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Alecia ArchibaldAlecia Archibald

Alecia Archibald

Senior Editor, Pumps Division

Alicia Archibald

Alicia Archibald

Senior Editor, Pumps Division

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As an editor, Alecia is keenly aware that her name is misspelled. She CQed it with her parents and, yes, Alecia’s right. As a young girl, she started her elementary school newspaper and has been working in publishing ever since. She graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in news editorial and gained 27 years experience before joining CMG in 2014. She is the author of two books about two of her favorite topics: food and fellow Alabama belle Tallulah Bankhead.

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Brandon Whittemore

Controller

Brandon Whittemore

Brandon Whittemore

Controller

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Ask anyone. Brandon is a phenom. After graduating with a business administration degree in 2014, he joined the staff at CMG and within months was named the company’s controller. He believes that every problem has a solution, and that Cracker Barrel meat-and-threes were created by the Good Lord himself. His co-workers expect to see nothing but more rocketing success in his future. We don’t call him Skywalker for nothing.

Mark GoinsMark Goins

Mark Goins

Account Executive, Pumps Division

Mark Goins

Mark Goins

Account Executive, Pumps Division

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With more than 25 years experience in sales and project management, Mark knows how to plan and drive campaigns from start to finish. Since joining CMG in 2007, he has offered clients sound advice and superior products to provide them with the measurable results they seek. Mark may not have been a student at the University of Alabama since he graduated in 1989, but he’s still a presence on campus, tailgating most every game day.

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Mary-Kathryn Baker

Account Executive, Pumps Division

Mary-Kathryn Baker

Mary-Kathryn Baker

Account Executive, Pumps Division

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MK began her career at CMG a decade ago – her first post-college job after completing a BA in communications and information science at the University of Alabama in 2005. She was born to the sales game, naturally outgoing and driven. Meeting with customers and providing them with solid value and service is her favorite part of the job. MK treasures each customer relationship and strives to bring them the best results for their business.

Elizabeth ManningElizabeth Manning

Elizabeth Manning

Managing Editor, Construction Business Owner

Elizabeth Manning

Elizabeth Manning

Managing Editor, Construction Business Owner

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This editor boasts both a BA and master’s in journalism from the University of Alabama. She understands that the heart of journalism is storytelling and works hard to write with passion and respect for her subjects – in this case, construction business owners. As a perk, she gets to test drive construction equipment. Yes, she wears a hard hat. Elizabeth – known in CBO circles as Hawkeye – brings a spirit of fun to the worksite.

Terri JacksonTerri Jackson

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Creative Director

Terri Jackson

Terri Jackson-Gray

Creative Director

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Terri is best known for making things and making things happen. It doesn’t take long for her to turn ideas into reality. With more than 26 years experience in graphic design, she heads up the Creative Services department. She is a leader who inspires confidence and affection. As a runner, she knows how to go the distance in every endeavor. Challenging her team and providing opportunities for them to grow gives her deep satisfaction as a professional, a colleague and a friend.

Sonya CrockerSonya Crocker

Sonya Crocker

Marketing & Sales Associate

Sonya Crocker

Sonya Crocker

Marketing & Sales Associate

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If you need your spirits lifted, go spend a few minutes with Sonya. She knows that laughter is good for the soul – we know it’s true because we often can hear her laughing out loud and cheering on co-workers. She has been in sales support for 26 years and with CMG since 2014. Sonya says that her accomplishments throughout the day bring her happiness and contentment. Her goal is to contribute to her department and CMG’s success daily.

Wally EvansWally Evans

Wally Evans

Publisher

Wally Evans

Wally Evans

Publisher

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What sets Wally apart from other publishers? He is taller, and probably louder, than most. And, he works hard to create a culture of fun and personal fulfillment at CMG. He has a BA in economics from Sewanee, a MBA from the University of Alabama in Birmingham and a team with wicked talent. In fact, his favorite thing about the job is watching the magic that happens when a creative team comes together. His motto is “life is a journey, so enjoy the ride!” He helps us do just that.

