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About NOSH

  • John Craven

    CEO / Founder / Editorial Director

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    John Craven

    CEO / Founder / Editorial Director

    As founder and CEO of BevNET, John Craven is a widely-recognized authority on the beverage industry and he is frequently cited in mainstream media. His vision shapes the editorial, publishing, and positioning of all of BevNET's properties, including BevNET.com, NOSH.com, BevNET Magazine, Brewbound.com and their associated conferences. John is a graduate of Boston College with a BS in Marketing and Computer Science.

  • Jeffrey Klineman

    Editor-in-Chief

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    Jeffrey Klineman

    Editor-in-Chief

    As Editor-in-Chief of BevNET, Jeff Klineman oversees the organization's reporting across all of its web sites, as well as BevNET Magazine. Jeff also plans, curates, and hosts the BevNET Live and NOSH Live conferences. Jeff previously worked as a newspaper reporter for the Lawrence Eagle-Tribune, the Boston TAB and the Metrowest Daily News, and has freelanced for publications like Slate, Boston Magazine, Self, George, Commonwealth, and the Chronicle of Philanthropy. He is a graduate of Yale University and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. A frequently-cited expert on the beverage industry, Jeff has also twice been named in Forbes as one of the 25 Most Influential when it comes to Consumer and Retail Companies.

  • John McKenna

    Director of Sales

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    John McKenna

    Director of Sales

    John McKenna has written and consulted extensively in the area of foods and beverages. Before joining BevNET to write Energy Drinks 2003, John authored a report on Functional Foods and Beverages and worked as a reporter for FDC Reports covering dietary supplements. John is a graduate of Tufts University.

  • Mike Schneider

    CMO

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    Mike Schneider

    CMO

    Mike Schneider is a seasoned executive who lives at the collision of brand, experience and product. He has deep roots in branding, mobile, content and events. Prior to BevNET, Schneider lead major rebranding efforts for Skyhook and GasBuddy and was the CMO of Apptopia. He also spent over 8 years in big Boston ad agencies Hill, Holliday and allen and gerritsen leading content, digital innovation and analytics teams. A long-time blogger and thought-leader, Schneider got his start drinking and evaluating craft beer and co-wrote Location Based Marketing for Dummies.

  • Kathi O'Neil

    Director of Operations & Accounting

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    Kathi O'Neil

    Director of Operations & Accounting

    Kathi O'Neil is Director of Operations & Accounting for BevNET.com, Inc.

  • Ray Latif

    Managing Editor/Producer

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    Ray Latif

    Managing Editor/Producer

    Ray has been with BevNET since March, 2011. As managing editor/producer, Ray oversees strategic planning and content management for BevNET's Taste Radio podcast, BevNET Magazine, and video on BevNET.com.

  • Chris Furnari

    Editor, Brewbound

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    Chris Furnari

    Editor, Brewbound

    Chris Furnari is the editor of Brewbound and focuses exclusively on the beer business. In addition to overseeing daily content, Furnari also plans and executes Brewbound's business networking events -- Brewbound Live and Brew Talks. He is a regular at industry gatherings and has been featured in mainstream media publications such as The New York Times, The Boston Globe, CNBC, USA Today, Mashable and Wired Magazine, among others.

  • Carol Ortenberg

    Editor, NOSH

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    Carol Ortenberg

    Editor, NOSH

    Carol is the Editor of NOSH, BevNet’s media property focusing on Natural, Healthy, Sustainable and Organic food products. Carol previously worked and consulted for several consumer goods companies, many within the food space. She also was on the marketing team for Whole Foods Market in the North Atlantic region. Prior to focusing on the food industry, Carol worked at several tech companies, including HubSpot, and served as a consumer researcher at AMP Agency. A graduate of Brandeis University in Journalism, Cultural Anthropology and Theater Arts, Carol is passionate about the food, agriculture and beverage industries.

  • Barry Nathanson

    Publisher, BevNET Magazine

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    Barry Nathanson

    Publisher, BevNET Magazine

    A 30-year publishing executive, Barry Nathanson has worked as publisher and group publisher in a myriad of markets including cosmetics and fragrance, consumer electronics, food and beverage marketing, non-foods merchandising and convenience store retailing. A graduate of Boston University, Barry has spent the last 22 years in the beverage retailing arena, and his experience has allowed him to serve as a resource to marketers, retailers and distributors, who recognize that his expertise and relationships, as well as his enthusiasm, lend him a unique perspective on their marketplace.

  • Adam Stern

    Senior Account Specialist

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    Adam Stern

    Senior Account Specialist

    Adam is a member of the BevNET sales team and is focused on the non-alcoholic beverage industry. Prior to joining BevNET in 2005, Adam held a position at Decision Resources, a biopharmaceutical executive advisory service and consulting firm, as a Research Associate, covering business and technology drivers of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology markets. Adam is a graduate of Bates College with degrees in Biology and International Relations.

