Westport, CT – November 13, 2009 – Connoisseur Media, LLC today announced the appointment of David Bevins to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Bevins, 44, will be responsible for all day-to-day operations and execution of strategy for Connoisseur Media. For the past four years he had served as VP of Operations for the company. Before Connoisseur Media, Bevins’ management roles included: General Manager for Connoisseur Communications in Quad Cities and Rockford, IL from 1993-2000 when the company was sold to Cumulus Broadcasting; Director of Sales for Clear Channel and Station Manager for WKSC in Chicago from 2000-2003; General Manager/Vice President for Radio One in Cleveland from 2003-2006.
“I am extremely excited to have David receive this recognition for his leadership role in our company. We will greatly benefit from his experience and proven record of success” said Jeffrey D. Warshaw, CEO of Connoisseur Media.
“I appreciate all of the opportunities that Connoisseur Media has provided to me during my 10 year career with both Connoisseur Communications and Connoisseur Media. I am very proud of what our company has accomplished in such a short period of time, and I look forward to being part of our continued growth” said Mr. Bevins.
Founded in 2004, Connoisseur Media has rapidly expanded through both acquisitions and new licenses granted by the FCC to over 22 stations in Billings, MT, Bloomington, IL, Erie, PA, Huntington, WV, Omaha, NE, Wichita, KS, Des Moines, IA, Rapid City, SD, and Bismarck, ND.