Management Bios

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Charlie Thurston serves as the President of Comcast Spotlight. He joined Comcast Spotlight in 2002 and is responsible for leading a team of 3,600 employees in local, regional, and national advertising sales that generated approximately $2.3 billion in gross revenue in 2012. Comcast Spotlight is in nearly 80 TV markets, including 20 of the top 25. Comcast Spotlight sells the local advertising slots on 50+ cable networks (ESPN, CNN, CNBC, History Channel, etc), as well as banners/videos on internet sites (including and others).

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Hank Oster holds the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Comcast’s $2.6 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.

Senior Vice President and General Manager

Roland Trombley serves as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Comcast Spotlight. In this role, he has oversight of the company’s four regional operating divisions and works closely with sales leadership to execute on Comcast Spotlight’s enterprise-wide vision and sales strategies. 

Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration

Bill Haase serves as Comcast Spotlight's Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration, where he oversees the finance, human resources, and legal functions. He manages all of the financial operations and reporting for the division as well as the administration of human resource practices for the company's  employees.

Senior Vice President, Marketing
Kellie Grutko serves as Senior Vice President of Marketing for Comcast Spotlight, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable. One of the highest-ranking women in cable advertising, her wide-ranging responsibilities encompass all aspects of marketing and communications, including: advertising, branding, strategic analysis, product marketing, creative services, promotional partnerships, event planning, network relationships, public relations, public affairs, social media and the company’s Web site.
Vice President, Strategic Planning and Communications

Mary Rooney, VP Strategic Planning and Communications, works closely with our executive team to develop programs and processes to help the company achieve its business goals. She and her team focus on project leadership tools to create efficiencies, share best practices and provide uniform business metrics across the company.  Mary’s oversight also includes internal and external communications.  

Senior Vice President, Sales Strategy

John Tierney serves as Comcast Spotlight’s Senior Vice President, Sales Strategy. 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. 

Group Vice President, Comcast Media 360

Kevin Patrick Smith was named Senior Vice President, Comcast Media 360. Kevin manages six separate teams under the Comcast Media 360 portfolio. This includes Content Partners, Performance Plus, National Sales, Direct Response Sales, Media Intel and Digital Solutions These teams  work arm in arm to coordinate cross-company initiatives and showcase Comcast’s full portfolio of assets to marquee marketers who crave addressable, interactive and accountable solutions.

Eastern Division, Senior Vice President

Dave Kelly, Division Senior Vice President, oversees all local, regional, national and advanced media sales as well as Operations for the Eastern Division of Comcast Spotlight, the advertising sales division of Comcast Cable.

West Division, Senior Vice President

Rick Stanley is the Senior Vice President for Comcast Spotlight’s West Division, responsible for managing all local, regional, national and interactive advertising sales and operations across 12 markets including San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Sacramento, Portland, Salt Lake City, Albuquerque, Spokane, Fresno, Eugene, Monterey and Colorado Springs.

Southern Division, Senior Vice President

Jonathan Ozor is the Senior Vice President of Comcast Spotlight’s Southern Division.  The Southern Division covers the states of Texas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, South Carolina and Florida.  Jonathan has been leading the Division since September of 2000.  

Vice President, Central Division

Teresa Lucido, Vice President, Central Division, is responsible for all sales, marketing, finance, production and traffic operations for 14 designated market areas including Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis and Twin Cities. Her oversight spans nearly ten million homes through Comcast subscribers and affiliate partnerships.