Since 1996 Bill Zadeits has been a leader with Auto Remarketing News Magazine. Through 19 years of dedicated service to the remarketing industry, Zadeits now serves as the president of Cherokee Media Group, publisher of Auto Remarketing and conference chairman for Auto Remarketing Canada and Used Car Week conferences. With a background in broadcasting and media, he’s an expert at driving panels into rich content conversations with the industry’s top executives.
With a combined 35 years of experience in the automotive industry, this team of heavy hitters manage new business development, client relations and cultivating customized advertising plans for Auto Remarketing News Magazine, SubPrime Auto Finance News, BHPH Report, Auto Remarketing Canada, and sponsorship packages for Cherokee Media Group events. With over 95,000 print and digital readers throughout the United States and Canada, Steve Leslie, Amanda Dunlap and Jessica Johnson pair the automotive remarketing industry’s best businesses with the latest, most innovative, marketing and advertising opportunities.
Joe Overby is the senior editor of Auto Remarketing and Auto Remarketing Canada, the leading business-to-business publications for the used-car and remarketing industry. Joe leads the planning, coordinating and editorial efforts for the company’s Auto Remarketing-based e-newsletters, digital and print publications. Joe is also a frequent moderator at Used Car Week conferences. His experience outside of Auto Remarketing includes time as a sports reporter for local and student newspapers. Joe graduated from N.C. State University in 2005 is a die-hard (and long-suffering) Wolfpack sports fan.
Nick Zulovich is the senior editor of SubPrime Auto Finance News and BHPH Report, which keeps readers informed and educated on industry practices, trends and changes in the subprime finance and buy-here, pay-here industries. Nick leads the planning, coordinating and editorial efforts for the company’s SubPrime Auto Finance News and BHPH Report-based e-newsletters, digital and print publications. In addition, Nick moderates a variety of automotive webinars which cover a variety of industry-specific topics. He will also win any costume contest.
In her 13 years of event planning experience, Marilu McQuilkin has managed a wide variety of events, ranging from educational training seminars to golf tournaments at some of the world’s most recognized courses. These days, McQuilkin focuses on the automotive industry, managing the team of professionals that produces all Cherokee Media Group’s events. Details matter, and McQuilkin’s uncompromising focus is on every detail, big and small, that makes each event a success.
As a writer, editor and project manager with parent company S&A Cherokee for the past 13 years Kati Knowland currently plays an integral role on the conference team. The key to a successful event marketing campaign is a strong agenda to support it. Working directly with conference speakers, and with a pulse on all of the industry hot topics, Knowland molds content for informational value helping to ensure the conference provides useful tools for attendees to take away from their event experience.
Managing a circulation database of over 200,000 for all S&A Cherokee publications, Lisa McGraw focuses on attendee communication, dealer recruitment and exhibitor planning for Cherokee Media Group conferences. Her strength in communication management plays an integral role in transitioning attendees and exhibitors into active event participants.
Aframian’s decade long event planning experience has been inspired by her passion to bring people together to discuss the challenges and opportunities they face. Aframian works to build collaborative communities by creating engaging and memorable experiences that inspire action. Her responsibilities include event logistics, vendor coordination, creative direction for event collateral and marketing materials, and onsite activation of sponsorships.