Marcien Jenckes serves as President, Advertising for Comcast Cable. In this role, he is responsible for Comcast’s portfolio of advertising assets, positioning Comcast for continued success and even greater levels of growth as the advertising market adapts to new technology and business models.
Previously, Marcien oversaw Comcast Cable’s residential lines of business, which include Xfinity Video, Xfinity Internet, Xfinity Home, and Xfinity Voice, including the strategy, development, and deployment of innovative technologies and services across all categories to provide a great entertainment and communications experience for tens of millions of customers.
Prior to joining Comcast, Marcien was an entrepreneur, involved with a host of digital advertising and media syndication start-ups including Grab Networks and Voxant. He also held a variety of leadership roles at AOL Inc., where he launched AOL’s free web services, including the free AOL.com portal. Prior to AOL, Marcien worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Company in their media and telecom practice.
Marcien holds a MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia, and a BA in economics and political science from New York University.
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Hank Oster holds the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Comcast’s $2.3 billion advertising division. In this role, he oversees the company’s operations; national, regional and local multi-screen sales teams in four regional divisions; corporate data and research; and corporate marketing and communications. In all, Comcast Spotlight reaches more than 35 million households served by Comcast and other cable, satellite and telco service providers.
Upon joining Comcast in 2002, he was tasked with developing the organization’s overall sales strategy and developing the regional operating structure the company currently employs. He also consolidated the company’s advanced advertising, strategic alliances, on-demand publishing and online sales forces to form Comcast Media 360, a business unit created to partner with brands in designing and delivering of media campaigns leveraging addressability, interactivity and data across the full portfolio of Comcast's media assets. In addition, he has worked closely with Comcast leadership to expand Comcast Spotlight’s footprint by forging new affiliate relationships that offer advertisers added reach in key local markets across the country.
Prior to joining Comcast, Hank served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of AdLink. He led the development of AdLink’s sales and marketing, strategic alliances and Hispanic divisions, which enabled advertisers to reach the households of the nation’s #1 Hispanic market.
AdLink became the model for Comcast Spotlight and cable advertising Interconnects around the country.
Hank has more than 30 years of broadcast and cable experience, including his tenure as Vice President of Sales and Programming for Johnson Broadcasting and Vice President/Director of Sales for KHJ-TV (now KCAL) in Los Angeles, California.
He currently sits on the board of directors for National Cable Communications (NCC) and the Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau (CAB).
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Advertising
William (Bill) Haase is Senior Vice President, Finance, for Comcast Spotlight, the Advertising Sales Division of Comcast Cable. He oversees and manages all financial operations and reporting.
Bill joined Comcast Spotlight in February 2002, serving in various roles for its Finance organization. He played a critical role in the acquisition and integration processes for a range of businesses, including former Adelphia advertising sales operations, Vehix, STRATA, Spot Buy Spot and others.
Before joining Comcast Spotlight, Bill worked in Audit at Ernst & Young LLP and later was the Financial Reporting Manager at CDNOW.com, a publicly traded internet retailer. He is a certified public accountant and graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor's degree in accounting and an MBA.
Bill also serves as Treasurer for the Ronald A. Rehling Memorial Fund, a not-for-profit organization that supports leukemia research at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Advertising
Sandy Gunn is Senior Vice President, Human Resources, for Comcast Spotlight, the Advertising Sales Division of Comcast Cable. He oversees Spotlight’s People strategy, including developing and administering programs and initiatives that attract, grow, engage and retain the right talent to meet the business’ needs now and in the future.
Sandy joined Comcast in February 2008 as Chief People Officer for Comcast Interactive Media. Prior to Comcast Spotlight, he served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Comcast Cable, where he was responsible for Comcast Corporate and Cable Headquarters’ HR strategy and was the HR leader for Comcast’s Technology and Product teams.
Sandy has a broad background in talent acquisition, leadership development, compensation & benefits and organizational effectiveness. He has a business-focused, results-driven approach and a successful track record of developing high-performing teams and people at all levels of the organization. Before joining Comcast, Sandy built his HR career by supporting businesses around the world for leading companies such as Vonage, EMI Music, Vivendi Universal and Schlumberger, Ltd.
Sandy graduated from the University of Ottawa, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and a Bachelor’s degree in Administration.
Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales
Teresa Lucido is Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales, for Comcast Spotlight, the Advertising Sales Division of Comcast Cable. In this role, she is responsible for the overall sales strategy in 31 designated market areas including New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Boston and Detroit.
Teresa joined Comcast Spotlight in 2006. In 2011 she was selected to serve as Vice President and General Manager for Spotlight’s Michigan markets until being named Central Division Senior Vice President in 2014. In 2016, Teresa was appointed Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales.
