Chairman since the company’s inception in 1996. Mr. Perrotto has been involved in all phases of the industry for more than thirty years. First as a principal in a privately held group of 33 daily and weekly newspapers and from 1987 to 1996 as President and Chief Executive Officer of American Publishing Company and also as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Chicago Sun Times Company from 1994 to 1996. During this period, American Publishing grew to become one of the major publishing entities in the United States. The company expanded, under Mr. Perrotto’s direction, in less than a decade from the original small group of 33 publications to 486 publications including the Chicago Sun Times and the Jerusalem Post in Israel. American Publishing Company became a public company in 1994.

John H. Satterwhite
Vice Chairman since 2001. Mr. Satterwhite has deep roots in the newspaper publishing industry succeeding his father as the second generation to publish the Bradford Era, Bradford, Pennsylvania. He is also president of Bradford Publishing Company which, in addition to the Bradford Era, owns and operates the Olean Times Herald, Olean, New York, and the Salamanca Press, Salamanca, New York. Mr. Satterwhite was also a group executive and vice-president and a director of American Publishing Company from 1986 to 2001.

Mark J. Perrotto
President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Community Media Group Management Services, Mr. Perrotto owned and operated daily and weekly newspapers located in Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana. He was a member of the senior management group at the Evening Leader, St. Marys, Ohio, from 1982 to 1987 where he developed a major printing division. He served as publisher of the Evening Leader and as a Regional group executive for American Publishing Company in Indiana and Ohio, supervising the company’s publications in those states from 1988 to 1994. Mr. Perrotto began his newspaper career while in college at newspapers at Evansville, Indiana, and Princeton, Indiana.

John D. Perrotto
Executive Vice-President and Director of Manufacturing. Prior to joining CMGMS, Mr. Perrotto was manager of New Technology at Mitsubishi Chemical Company’s Western Lithoplate division, St. Louis, MO, from 1995 to 2001. Among the major newspaper production facilities served by Mr. Perrotto during this period were the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, the Sydney Morning Herald in Australia, and Pravda in Moscow. From 1992 to 1995, he served as Corporate Training Manager and Production Manager for commercial printing facilities owned by Century Graphics Corporation in Winchester, Virginia and Omaha, Nebraska. Mr. Perrotto holds a BS in Newspaper Operations Management from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Joan R. Williams
Chief Financial Officer. Mrs. Williams has extensive operating experience in all phases of newspaper publishing. Beginning at the St. Louis, MO Suburban Journal Newspapers, Mrs. Williams’ career spans all phases of newspaper publishing. Her extensive operating experience ranges from major market suburban publications to isolated community daily and weekly publications. She was a key member of the senior management group of American Publishing Company from 1987 to 1996. During this period she was part of the turnaround team assigned to the Chicago Sun Times, and Pioneer Press, the suburban Chicago weekly group.