Long Hill Media Team

Tony Silber

President of Long Hill Media

Tony is president of Long Hill Media and one of the best-known B2B media executives of his generation. He was editor and publisher of Folio: Magazine in several stints, growing revenue, energizing content-creation, creating new lines of business and gaining trust and stature in the market. After founder Joe Hanson, no one is associated with the greatness of the Folio: brand more than Tony Silber. In 2004, Tony launched a new kind of brand for the media industry, M10 Leadership Report. A print, digital and events brand intended for the executive level of the magazine-media space, M10 succeeded wildly and within 12 months, Folio:’s owner, Primedia, sold Folio: to M10 owner Red 7 Media.

Later, Tony went on to be a group vice president at Access Intelligence, managing content, events and P+L for a cluster of brands, including Audience Development, Folio:, Min and Expo. He also served for two years as vice president of content for the iconic PR News brand. Tony began his career as a journalist, and has won multiple awards over the years, including from the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Society of Business Press Editors. He’s leveraged that journalism skill into ground-breaking content marketing programs for clients including Wright’s Media, CDS Global, The Media Services Group, GoodData, CNI, Foster Printing, and many others.

Our Team

John Ellertson

Business development and sales

John is an experienced partnerships manager with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. He spent several years selling integrated marketing solutions in the media space, working for esteemed brands including Folio:, Audience Development, and Expo. He’s equally strong selling custom-content solutions in print and digital, and has a track record of product innovation and delivering proven customer ROI.

Jillian Ambroz

Content creation, video, interactive services

Jillian has had career as a reporter, beginning with Folio: and The New York Times, and now as a political reporter for DCReport. She has also been an Interactive Services Specialist in recent years, writing various marketing  and training videos for world-renown companies, such as McDonald’s and Bristol-Myers Squibb. She has served as an Instructional Designer, writer and project manager in this capacity, and is bringing her expertise to a new suite of deliverables offered by Long Hill Media.

Cathi Karpus

Print magazine and marketing design

Cathi is an award-winning graphic designer with more than 20 years of experience. She has created high-impact work in variety of forms, including print magazines, books, and a wide range of marketing collateral, including brochures, annual reports, and fundraising campaigns. She served for five years as art director of Folio:.

Ellis Booker

Marketing, media, technology, IT, commerce

Ellis is a familiar name in the computer trade press, where he held senior editorial posts at a number of A-list IT publications, including InternetWeek, Web Weekand Computerworld. Most recently, Booker was editor-in-chief of BtoB, the only magazine devoted to covering the intersection of business strategy and business marketing.

Cable Neuhaus

Pop culture, journalism, media

Cable is widely admired as an imaginative writer, editor, designer, and fixer of magazines. He has had extensive experience in senior-level editorial positions at Time Inc., Primedia, Newsmax, and elsewhere.

Heidi Spangler

Audience marketing, development and acquisition

Heidi is an innovative executive with over 20 years of experience working with business-to-business media companies on strategies to engage audiences with content.

Michael Silber

Executive coaching and communications training, sales consulting and training, marketing

Michael is a B2B media executive and consultant with broad experience in tradeshows and conferences, book publishing, international entrepreneurship, and traditional trade magazines and ancillary businesses. He’s launched major events in recent years in the Asia/Pacific region in the energy industries.

Brian Kelly

Commerce, fulfillment, marketing, supply-chain management

Brian is a veteran journalist and copywriter with a focus on B2B enterprise-level platform offerings. Brian has written for such brands as Oracle and IBM. In the past decade he’s developed an expertise in all facets of ecommerce, plus marketing, fulfillment, supply-chain visibility, and distribution.

Elizabeth Gardner

Business, healthcare, technology

Elizabeth writes about the intersection of business and technology, and especially about the use of computers in healthcare and medicine. Her sub-specialities include health information technology, medical technology, and the Internet as a business medium.

Dave Iannone

Web development, digital product conception, marketing strategies, social and mobile optimization

Dave is a well-known media entrepreneur with a wide range of experience in marketing, content management, B2B and consumer media, non-profits and public safety.

Heather Ellertson and Anna Lucchesi

Event production and management

Heather and Anna have 22 years of professional experience in event production, sales, and marketing. While working in the Interactive Entertainment Industry for 16 years, they worked with several high-profile companies such as Microsoft, Electronics Arts, Walmart, Crayola, and Red Bull.

They have a proven track record in corporate event management, developing and executing some of the most successful events for the Interactive Entertainment Industry. They’ll bring their negotiation and problem-solving skills to create compelling event experiences that align with your business goals.

Our Advisors

Samir Husni

Journalism professor, University of Mississippi and founder, Magazine Innovation Center

Samir is founder and director of Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi’s Meek School of Journalism and New Media. The center aims to amplify the future of print in a digital age. Areas of experience include, but are not limited to, magazine innovation and publishing, magazine design, magazine media future, newspaper publishing and design, creating new titles, and repositioning established titles. His specialties include: Magazine media innovation, magazine media start-ups, design and redesign, marketing, positioning analysis, publishing and management.

Rex Hammock

CEO and founder of the marketing-services company, Hammock Inc.

For 26 years, Hammock Inc. has been a specialized marketing-services company focused exclusively on direct-to-customer media and content; the types of print, digital and video marketing services that some people today call “content marketing.” Hammock Inc. works with some of the largest companies in the healthcare services field, as well as large associations and companies that serve the marketplace of small-business decision makers. Its services include all of the types of activities you’d find in a traditional media company that produces recurring print or digital magazines, newsletters and digital media.

Marty Isaac

Entrepreneur, angel investor, activist

Marty Isaac is an seasoned entrepreneur, angel investor and activist with 25 years operating experience. Previously, he was CEO of HooplaHa, Senior Vice President at General Atlantic owned Webloyalty and held numerous marketing and product positions at CUC International.

Bo Sacks

Founder, Precision Media Group, and lecturer and publisher

A veteran of the printing/publishing industry since 1970, Bo Sacks was always an innovator. Even back in the seventies he followed a more creative path than usual. He started his career where some people end—with the founding of his own weekly newspaper in the metro New York area. After several years in the alternative press publishing newspapers in New York and Tucson, Az., he went on to become one of the founding fathers of High Times Magazine.Since then Bo has held positions that include publisher, editor, freelance writer, director of manufacturing and distribution, senior sales manager, circulator, chief of operations, pressman, cameraman, lecturer, and developer of web site companies.