She is a graduate of both the Women in Cable Telecommunication’s (WICT) prestigious Betsy Magness Leadership Institute (BMLI) and Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania’s Executive Leadership Program. She was also named by Cablefax as one of the “Most Powerful Women in Cable” in 2015 and 2016. Teresa serves as an executive sponsor of Comcast Spotlight’s Diversity Advisory Council and is a dynamic mentor of young professionals in the organization.
A graduate of Michigan State University with a B.A. in Communication, Teresa has over 30 years of media experience spanning print, agency, radio, TV and online. Prior to joining Comcast Spotlight, she spent 18 years with the Detroit Newspapers where she held several sales and marketing leadership positions, including Vice President of Advertising Sales.
Teresa’s involvement in the community is evidenced by being the recipient of a national philanthropic award for her work with Detroit’s St. John Hospital and Medical Center and her extensive work with the Women & Leadership in the Workplace Conference/Michigan Business and Professional Association. She also serves as a Trustee for CATCH/Sparky Anderson’s Children’s Charity benefitting Children’s and Henry Ford Hospitals.
Teresa and her family reside in the Detroit area.
Senior Vice President, New Business Initiatives
Jon Ozor is Senior Vice President, New Business Initiatives for Comcast Spotlight, the Advertising Sales Division of Comcast Cable. In this role, he focuses on Comcast Spotlight’s music strategy which is a new multi-screen opportunity for branding, aligning clients with artists across all genres of music.
Through partnerships with music industry leaders, Comcast Spotlight is opening new advertising channels for clients to effectively target and reach those consumer demographics emotionally connected to music.
Prior to this position, Jon served as Senior Vice President of Comcast Spotlight’s Southern Division where he was responsible for leading sales efforts in Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, South Carolina and Florida. During his 30 year career in cable, Jon also has worked for MTV Networks, Turner Broadcasting, and MediaOne.
Jon is a graduate of the University of Georgia and resides in Atlanta with his family.
Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales
Rick Stanley is Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales, for Comcast Spotlight, the Advertising Sales Division of Comcast Cable. In this role, he is responsible for the overall sales strategy in 34 designated market areas including San Francisco, Houston, Atlanta, Seattle, Miami and Denver.
Rick began working for Comcast Spotlight in 2002 as the Vice President and General Manager for the Seattle market. In 2005, he assumed the position of Vice President and General Manager for the San Francisco market. In 2006, he transitioned to West Division Senior Vice President. He was appointed Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales in 2016.
Rick joined the company with a strong broadcast background, including over a decade of experience in advertising sales for the Viacom Stations Group. Rick was the Director of Sales at WBBM, a CBS-owned-and-operated television station in Chicago. He also held both General Sales and National Sales management positions at KTXA-TV in Dallas. As Local Sales Manager at WGNT-TV in Norfolk, Va., Rick led the station to increase its local revenue by 39% in 1998—the highest increase among the Paramount Stations Group that year. Prior to working in the television industry, Rick spent six years in financial consulting.
Rick holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin and grew up in Sacramento, CA. Rick and his family reside in the Denver area.
Senior Vice President, Sales
John Tierney serves as Senior Vice President, Sales for Comcast Spotlight, the Advertising Sales Division of Comcast Cable. In this role, he is responsible for developing the company’s multi-screen sales strategy to serve national, regional and local advertisers across its footprint.
John most recently served as Senior Vice President, National and Regional Advertising Sales, where he led and delivered outstanding sales results and implemented the company’s sales strategies for automotive, political and tune-in advertising. He joined Comcast Spotlight in 2002 as Vice President of National Advertising Sales.
Prior to joining Comcast, he served as the National Sales Manager for AdLink/Los Angeles and a sales executive at Television Program Enterprises in New York. John also previously served as National Sales Manager at KCAL-TV in Los Angeles and as an Account Executive with Blair TV in New York.
Senior Vice President and General Manager
Roland Trombley serves as Senior Vice President and General Manager for Comcast Spotlight, the Advertising Sales Division of Comcast Cable. In this role, he has oversight of sales throughout all nine regions across the country, including major markets such as Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. He works closely with sales leadership to execute on Comcast Spotlight’s enterprise-wide vision and sales strategies.
Prior to his appointment to General Manager, Roland served as the Senior Vice President for Comcast Spotlight’s Central Division. He was responsible for leading sales, marketing, finance, production and traffic operations to drive revenue for 18 designated market areas including Chicago, Boston, Detroit, the Twin Cities and Indianapolis.
Roland has over 30 years of media advertising experience. Prior to his divisional leadership role, Roland was Director of Sales for the Michigan Interconnect, Vice President of Sales for Michigan and Regional Vice President for Michigan.
