Mr. Kramer has over 40 years of experience in media and publishing. He currently serves on the board of directors of Gannett Co., Inc. and previously served Gannett Co., Inc. as President and Publisher of USA TODAY from May 2012 to June 2015. Prior to joining Gannett, he was a media consultant and adjunct professor of Media Management at the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. From January 2008 to January 2010, Mr. Kramer was a Senior Advisor of Polaris Venture Partners. From March 2005 until March 2008, he served in a number of positions at CBS, including President of CBS Digital Media. Prior to joining CBS, he was Chairman, CEO and Founder of MarketWatch, Inc. until its sale to Dow Jones in January 2005. He was Founder, Executive Editor, and President of Data Sport Inc. from 1991-1994 and joined Data Broadcasting Corp. as Vice President in 1994 following its acquisition of Data Sport. Prior to founding Data Sport, he spent more than 20 years in journalism as a reporter and editor, including as Assistant Managing Editor and Metro Editor of the Washington Post and Editor of the San Francisco Examiner. While a journalist, he won several awards for reporting, including the National Press Club Award, and while an editor, his staffs won two Pulitzer Prizes. Mr. Kramer serves on the board of directors of Harvard Business Publishing and the board of trustees of Syracuse University. He was a founding board member and former Chairman of The Online Publishers Association and previously served on the public company boards of Discovery Communications, Inc. (2008-2012), Answers Corp. (2005-2011) and MarketWatch Inc. (1999-2005).
Mr. Callaway has nearly 30 years of experience in the media industry. Before joining TheStreet, Inc., he served as Editor-in-Chief at USA Today, since 2012. At USA Today, Mr. Callaway grew the digital news group to the fifth-largest in the United States. Prior to that, Mr. Callaway served as the Editor-in-Chief of MarketWatch, where he expanded the newsroom to 120 journalists across bureaus in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. He has also served as a securities industry reporter at Bloomberg and a reporter with the Boston Herald. Mr. Callaway holds a master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.
Eric F. Lundberg is Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of TheStreet, Inc.
Stefan Chopin is Chief Technology Officer of TheStreet, Inc.
Mr. Chopin is a seasoned technology professional that has spent his entire career in the financial services industry creating and operating sophisticated solutions for the trading, research and information publishing sectors. Most recently, Mr. Chopin was CTO of EDGAR Online where he created advanced analytic and compliance solutions for exchange listed companies.
Prior to EDGAR Online, Mr. Chopin was CTO of E-Tran, Inc., a provider of payment and private label electronic bill-pay solutions to financial institutions. In 1995, Stefan founded Pequot Systems Inc., to develop strategic e- business technology solutions for the financial services community. Pequot was subsequently acquired by iXL Inc. to form the basis of a Financial Services Industry Practice. Mr. Chopin assumed the role of CTO for the Financial Industry Practice at iXL and developed sophisticated trading and web-based wealth management solutions for international banks. Prior to Pequot, he was Vice President of Engineering for Micrognosis, Inc. Micrognosis was a leading provider of high-end trading room solutions for the global financial services community. Mr. Chopin started his career at Singer & Friedlander, Ltd, a UK merchant bank. In 2010, he was awarded two patents relating to the display and analysis of financial information.
Ms. Zorn has served as President of RateWatch since June 2011. RateWatch maintains the nation’s largest historical and real-time database of deposit, loan, and fee information from more than 100,000 financial institutions. Ms. Zorn joined RateWatch in 2001 as Vice President of Sales & Marketing responsible for sales, retention, marketing, and customer service. In 2004 Rachelle assumed responsibility for company-wide operations and, tasked with assessing the business for maximum performance, she increased profit margins by 40%. RateWatch was subsequently sold to TheStreet in 2007 with Rachelle as RateWatch’s Chief Operations Officer. From 2009 – 2014 Rachelle also served as the Vice President of Inside Sales & Customer Service for TheStreet’s consumer-facing, premium services division. Prior to joining RateWatch, Rachelle held various positions in call center, payroll, and health service industries. Rachelle earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and communications from the University of Wisconsin and resides in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.
Michael Crosby is President of The Deal LLC, a leading financial technology and media company providing idea generation for over 145,000 of the world's leading bankers, lawyers, consultants and private equity professionals. Michael joined The Deal in 2007 as Managing Director and led the transformation of the company from largely print and ad-based to an all-digital subscription business with two primary products: The Deal, which provides editorial, data, and analytics aimed at generating ideas for deals; and BoardEx, which is a relationship mapping service used to generate ideas for business development. Prior to The Deal, Michael founded the Hedge Fund group at Thomson Reuters where he led sales and service for several hundred hedge fund clients growing the business by 25%. Previous work experience includes serving as Vice President of Global Sales at MarketWatch and product director of AT&T Solutions' enterprise web-hosting business where he also worked on text-to-speech technology. His experience also includes running the back-office of a boutique brokerage firm and consulting with exporters on expanding into new markets. He is a native of Canada and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and an MBA from Dalhousie University. He has a pending patent for discovering business relationships via deal work.