Amelia MessamoreAmelia Messamore

Amelia Messamore

Managing Editor, Pumps Division

Amelia Messamore

Amelia Messamore

Managing Editor, Pumps Division

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As a writer/editor on Pumps & Systems, Amelia reported from Zambia and Malawi on pump technology that’s transforming rural Africa. After earning her bachelor’s degree in journalism, she joined CMG in August 2013 – which happened to be the same week she got married and moved to Birmingham. The team appreciates her ability to both obsess over the details and see the bigger picture. Her life motto is esse quam videri, which means “to be, rather than to seem.” In life and work, Amelia is authentic and eager to make a difference.

Amy CashAmy Cash

Amy Cash

Digital Community Manager

Amy Cash

Amy Cash

Digital Community Manager

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Amy graduated from the University of Alabama in 2011 with a degree in advertising. Originally joining CMG in 2015 as an editor, she quickly honed her skills in web-exclusive content and social media to become the Digital Community Manager for all our brands. Her creativity, organization and brilliance converge as she navigates the digital landscape. Calligraphy is her not-so-secret talent that she shares with brides across the state. Amy enjoys visiting her rural Alabama hometown to visit her adopted mutt, Cyrus.

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Derrell Moody

National Sales Manager, Pumps Division

Derrell Moody

Derrell Moody

National Sales Manager, Pumps Division

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Derrell takes relationships very seriously. With customers all over the world, it can be difficult to make connections, but Derrell finds a way. He says that his clients feel like family to him, and that is part of the reason he works so hard to bring them success. He’s been in sales at CMG since 2005. When he’s not at work, Derrell can be found hunting or camping, cheering on the Crimson Tide or beating all comers at his specialty sport, ping pong.

Garrick StoneGarrick Stone

Garrick Stone

Account Executive, Pumps Division

Garrick Stone

Garrick Stone

Account Executive, Pumps Division

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Garrick is an accomplished sales executive with 22 years of experience and a marketing degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Just before he joined CMG in 2015, he was recognized as one of the top 100 global sales performers for Google, landing him a week-long trip to Brazil during the 2014 World Cup. The trip fed Garrick’s love of international soccer. Additionally, Garrick is an avid road and mountain biker.

Greg MeinekeGreg Meineke

Greg Meineke

VP of Sales

Greg Meineke

Greg Meineke

VP of Sales

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Greg, himself a fan and coach for his kids teams, has sports in his blood. Literally. His dad was an NBA standout who still holds several records. Greg has taken the ideals of teamwork to heart, building relationships in and out of the office as the foundation of his success. He’s a graduate of Miami of Ohio, with a degree in marketing. After nearly 30 years of advertising experience, Greg joined the CMG team in 2013 as head of advertising.

Greg RagsdaleGreg Ragsdale

Greg Ragsdale

Digital Project Manager

Greg Ragsdale

Greg Ragsdale

Digital Project Manager

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Greg Ragsdale (one of three Gregs at CMG) defies labels. He earned his BA from Birmingham-Southern in 1993 and joined CMG in 2005. He works in print. He works online. On newsletters and data analytics. This art director has worked more years in the business than he’d like to admit – furthering his reputation as an invaluable veteran and ultimate team player. Plus, his unflappable demeanor separates him as a true publishing rarity.

Jim HarmonJim Harmon

Jim Harmon

Associate Publisher, HomeCare

Jim Harmon

Jim Harmon

Associate Publisher, HomeCare

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Jim has been in advertising for 32 years, five of those at CMG. After cutting his teeth in New York on Madison Avenue (our very own Mad Man) with clients such as Pepsi, Frito-Lay, Procter and Gamble, Maybelline and more, Jim came home to Alabama and hasn’t looked back. His HomeCare customers understand that his tenacious attitude brings success to their company’s marketing endeavors. When he’s not perfecting ad strategy, Jim is playing his guitar or listening to music.