Before joining Comcast in 2001, Roland spent 16 years in broadcast in various leadership positions with the Viacom Stations Group, where he launched a station duopoly including WKBD/UPN50 and WWJ CBS 62 in Detroit.
Roland holds degrees in Broadcasting and Marketing from Central Michigan University. He was named by Cablefax, an industry magazine that serves to honor and recognize leaders and leading programs in the cable industry, as an inductee of the 2017 Sales Hall of Fame. Additionally, Roland is a Special Ambassador for the Henry Ford Neuroscience Institute Board of Directors and sits on the board of The Parade Company, a non-profit organization supporting America’s Thanksgiving Parade. He also has established a Fellowship for Kidney Cancer Research at the Henry Ford Vattikuti Urology Institute and was recognized as a Distinguished Volunteer by Henry Ford Health Systems at the 2014 National Philanthropy Day Dinner hosted by Michigan Association for Fundraising Professionals.
Roland resides in Michigan with his wife and two children.
Senior Vice President, Marketing
Maria Weaver is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Comcast Spotlight, the Advertising Sales Division of Comcast Cable. In this role, she leads the strategic evolution of Spotlight’s brand, reputation, product marketing and sales development to further enhance the company’s brand and growth.
With more than 30 years of experience in the advertising and marketing industry, Maria brings a broad range of expertise to the company. She develops and implements innovative marketing strategies to elevate Spotlight’s ability to deliver audiences through best-in-class product marketing, advertising strategies, promotional partnership, and creative services. Additionally, Maria is responsible for developing, leading, and managing the marketing strategy of Spotlight’s various advertising solutions.
Prior to joining Comcast Spotlight, Maria served as Senior Vice President, Head of Sales and Marketing for Interactive One, the digital division of Radio One, Inc. She was also a Principal at Triple Threat Films, an entertainment and marketing company specializing in financing, content development, and marketing, and Senior Director, Subscriber Marketing and Brand Development at Home Box Office, where, in part, she oversaw brand development and the strategic marketing plan. Additionally, Maria worked at Showtime, where she helped build its internal creative services agency. She began her advertising career with Rainbow Ad Sales, a division of Cablevision.
Maria holds a Master of Professional Studies in design management from Pratt Institute and a Bachelor of Arts in communications and media studies from Pace University. She received the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) Award of Excellence for African American Brand Advertising Campaign, the 2015 Council of Urban Professionals (CUP) Catalyst Award, and multiple Telly and Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing awards. She serves on the board of Figure Skating in Harlem and the International Radio and Television Society (IRTS) and is a member of The Links Inc., Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), CUP and NAMIC.
Maria and her family reside in the New York area.
Vice President, Principal Data and Research Strategist
Justin Evans serves as Vice President, Principal Data and Research Strategist for Comcast Spotlight, the Advertising Sales Division of Comcast Cable. In this role, Justin’s mission is to enhance Spotlight’s world-class analytics and lead data-driven innovation for the company’s national, regional, and local advertising businesses, for both TV and digital.
Justin has extensive experience in monetizing data in the marketing and media domains and a track record of leading growth at companies focused on data, advertising, and social media. Prior to joining Spotlight in 2015, he was Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President Enterprise for Collective, a venture-backed ad tech company. In this role, he led Collective’s data acquisition and research teams, managed the successful launch of Collective’s mobile display business, and oversaw the growth of its video business to record highs. In addition, Justin launched TV Accelerator, a groundbreaking TV-to-digital targeting capability using set-top-box (STB) data, for which he was granted a patent.
Before Collective, Justin worked at The Nielsen Company in various leadership roles. He was a key member of the team that sold Nielsen (then VNU) to private equity, launched Nielsen’s online ad-targeting business, and created Nielsen’s “Reach, Resonance, Reaction” framework for ad effectiveness measurement. Justin also managed business development for The New York Times’ marketing and advertising group.
A pioneer in the area of data-driven multiscreen advertising, Justin has published research studies, white papers, and has spoken at numerous industry events, including guest lectures at University of Southern California Annenberg’s Media, Economics, and Entrepreneurship program.
Justin earned a Master of Business Administration from New York University and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in the City of New York. He lives in Brooklyn with his family.
Vice President, Video Sales Strategy
Mike Miller is Vice President, Video Sales Strategy for Comcast Spotlight, the Advertising Sales Division of Comcast Cable. In this role, he leads the enterprise strategy for digital video, including Spotlight’s in-market Interactive sales across all nine regions and Comcast Media 360 (CM360). Mike is responsible for the strategy and sales for digital and advanced advertising products and platforms, including multi-screen advertising, interactive television, video on demand, and digital video advertising on Comcast’s online properties such as XFINITY.com and related third party digital properties.