Mr. James R Freiman is Senior Vice President, Media Revenue, Business & Audience Development of TheStreet Inc. In his current role James is responsible for all distribution, traffic and content partnerships, media and licensing revenue. Prior to joining the company in 2009, Mr. Freiman was most recently Senior Vice President of Marketing and Advertising Sales at Grandparents.com. From 2002-2007, he served as Vice President of Worldwide Advertising Sales and Business Development at Lavalife Inc., a leading subscription-based social media and online dating service. Mr. Freiman spent the previous 14 years in business development and management roles at leading Media and Online Properties including AOL, United Online (Juno Division), Bertelsmann, PolyGram Records (Universal Music) and Young & Rubicam. Mr. Freiman received his BBA in Finance with concentration in International Marketing from The University of Texas in Austin. Mr Freiman is on the Board of Directors of Digital Content Next and is an active member of several IAB committees and advisory boards
Ronni Diamant is Vice President, Global Human Resources for TheStreet, Inc. Ms. Diamant has led the human resources strategy for the firm since July 2000 and was appointed to the Vice President position and member of the executive team in June 2009. She is responsible for all areas of people strategies and executive administration across all subsidiaries, including compensation, benefits, employee relations, recruitment, facilities management, employment and organizational development. Prior to joining the Company in 1999, Ms. Diamant spent several years in the Human Resources department for Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and public affairs firm where she provided human resources support for the New York headquarter focusing on recruiting, benefits, employee relations, training and development. Ms. Diamant holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in human resources from Syracuse University. She is active in charitable ventures including the establishment of a non-profit weekly program for children living in the New York City Shelter system as well as regular participation and fundraising for 180 Turning Lives Around, Poricy Park, New York Cares and Monmouth County clothing and food drives.
Jeff has more than 17 years' experience at The Deal, joining at its inception in 1999. As Creative Director, he runs a new client-facing content business at TheStreet and The Deal. It enables clients to tell their own story across platforms and media including digital, print and video, produced by a professional in-house studio for high-quality products.
Prior to serving as Creative Director, Jeff served as Editor in Chief of The Deal. He oversaw The Daily Deal, a twice-daily digital newspaper covering the day's top M&A stories; Ahead of the News, an exclusive compilation of advance intelligence; and delivered daily exclusives & breaking news alerts across M&A, private equity, activism and restructuring. Under Jeff's leadership, The Deal staff won consecutive SABEW Best-in-Business awards for Digital General Excellence
A lawyer by training, Jeff has been a professional writer and editor since 1983. He entered the industry as a stringer for the Courier-News, a daily newspaper in central New Jersey. As a writer for New Jersey Reporter, a public policy journal based in Princeton, he won several awards for his coverage of state politics and government, and served as a political commentator and advisor for television stations in New Jersey and Philadelphia. He has also covered the courts for Manhattan Lawyer, a unit of American Lawyer Media, worked as a reporter for the New Jersey Law Journal—for which he established "Appellate Watch", a column about the state Supreme Court—and was associate editor of the Law Journal, directing some of the paper's signature projects, and assistant managing editor for the New York Law Journal.
Tara Murphy is managing editor of TheStreet, overseeing the editorial operations of TheStreet.com and The Deal. Prior to joining TheStreet, she served as president of KATYA Inc., an online women's apparel company. She had previously served as director of business development at Hearst Digital Media as well as managing editor of Cosmopolitan.com. Before Hearst, she spent six years at Forbes, where she served as senior anchor of the Forbes.com Video Network. Tara was formerly a staff reporter at TheStreet.com. She began her professional career in U.S. institutional equity sales at Merrill Lynch in New York.
Jack Mohr is the Research Director of Action Alerts PLUS, Jim Cramer's Charitable Trust portfolio. Within that high-profile role, Jack is responsible for the daily management of the fund where he works closely with Jim Cramer on macro strategy, portfolio construction, and stock selection. In consultation with Jim, he writes daily alerts and weekly summary reports for subscribers. Previously, he's worked with Jim developing stock ideas and strategies for CNBC's Mad Money. Prior to joining TheStreet, Jack worked as an equity research analyst on the top ranked Retail team at Barclays covering the supermarkets, drug stores, dollar stores, and healthy living companies. Jack began his career within Barclays' equity sales and trading division and has a terrific knowledge of both the analysis and trading of all sectors within the stock market. Jack holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Georgetown University, where he served on the Board of Directors as Treasurer of the $17 million Georgetown University Federal Credit Union. He writes for TheStreet and has been featured on CNBC, ABC News, Fox 5 New York, and many other media outlets.
Heather Mars is General Counsel for TheStreet, Inc., where she oversees the legal functions and provides guidance and counseling to all areas of the company. Prior to joining TheStreet, Heather was senior in-house counsel for CBS Interactive, focusing primarily on data and content licensing matters and a wide range of technology and other commercial transactions. Prior to CBS Interactive, Heather was senior in-house counsel for Sony Music Entertainment, where she assisted with the launch of various new digital products and services, and associated intellectual property issues. Heather has over 15 years of experience in the digital media industry. She received her B.S. from University of South Carolina and J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.