Dean L. Julia - Co-CEO. Mr. Julia holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Hofstra University received in 1990. From 1991-1996, Mr. Julia worked at various Investment Banks where he was involved in the funding of numerous IPO's in the Bio Technology and Communications sectors. From September 1996 through February 1998, Mr. Julia served as President and Chief Executive Officer of DLJ Consulting, a financial intermediary consultant for public and private companies. In 1998, Mr. Julia co-founded Ace Marketing (parent company to Mobiquity Networks) and became an officer, director and principal stockholder of the company. He continues to serve as CEO of Ace Marketing & Promotions where he sets overall strategy and continually fosters key relationships with technology partners and developers. As COO of Mobiquity, Mr. Julia is responsible for the integration of the sales and IT departments of Mobiquity with the creative, IT and database departments of Ace Marketing. He continues to set all operational strategies for scaling each department to meet the demands of managing and maintaining the aggressive expansion of the national proximity marketing network.
Michael D. Trepeta - Co-CEO. Mr. Trepeta received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Economics and Business Management with a minor in Communications from Cornell University in 1993. From 1993-1996, Mr. Trepeta worked as a stockbroker and was involved in the funding of numerous development-stage and growth companies. From September of 1996 through February 1998, he served as President of MDT Consulting Group, Inc., a corporation contracted by various companies to serve as a financial intermediary to investment bankers and to assist in developing products, services, and business strategies. In 1998, Mr. Trepeta co-founded Ace Marketing & Promotions (parent company to Mobiquity Networks) as an officer, director and principal owner of the company. He continues to set the strategy for all integrated marketing efforts at Ace Marketing through the development of models and solutions that leverage the attributes of cutting edge marketing technologies. As CEO of Mobiquity, Mr. Trepeta is responsible for setting strategy for the continued roll-out of Mobiquity's national proximity marketing network by securing long term strategic partnerships with key property owners and management companies while simultaneously forming key partnerships with OOH Agencies who control the media assets within those properties.
Sean Trepeta – President (Mobiquity Networks). Prior to joining the Mobiquity Networks team in May of 2011, Mr. Trepeta was President of Varsity Networks, a leading online portal dedicated to serving the High School sports market. While at Varsity Networks, Mr. Trepeta grew the network to include over 10,000 high school team websites and was responsible for growing web traffic to include millions of monthly visitors and registered users across the country allowing for additional revenue streams through the placement of online advertising by major national brands. Prior to this, Mr. Trepeta was the President & Co-Founder of OPEX Communications, Inc., a leading telecommunication service provider which was located in Chicago, specializing in traditional long-distance, wireless, and dedicated services. Mr. Trepeta ran sales and was able to grow the company through agents and the Internet to $48 million in annual sales before selling OPEX in 2006. Before working for OPEX, Mr. Trepeta was the vice president of sales and marketing for the US Buying Group, Inc. responsible for developing a small business-buying program, which included value added services such as overnight shipping, office supplies, and computer software products, as well as a full line of telecommunications services. Mr. Trepeta also developed and implemented the agent and carrier divisions of USBG. Prior to joining USBG, he was with MCI Telecommunications and NYNEX in New York City. Mr. Trepeta holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Cortland. As President of Mobiquity Networks, he is responsible for once again setting all sales and marketing strategies internally as well as handling the relationship and training of the national sales force of Mobiquity's key OOH Mall Media partner, EYE Corp. He continues to foster strategic relationships with agencies and national brands.
Sean McDonnell - Chief Financial Officer. Mr. McDonnell, a certified public accountant, has been self employed and in private accounting practice since January 1990, helping many types of business entities and associations to grow their companies and acquire financing for the purchase of buildings and equipment. Prior to starting his own practice, he was employed from 1985-1990 as a senior staff member in the accounting firm of Breiner & Bodian CPAs. After graduating from Dowling College in 1984, he was employed by Kenneth Silver CPA from 1984-1985. Mr. McDonnell has served as Chief Financial Officer of Ace since January 3, 2005.
Tom Arnost - Director. Mr. Arnost previously served as the Co-President of Univision Communications, Inc. Station Group, where he joined the company in 1994. He served as the Co-President of Univision Television Group, from 1997 to 2006, and prior to that as Executive Vice President of Univision ... Television Group from 1994 to 1996. In 2002, Mr. Arnost helped in successful launch of the Telefutura Station Group, which has since, significantly contributed to Univision's overall revenue growth and market value. During his tenure with Univision, total station group revenue grew from under $120 million in 1993 to approximately $700 million in 2006. Also during his tenure, the Company’s market value grew from roughly $500 million to over $14 billion. Mr. Arnost’s extensive business, financial, management and leadership experience in the telecommunications industry particularly qualifies him for serving on the Company’s board as an independent director.