Previously, Mike was Vice President, Interactive, where he was instrumental in transforming Interactive into a significant growth driver of the business. In 2005, Mike came to Spotlight as Director of Operations for Michigan, overseeing traffic, engineering, master control, information systems, facilities, and other aspects of the region’s advertising operations. He later served as Midwest Division Director of Emerging Technologies, NorthCentral Division Executive Director of Advanced Media, NorthCentral Division Vice President of Interactive Media, and Corporate Vice President of Interactive Media.
Prior to Spotlight, Mike co-owned an industrial automation distributor. As Executive Vice President, Operations and Sales for this company, he automated operations and implemented sales strategies that increased sales 250 percent while successfully doubling the employment base. In addition, Mike held leadership positions with CSC Index and Texas Instruments, Inc.
Mike serves on the Board of Directors for Fluid Air Controls and the Advisory Board of the Stratford-Cambridge Group. He previously served on the Board of Directors of Behco, Inc. and Hydronic Corporation.
Mike received a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Michigan and a Master in Business Administration, with High Honors, from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Additionally, he is a graduate of Comcast’s Executive Leadership Forum.
Mike and his wife reside in Michigan with their two daughters.
Vice President, Operations
Travis Parrill is Vice President of Operations for Comcast Spotlight, the Advertising Sales Division of Comcast Cable. In this role, he is responsible for providing holistic oversight and leading long-term strategic planning for the Comcast Spotlight operations team.
Travis guides the enterprise-wide operations and strategic oversight of the Spotlight technical architecture. He also manages Spotlight’s project management office to define business requirements, develop execution plans, and deploy new systems to maximize growth, efficiencies, and profitability. Partnering with Comcast’s Platform Services, which includes thePlatform, STRATA, FreeWheel, Canoe, and Technology Licensing, Travis ensures Spotlight delivers an exceptional experience for clients, partners, and employees.
Since 2011, Travis has led technical, engineering, information systems, and operations teams at Spotlight and Comcast Cable. While with Spotlight, his leadership was instrumental in orchestrating the consolidation of three operations centers to a centralized location in the company’s West Division.
At Comcast Cable, Travis oversaw the engineering efforts for the Mile High region, executed the deployment of DOCSIS 3.0 supporting Comcast’s high speed data initiatives, oversaw and guided the transition to full digital television, and supported numerous back-office transactions/rollouts of channel launches to subscribers.
Prior to joining Comcast, Travis was a Systems Engineer for Corporate Technologies and was a professor at the University of Mary instructing the Computer Information Systems curriculum.
In 2014, Travis was awarded the 40 Under 40 designation from Multichannel News. He also received the Comcast Spotlight National Leadership Going the Extra Mile Award.
Travis earned a Master’s in Business Administration with emphasis in C.I.S, a Bachelor of Applied Science in computer information services, and a Bachelor of Applied Science in business administration from the University of Mary. He resides in Denver, Colorado.
Vice President, Communications
Mary Rooney is Vice President, Communications for Comcast Spotlight, the Advertising Sales Division of Comcast Cable. In this role, she works closely with the company’s executive team to help set the strategic direction of Spotlight, achieve business goals, and drive revenue.
Additionally, Mary leads external and internal communications for the company, managing Spotlight’s reputation while educating its 3,700 employees. She oversees media relations, employee relations, executive communications, and reputation management.
Throughout her 15 years with Spotlight, Mary has a proven track record of leading enterprise-wide business initiatives by developing and implementing change management strategies that consider the people, process, and technology impacts of complex organizational transformation.
For instance, Mary led the integrated communications efforts around a number of mergers, acquisitions, operational realignments, and enhanced product launches, including MultiScreen, a new advertising package with both TV and digital, and I+, a revolutionary local market ad platform that links cable, satellite, and telecommunications companies together.
In addition, Mary managed the strategy, creation, and execution of critical employee engagement resources including the enterprise-wide client relationship management application, and the company’s intranet.
A communications and development leader with more than 20 years of experience, Mary joined Spotlight in 2002 as an Advertising Sales Training Manager and soon transitioned to internal communications, where she played an integral role in determining and communicating internally Spotlight’s mission and vision as a unified brand following the AT&T Broadband acquisition.
Prior to Spotlight, Mary worked for WorldCom’s business-to-business division in various sales, technology, and training positions and was a sales representative for Arrow Electronics.
Mary holds a Bachelor of Arts from New York University. She is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, which is accredited by the International Coach Foundation, and a graduate of Wharton’s Executive Leadership program, Comcast’s Leadership Exposure and Development and Fundamentals of Leadership programs, and Women in Cable and Telecommunications’ (WICT) Betsy Magnus Leadership Institute and Rising Leaders program. Mary also received a certification in Prosci’s Change Management.