Our Team

Our experienced creative team of designers, web developers, videographers, writers, media buyers, and marketing experts has worked with many clients from diverse industries—medical, automotive, music, entertainment, and recreation—to produce targeted and niche marketing materials that engage current consumers and reach new audiences.

Dan Walding

Dan Walding

Chief Executive officer

Leading Bentley-Hall with the benefit of 30 years experience in sales, marketing, media and online management, consulting, and operations within various companies including his own advertising agency and consulting firm. Skilled at developing multi-level marketing and advertising programs that generate measurable results at agreed upon returns on investment.

315.422.4488 x 104 dwalding@bentley-hall.com

Bob Popyk

Bob Popyk

Founder

Bob’s columns appear in industry and trade magazines including The Music Trades and International Musician. Bob’s books include Here’s My Card, Frankly—Just Between Us, and Marketing Beyond Your Front Door. He’s recognized as the leading authority on taking sales to the next level. Bob has addressed hundreds of conventions and has produced books and videos that are distributed worldwide.

315.422.4488 x 102 bob@bentley-hall.com

Cherie Yurco

Cherie Yurco

Editor

Cherie Yurco has worked as a freelance editor and writer for 25+ years, covering topics from travel to business to music, in Asia, Europe, and the  US. Recently she has rediscovered her passion for photography. She  enjoys exploring, photographing, and writing about music-related destinations. Visit her blog at www.musicalcities.com.

 

315.422.4488 x 113 cyurco@bentley-hall.com

Mike Lemoniades

Mike Lemoniades

Production Manager

Mike has 30 years experience as an award winning and energetic progressive marketing, broadcasting, internet and telecommunications professional with a consistent track record of success. Mike has managed a variety of projects, from commercial video productions to TV shows and infomercials. He also excels in brand management, event management, employee training and media relations.

315.422.4488 x 100 mlemoniades@bentley-hall.com

Google Certified: SEM

Jon Dufort

Jon Dufort

Web Manager

Always trying to expand his skill set, Jon has applied himself to web development, analytics, print layout, illustration, photography (digital and film), video editing, journalism, advertising, proof-reading, IT tinkering, and brewing coffee. Currently his primary duty at Bentley-Hall is developing and refining the web presence of clients.

315.422.4488 x 111 jdufort@bentley-hall.com

Google Certified: SEO, SEM

Chuck Schiele

Chuck Schiele

Art Director / Online Editor

Chuck possesses a 35+ year background as an award-winning Art/Creative Director, including official recognition by the California State Senate. Noted for a lifelong string of successful national, regional and local campaigns, his scope of expertise includes concept building, print, web, audio-visual and social media.

315.422.4488 x 105 cschiele@bentley-hall.com

Google Certified: SEO, SEM

Karen Godgart

Karen Godgart

Advertising Sales Director

Karen brings a wealth of publishing industry experience to Bentley-Hall. For over 20 years, she has held senior level advertising positions, successfully developing business for publications serving the Pro Audio and Music Industries. A life-long music enthusiast, Karen has pioneered several new publications, custom projects and events serving the music festival, studio recording, music and live sound industries.

315.422.4488 x 101 kgodgart@bentley-hall.com

Neil Connors

Neil Connors

Web Editor / Social Media Analyst

Neil graduated from Syracuse University with a BA in English and a minor in Computer Studies and Technologies. His job on the web is creating content, organizing the writers’ articles, and developing the community as well as partaking in website designs and structuring.

315.422-4488 x 151
neil@bentley-hall.com

Google Certified: SEO, SEM

Artie Parilla

Artie Parilla

Classifieds Manager

Artie has over 20 years in database marketing and list management. His experience includes sales, advertising, marketing and playing the bass as a youngster in New York City’s Latin clubs. As an ex-Marine he enjoys sports, hiking and dancing.

 

315.422.4488 x 116 aparrilla@bentley-hall.com