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, Director of Sales

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

Jason Emerson

Jason Emerson

Managing Editor for International Musician magazine

Jason has been a journalist for the past 20 years, working in newspapers, newsletters, and digital media on daily, weekly, and monthly publication schedules. He also has extensive experience in social media management. Additionally, Jason is an independent historian and the author or editor of seven books of history (about Abraham Lincoln and his family), dozens of articles in popular magazines and academic journals, and countless book reviews in magazines and journals. He is a national authority on the life of Mary Todd Lincoln, and has spoken to audiences at venues across the U.S.
 

315.422.4488 x 113 jemerson@bentley-hall.com

Chuck Schiele

Chuck Schiele

Creative Director

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, strategy, content creation, print, web, television, radio, market assessment and social media.

315.422.4488 x 105 cschiele@bentley-hall.com

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Cassidy Vianese

Cassidy Vianese

Digital Marketing Manager, Music Division / Classifieds Manager

Through internships and jobs in the music industry, Cassidy has come to learn a lot about social media and digital marketing. Whether it be creating fun graphics, generating new content, or communicating with other musicians, she hones in on that marketing skillset to engage users and develop readership. When she isn’t posting on socials or creating new content, Cassidy also handles the classified ads for International Musician.
 

315.422.4488 x 116 cvianese@bentley-hall.com

Tanya Hakes

Tanya Hakes

Digital Marketing Manager

Tanya’s diverse marketing career started about 15 years ago as a passion for creative writing turned into creative solutions to build audiences and facilitate sales. She’s worked in a variety of industries including outdoor advertising, dive travel, online education, and internet privacy and security. With specialities in email and SEO content development and an enthusiasm for all things digital, Tanya currently spends most of her time at Bentley-Hall dedicated to Summit Auto Group.
315.422-4488 x 151
tanya@bentley-hall.com

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Jesse Malone

Jesse Malone

Video Production Manager

Jesse brings a love of capturing moments to Bentley-Hall.
Possessing years of experience in filmmaking and a passion for telling stories visually; Jesse utilizes his experience with video editing, and cinematography, to turn vision into reality.
His love of honing his skills, coupled with his existing knowledge and experience, create for exciting visual opportunities on every endeavor.

315.422.4488 x 100 jmalone@bentley-hall.com

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

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