MEET THE TEAM AT BRAND25 MEDIA
Mike Sullivan one of the founders of Brand25 Media. As CEO, he oversees all operations and growth strategy. Upon graduating college in 2014, Sullivan worked in the media industry for 7 years before founding Brand25 Media LLC and Metro Detroit Golfers in 2020 alongside Kyle Bogenschutz.
His main roles at Brand25 Media are cultivating new business opportunities, managing client relations, and overseeing all internal operations of both Brand25 and Metro Detroit Golfers.
Sullivan was named to Crain's Detroit "20 in their 20's" list in 2021 as one of the 20 most influential business people under 30 years old.
Kyle Bogenschutz is one of the founders of Brand25 Media and directly oversees the operations of all accounts and partnerships. Bogenschutz has a lengthy background in the media industry, having worked in several areas including television, radio, print, and digital for over a decade.
He founded Brand25 Media and Metro Detroit Golfers alongside Mike Sullivan in 2020. His main roles are centered heavily around content creation, ROI driven results, and partnership relations. Bogenschutz designs, manages, and oversees the strategic planning for each and every Brand25 Media partner.
His experience and expertise in all forms of professional video, audio, and digital media is extremely beneficial to Brand25's operations.
Executive Vice President
As Executive Vice President, Jon Corrigan is the operational overseer of Brand25 Media. He is constantly searching for ways to enhance business practices for current clients and new business joining the agency. He plays an integral role in the strategy, development, and execution of all client deliverables. He leads the long-range and operational planning functions and is responsible for ensuring the company runs at an optimal level of efficiency.
Jon brings Brand25 Media a comprehensive marketing expertise, that includes a strong background in strategy, digital marketing, content creation, and brand management. He previously held roles with Schechter Wealth, CBS Radio, Doner, and MLive Media Group.
Jon is a 2013 graduate of the University of Michigan-Dearborn, earning degrees in journalism and criminal justice. He is an avid runner and is always down for a game of pick-up. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, traveling, and sampling the tastes (and sips) of the town with his wife. He currently resides in Royal Oak, MI.
Vice President of Business Development
As Vice President Business Development, Jay Jennings oversees the revenue growth for the company. This includes developing new business and growing existing business. Jennings is a growth-oriented individual who has a proven track record of listening to clients and developing solutions to drive sales for clients.
Jennings, a senior sales & marketing executive with over 30 years of leadership experience, brings to Brand25 Media a proven track record in the successful development and deployment of complex sales initiatives, as well as a deep knowledge of broadcast media and the evolving digital space. Previously, Jennings held senior-level sales roles with CBS Radio and Northwest Airlines (Now Delta Airlines.)
Jennings holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Loras College in Iowa.
Director of Media
George Fox joined Brand25 as the Director of Media after working 16+ years in a similar industry role. He heads the entire media department which includes videography, photography, drone footage, graphic design, and more.
Examples of Fox's work includes creating professional video advertisements, corporate video projects, high end event photography, and specifically designing social media highlight clips based on industry trends.
Upon joining Brand25 Media in 2021, Fox quickly grew the entire content media department. He has traveled across the United States to destinations such as Las Vegas and Fort Lauderdale with Brand25 clients to create content. He works directly with clients to identify their content pillars, online growth strategy, and create a game plan to execute it.
Fox resides in Brighton with his two children and wife.
Assistant Director of Media
Cristina Paglia comes to Brand25 Media with 4 years of experience in photography, videography, and graphic design. She assists with content creation and multimedia shoots for Brand25 clients.
Paglia, a graduate of Madonna University, was previously a media director in the non-profit space. She works alongside Brand25's Director of Media, George Fox, to create professional content for all of our valued clients and partners.
Cristina's expertise in multiple areas of multimedia production serves a huge need in today's ever evolving digital landscape.
Client Relations Manager
Matt Kowalis is a multimedia strategist for Brand25 Media who focuses heavily on client relations and partnerships. Matt assists the team with audience growth strategies, community relations, and event coordination.
Specifically, Matt focuses on the sports side of Brand25 Media, and is heavily involved with Metro Detroit Golfers, as well as athlete partnerships and sponsorship opportunities.
He also oversees the several partnerships that Brand25 has with two of the fastest growing industries: Cannabis and Sports Betting. Matt works directly with CBD companies and cannabis companies to assist with their marketing efforts. He also works directly with several of the biggest sports betting companies in the United States that are partnered with Brand25 Media in a variety of areas.
Intern and Graphic Designer
Lucas Reshad serves as an Intern and Graphic Designer for Brand25 Media. His responsibilities include logo design, social media graphics, event flyers, and much more.
Reshad handles a lot of the weekly graphic design projects that Brand25 Media needs for partners and clients.
His previous experience includes the NESMA Group in New Hampshire where he served as a graphic designer and content creator. Lucas is continuing his college education and expects to receive a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 2023.