  • John Fischer

    Account Specialist

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    John Fischer

    Account Specialist

    John manages the various industry guides that BevNET publishes throughout the year, and he manages accounts as well. John has over a decade of experience in sales, account management, and customer support. John also runs his own photography business, and you can visit his website at www.NoRoadUnturned.com

  • Matthew Kennedy

    Creative Director

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    Matthew Kennedy

    Creative Director

    Matt Kennedy is the Creative Director at BevNET and is responsible for the look and design of all of our publications. A graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Communication at Syracuse University, Matt came to BevNET in 2006 after working for publications in the Philadelphia area.

  • Aaron Willette

    Senior Designer

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    Aaron Willette

    Senior Designer

    Aaron is a graphic designer and works on BevNET.com, BevNET Magazine, and the many video projects that the company undertakes.

  • Joshua Pratt

    Video Editor

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    Joshua Pratt

    Video Editor

    Joshua became a member of the team when his startup Brewbound Experience LLC joined forces with BevNET. Joshua edits all of the videos for BevNET, Brewbound, and NOSH.com. Joshua is a 2006 graduate of Northeastern University.

  • Jon Landis

    Senior Brand Specialist

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    Jon Landis

    Senior Brand Specialist

    As senior brand specialist, Jon Landis is the liaison for brand owners and executives at the food, beverage and craft beer brands covered by NOSH, BevNET and Brewbound. Prior to joining BevNET in 2013, Jon was director of operations at Airways Development, LLC where he transformed the organization's production, distribution, accounting, marketing and reporting processes, leading to an eventual acquisition by WestMed, Inc. Jon is a 2008 Suffolk University graduate.

  • Ashley Harding

    Events Director

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    Ashley Harding

    Events Director

    Ashley Harding is Events Director for BevNET, NOSH and Brewbound.

  • Andrew Brayton

    Brand Specialist

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    Andrew Brayton

    Brand Specialist

    As the Brand Specialist for BevNET and NOSH, Andrew Brayton is a liaison to food and beverage companies. He comes from the brand side of the CPG industry, previously holding the title of National Sales Director at Earnest Eats.

  • Martín Caballero

    Assistant Editor, BevNET

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    Martín Caballero

    Assistant Editor, BevNET

    Martín writes news articles and feature stories covering the non-alcoholic beverage industry for BevNET. A graduate of Boston University, Martín's previous work has appeared in USA Today, The Boston Globe and The Boston Herald.

  • Justin Kendall

    Assistant Editor, Brewbound

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    Justin Kendall

    Assistant Editor, Brewbound

    Justin Kendall provides daily coverage of the beer industry on Brewbound.com, conducts live-streamed interviews during Brewbound's events and co-produces the Brewbound podcast. Kendall is a 17-year career journalist who led alt-weekly newspapers in Kansas City, Missouri, and Des Moines, Iowa.

  • Bryce McDonald

    National Accounts Manager

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  • Jacqui Brugliera

    Marketing & Communications Specialist

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    Jacqui Brugliera

    Marketing & Communications Specialist

    Jacqui Brugliera is the Marketing & Communications Specialist for BevNET, NOSH, Brewbound and Taste Radio.

  • Nathan Brescia

    Photographer

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    Nathan Brescia

    Photographer

    Nathan Brescia is Photographer for BevNET, NOSH and Brewbound.

  • Brad Avery

    Reporter

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    Brad Avery

    Reporter

    Brad is a Reporter for BevNET.com.

  • Jessica Fagan

    Marketing Coordinator

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    Jessica Fagan

    Marketing Coordinator

    Jessica is the Marketing Coordinator for BevNET, NOSH, Brewbound and Taste Radio.

  • Kwaku Adu-Gyamfi

    Sales & Marketing Admin

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  • Jack Craven

    Chairman

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    Jack Craven

    Chairman

    Jack is a senior media executive with a strong financial background. Currently, Jack serves as a Senior Advisor to Conway, Del Genio, Gries & Co, LLC., the financial advisory and restructuring firm. Jack is also chairman and co-founder of Bevnet.com Inc. Jack’s career includes senior executive positions at major media companies including American Media, Executive Vice President and CFO, and Time Inc where he was Executive Vice President and CFO of Time/Warner Retail Marketing. Prior to that Jack was Senior VP –Operations and CFO of Jobson Publishing. Jack is a CPA and earned an MBA (with distinction) from NYU Stern School of Business. He is former chairman of the NYSSCPA’s Publishing Committee and a member of the Bankruptcy and Reorganization committee. In addition, Jack is a member of the Turn Around Management Association. He is a member of the Board, Audit and Finance committees of the Theodore Roosevelt Council of the Boy Scouts of American, which serves over 17,000 youth in Nassau County, Long Island.