NAMB elects new officers


NAMBThe National Association of Media Brokers (NAMB) elected a new slate of officers at its semi-annual meeting during the NAB/RAB Radio Show in Orlando. Newly elected to serve a two year term as president of NAMB is Glenn Serafin, Director of Tampa -based Serafin Bros, a national media brokerage. Prior to forming Serafin Bros. in 1993, he spent 11 years in news, sales and management at Associated Press and thereafter eight years at Communications Equity Associates, the international investment bank. Serafin succeeds Joseph B. “Jody” McCoy III, Director of Media Services Group.

Elected Vice President was Mark Jorgenson, the founding partner of Jorgenson Broadcast Brokerage. A 26 year brokerage veteran, Jorgenson previously owned and/or operated 20 radio and television stations.

The Secretary is Roger Rafson, the owner of CMS Station Brokerage, who, at 55, is celebrating 44 years in broadcasting! Mr. Rafson worked in radio and television advertising sales in Chicago and Pittsburgh, and at the national rep firm TeleRep. Greg Guy is the new Treasurer. A Managing Partner of Patrick Communications, Greg’s background includes stints at the National Association of Broadcasters as well as the Federal Communications Commission.

Two NAMB members, Ed Henson of Henson Media Inc. and Eddie Esserman of Media Services Group, also are members of the NAB Radio Board of Directors. And NAMB member and past-President Larry Patrick of Patrick Communications is Chairman of the NAB Political Action Committee (NABPAC). All three are station owners.

The NAMB is a founding underwriter of the Broadcaster’s Foundation “Ward L. Quaal Pioneer Awards,” given annually at the NAB convention in Las Vegas in April.

NAMB was established in 1985 to promote its services to the radio and television industries. NAMB members have handled billions of dollars of transactions since the association was founded 28 years ago.