Executive Leaders

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Mike Davis

CEO & President

Mike was named Valpak CEO in May 2017, bringing more than 20 years of executive leadership experience of growing companies in the media industry. He has held senior management positions in sales and marketing, sales operations, new product development, and new media marketing campaigns. Most recently, Mike was CEO of Rhapsody International/Napster, a music streaming company. He has also worked for other media and entertainment companies such as Cinram Group, Universal Music Group and Alliance Entertainment. Alliance is owned by Platinum Equity, the Los Angeles-based private equity firm that purchased Valpak in early 2017. In addition, Mike has worked for TPG Growth, a capital market company, and The Gores Group, a global private equity firm.

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Chris Cate

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Information Officer

Chris is responsible for leading all technology, digital, manufacturing, and operational support groups across the organization. Chris also oversees Savings.com, which is a digital affiliate marketing business that operates in the U.S. and internationally. He has over 25 years of technology and business experience leading transformational change. Under his leadership, Valpak has used technology to create competitive advantages, create and grow new product lines and implement Agile Enterprise principles that have driven complexity and costs out of the organization. Today, Chris is leading a digital transformation of the sales organization, moving from paper to digital based processes.

Chris is also active in the community, serving as a board member and Past Chairman of the Tampa Bay Technology organization. Chris holds a bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems from the University of South Florida.

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Matt Biasini

Chief Financial Officer

Matt is responsible for all finance and accounting for Valpak and Savings.com. He is also responsible for our Business Intelligence, Business Planning & Analytics, and Legal functions. Before being promoted to his current position in 2013, Matt was Vice President of Sales Planning & Analysis. In that role, he was instrumental in the development of many of our current pricing and incentive programs. He also previously served as Director of Business Planning & Development and Director of Strategic Planning. Matt joined Valpak in 2004 as a Franchise Financial Consultant.

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Matt Crowley

Executive Vice President, Local Markets

Matt joined Valpak in November 2017 and is responsible for local sales strategy and execution across Valpak's North American owned and franchised markets. He is a veteran media executive and entrepreneurial leader with deep experience in business strategy, sales, marketing, print and digital media, product development, and communications, including testifying to the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust regarding competition on the Internet. Previously, Matt was Chief Marketing Officer at AT&T Interactive where he led consumer and advertiser products, branding, advertising and channel marketing. He also was Senior Vice President at AT&T-YP where he led the top performing $380M local sales organization of 680 sales professionals.

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Nancy Cook

Senior Vice President, Franchise Development

Nancy is responsible for day-to-day franchise sales development operations and for franchise implementation and adoption of all print and digital products. She oversees franchise development, sales training, franchise operations and our sales coaches. Previously, Nancy was Senior Vice President of Digital Business Solutions, leading digital product development, platforms and strategic partnerships. She also was Vice President of Sales Operations, Vice President of Retail Business Solutions, and served as General Manager of Valpak of Tampa Bay and Valpak of Jacksonville. While at Tampa Bay, her office won the "Most Improved Valpak Franchise of the Year" in 2004. Nancy joined Valpak in 1996 as Director of Client Services when Cox Target Media acquired Carol Wright.

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Jay Loeffler

Vice President of National Sales, CPG & OTC

Jay is responsible for developing the retail grocery, CPG and consumer healthcare business segments for Valpak and SKUlocal. With more than 11 years of sales and marketing leadership experience, Jay has a proven track record of driving sales growth in a broad range of business sectors. Under Jay's leadership, his team has continued to double revenue and volume year after year. He previously served as Director of National Sales and Manager of Corporate Strategy. Before joining Valpak, Jay worked for Wachovia Bank and Turner Broadcasting in sales and marketing.

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Mandy Febus

Vice President, Customer Engagement & CRM Operations

Mandy is responsible for Marketing and Communications strategies at Valpak. Initiatives that fall under her oversight include managing demand generation, customer acquisition and retention strategies, corporate messaging and internal communications. Prior to being promoted to the VP role, Mandy was responsible for the network-wide implementation of a digital transformation project that leveraged Salesforce.com as a core platform for the Valpak network, facilitating the use of CPQ for quoting and contract management. Mandy brings 15 years of experience working in marketing and marketing technology platforms, with B2B experience from the healthcare and life sciences industries where she spearheaded a variety of global marketing efforts.

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Benjy Uhl

Vice President, Product & Business Development

Benjy joined Valpak in September 2017 to lead the growth of the company's new product and business development area. A long-time business partner with the Valpak franchise network, Benjy has a strong background in data and national sales, which align with two core initiatives: data-first mindset and becoming a sales-focused organization. He is working to maximize Valpak's current U.S. footprint, adding clients and products in the company's well-known Blue Envelope of savings – while also exploring new revenue streams. Benjy previously was Executive Vice President of NFocus Consulting, Inc., where he oversaw strategy, partnerships, sales, marketing and solutions development.

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Jessica Oreste

Vice President, Human Resources

Jessica joined Valpak in May 2018, bringing more than 20 years of experience as an HR leader for ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services. She's responsible for the human resources functions at Valpak, SKUlocal and Savings.com, and aligning HR strategies and programs with corporate objectives. She oversees employee relations, benefits, compensation, talent acquisition, cultural engagement, security and environmental health and safety. Before joining Valpak, Jessica was Group VP of HR with ServiceMaster, a Memphis-based $3 billion public company that operates in more than 30 countries with more than 8,000 company-owned and franchise/licensed locations. In this role, Jessica developed strong and effective talent strategies to enable the growth and performance goals for two of the company's three business units: American Home Shield, the largest home warranty company in the nation, and the Franchise Services Group, comprised of five market-leading brands: AmeriSpec, Furniture Medic, Merry Maids, ServiceMaster Clean and ServiceMaster Restore.