The Leaders of the Pack

And the Experience to Prove It

Dean Media Group’s core leadership brings decades of combined experience in financial marketing, business development and sales. Beyond these leaders is a supporting cast of more than 20 talented and experienced teammates.

Jon Dean, Founder

Jon Dean, Founder

As Founder of Dean Media Group, Jon (‘JD’) Dean leads all strategic initiatives with an entrepreneurial vision and experience unique in the realm of financial marketing services.

Fully versed in the entire financial marketing mix, JD possesses more than a decade of financial sales, marketing, design and development experience, including work on both the client and agency sides. Through guidance and education, JD instills a confidence in the work in everything DMG does. He has deep working relationships with countless leaders in the financial industry, which are constantly leveraged to provide our clients with the absolute best financial marketing knowledge available.

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Phil Bellini, Co-Founder

Phil Bellini, Co-Founder

As DMG’s Co-Founder, Phil Bellini brings a high level of energy, wealth of knowledge and years of financial marketing experience to the company – specifically to the FinancialAudiences™ team, where he focuses on sales, publisher relationships and overall revenue growth.

Phil helps find and leverage the right vehicles to deliver performance-driven financial ad campaigns for clients. He is also constantly working with financial publishers to help them better monetize their inventory and maximize revenue. Phil’s hard work has helped DMG build an extensive network of long-lasting relationships with financial publishers and advertisers around the world.

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Bill Furlong, Managing Director

Bill Furlong, Managing Director, FinancialAudiences™

As Managing Director, Bill brings a great deal of experience – specifically to the FinancialAudiences™ team, where he focuses on channel and publisher partnerships as well as overall revenue growth.

Bill was previously the VP of Business Development and part of the founding team at BIZO, a B2B multi-channel audience marketing platform, he help build a network of over 2,800 vertical websites as well as many b2b marketer and ad agency relationships Earlier in his career, Bill was former publisher of Crain’s BtoB magazine as well as CEO/ CoFounder of the pioneering b2b online ad network, B2BWorks.

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Frank Nicodem, Managing Director

Frank Nicodem, Managing Director

As one of Dean Media Group’s Managing Directors, Frank is responsible for key company business intelligence, inventory monetization, campaign performance analysis, and additional marketing responsibilities.

Frank also heads up our audience analytics department, providing insightful trend analysis and audience profiling helping to maximize the audience segments we create for our clients.

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Meghan McCarthy, Managing Director

Meghan McCarthy, Managing Director

As one of DMG’s Managing Directors, Meghan McCarthy leads our financial media services team with expansive industry knowledge and years of experience working with hundreds of global financial publishers.

Partnering with financial clients and publishers to maximize their ROI, Meghan helps clients reach their end goals by constantly searching for new ideas and areas to explore. Meghan has helped DMG build personal, lasting relationships with more publishers than any other financial marketing company. Spawned from these relationships, our DMG agency clients enjoy access to otherwise unknown opportunities.

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Justin Perry, Marketing Director

Justin Perry, Marketing Director

As DMG’s Marketing Director, Justin Perry heads up corporate marketing as well as research and development for the company as a whole.

His unique approach to marketing, coupled with years of financial creative and marketing experience, has made him an integral part of the DMG team – providing strategy, insight and fresh ideas to everything that we do.

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Jeremy Berghorst, Creative Director

Jeremy Berghorst, Creative Director

As Creative Director, Jeremy Berghorst takes over a decade of experience in the financial category and applies it to creative design and development for DMG’s marketing clients.

A strategic thinker and problem solver, Jeremy takes complex concepts and simplifies them for consumption in memorable, meaningful ways. Clients leverage his industry knowledge to create effective campaigns across all types of media, from digital to print and anything in between.

Connect with Jeremy on LinkedIn.