The Maintenance Technology team combines industry expertise and journalism skills in order to provide optimum service to all of our various partners.
|Arthur Rice, Chairman. Art has devoted his career to publishing magazines in the manufacturing and electrical power industries. He owns Applied Technology Publications, Agile Business Media, and Commercial Building Products magazine.|
|Glen Gudino, President. Glen has been a top media salesperson for leading publications in automation, packaging and salesforce.(847) 382-8100 ext. 119|
|Phil Saran, Vice President/Group Publisher. Phil’s background includes over 20 years as a media sales professional. Most recently Phil was founder and president of Rylin Media, publisher of high-end commemorative sports magazines.(708) 557-1021|
|Julie Okon, Integrated Media Specialist. Julie’s career spans over two-and-a-half decades of Business-to-Business marketing and sales.(317) 564-8475|
Brien O’Brien, Integrated Media Specialist
Brien’s advertising sales career started in 2000 on Construccion Pan-Americana magazine and Aviation Maintenance magazines where he mastered early on the power of digital advertising which was in its infancy. He sharpened those skills with Coatings Pro magazine and he was able to help advertisers create fully integrated advertising packages reaching their customers through a variety of media. He has spent the last six years in sales at a university in Southern California. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from National University and his Master’s Degree in Human Behavior, also from National. He lives in San Diego, California as a transplanted, yet devout, Green Bay Packers fan.
|Nancy O’Brien, Integrated Media Specialist.Nancy O’Brien has been around advertising sales for 30 years. She holds a B.S. degree in Communications from Bradley University as well as an M.A., also from Bradley, in Counseling.530-241-3534|
|Rick Carter, Executive Editor. With Applied Technology Publications since 2008, Rick brings 30+ years of publishing experience to his duties as Executive Editor. Prior to ATP, he held high-level editorial positions on business-to-business magazines published by Chilton Co., Cahners Publishing, Reed Business Information and Canon Communications. An award-winning writer and U.S. Navy veteran, Rick holds a Bachelors Degree in English from Villanova University.|
|Jane Alexander, Managing Editor, Print. A native Texan and former engineering-firm executive, Jane Alexander has edited technical publications serving reliability-focused readers across industry for 15 years. She has special interests in the management of rotating-equipment systems, safety, energy efficiency and workforce development. Jane holds a B.S. degree in Journalism from the University of Arkansas.|
|Gregory Pietras, Managing Editor, Digital. Greg handles online editorial and advertising, newsletter deployment and copy editing for the print edition. Before joining the company in 2009, he worked for GateHouse Media, the Roanoke Times and the Columbia Missourian.|
|Frances Jerman, Creative Director. As Creative Director and Director of Brand Identity for Maintenance Technology, Frances brings her artistic, innovative, and disciplined design style to the team that has helped the Maintenance Technology brand stand out among the top trade publications of its kind. With years of experience as an award-winning Art Director for Control Engineering Magazine and as a Graphic Designer/Design Consultant for global marketing groups, she continues to enhance Maintenance Technology’s exceptional editorial content with her brand of inspired design. Frances holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University and is a proud Spartan.|
|Ellen Sandkam, Manager ATP List Services.(847) 382-8100 ext. 110|