THE WOODLANDS, Texas – July 22, 2013 – User Friendly Media, a leading independent provider of media and marketing solutions for local and small businesses, today announced Jeff Stalker has joined the company as Regional Sales Manager for South Texas, responsible for driving the company’s sales strategy and managing sales teams in the region.
Stalker brings more than 25 years of experience in advising local businesses on traditional and digital advertising and marketing products and services. His expertise and commitment to the independent directory publishing industry earned him an appointment to the Association of Directory Publishers board of directors, on which he served for the past nine years.
“Jeff is a wonderful addition to our team,” said Bruce Howard, CEO of User Friendly Media. “We look forward to calling on his years of industry experience and leadership.”
Previously, Stalker was COO of Texas Publishing Co. Ltd. and as principal representative for Texas Publishing and its sister company, Victory Publishing, responsible for a product portfolio that included advertising in print directories in South and Central Texas, business journals, magazines, website development, video production for websites, SEO, SEM and other digital media products.
Before Texas Publishing, Stalker served as director of operations for Gordon Publications, which he helped grow into a multi-million-dollar independent directory publisher.
About User Friendly Media (http://www.userfriendlymedia.com)
User Friendly Media’s mission is to connect buyers and sellers by putting local businesses at consumers’ fingertips. The User Friendly Media portfolio consists of 36 directories and 30 community websites across eight states. The User-Friendly Phone Book is currently the second largest independent phone book publisher in the U.S. The company’s mobile solutions include App Express, a mobile app builder and mobile website platform for SMBs. User Friendly Media’s GoLocal247.com, one of the fastest growing local business directory website platforms in the country, is filled with enhanced local business profiles, online coupons and everything local citizens need to discover what is happening in their communities. It is a portfolio company of media industry merchant bank Veronis Suhler Stevenson.