Kathy WellsKathy Wells

Kathy Wells

Editor, Construction Business Owner

Kathy Wells

Kathy Wells

Editor, Construction Business Owner

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After just one year at CMG, Kathy was promoted from HomeCare managing editor to editor of Construction Business Owner. Her blazing trajectory of success is punctuated only by her continuing search for the perfect slice of pizza. A graduate of Auburn University with a degree in English, Kathy best communicates ideas through drawing. Her well-designed sketches take ideas for covers and spreads from concept to printed product, making her a favorite of the Creative Services team.

Lisa FreemanLisa Freeman

Lisa Freeman

Print Production Manager

Lisa Freeman

Lisa Freeman

Print Production Manager

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Lisa is without a doubt the heart and soul of the Cahaba Media office. Her favorite quote from Maya Angelou says it all: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Lisa makes her co-workers feel good every day. She joined the company in 2003 and has worked in several positions, now as a leader on the Creative Services team.

Lori MasaoayLori Masaoay

Lori Masaoay

Audience Development Manager

Lori Masaoay

Lori Masaoay

Audience Development Manager

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Lori is well respected in her industry and prides herself on maintaining strong circulation numbers for each of CMG’s titles – no small feat for a department of one. Her favorite part of the job is seeing to the details of fulfillment, including the minutia of solving one-on-one customer issues. Her degree in broadcast journalism from Northwest Missouri State prepared her well for her successful publishing career.

Melanie MageeMelanie Magee

Melanie Magee

Art Director

Melanie Magee

Melanie Magee

Art Director

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If there was just one word to describe Melanie, it would be “creative.” This graphic designer is a color theorist, silkscreen specialist, a discerning photographer and a successful painter who longs to return to Italy to continue her art experiences there. After earning a BFA in illustration at Auburn University, Melanie spent 20 years building her graphic design reputation before joining CMG in 2014. Beyond her remarkable talent, her sweet spirit endears her to everyone she meets.

Savanna GraySavanna Gray

Savanna Gray

Managing Editor, Pumps Division

Savanna Gray

Savanna Gray

Managing Editor, Pumps Division

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Well educated and extremely intelligent, Savanna worked for a time as a teacher before falling in love with editing. She interned with CMG – twice! – and became a fulltime employee in 2014 after she finished her master’s in English. Her time as a teacher helped her develop the patented patience she is known for in the office. Her willingness to always offer solutions in any challenging situation is the hallmark of her success.

Stephanie Gibson LeporeStephanie Gibson Lepore

Stephanie Gibson Lepore

Editor, HomeCare

Stephanie Gibson

Stephanie Gibson Lepore

Editor, HomeCare

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Stephanie, who grew up in Georgia, has been an editor for 15 years, putting to perfect use her dual Type A and Type B personalities. She carries the OCD tendencies of a traditional bulldog copy editor with the free spirit of a creative, and it shows in her engaging, inventive content. A graduate of the University of Georgia, Stephanie can’t live without San Pellegrino, Goldfish crackers, HGTV or daydreams. Did we mention that she’s a Georgia fan?

Van ImbragulioVan Imbragulio

Van Imbragulio

Account Executive, Construction Business Owner

Van Imbragulio

Van Imbragulio

Account Executive, Construction Business Owner

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Van likes to see his customers succeed, and in today’s changing media landscape, that means understanding the best that print and digital have to offer. Van offers an unrivaled depth of knowledge in analytics, with the ability to measure true results for his clients with proven metrics. He graduated from Southern Miss in 1987 with a BS in marketing management and has been with CMG since 2010. His competitive edge makes him an ace on the tennis court as well as in the office.

Judy RiceJudy Rice

Judy Rice

Account Executive, Construction Business Owner

Judy Rice

Judy Rice

Account Executive, Construction Business Owner

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Judy has been a successful sales leader for the past 24 years. She joined CMG in 2004, making her one of the company’s most familiar faces. Her acerbic wit keeps us on our toes, while her flair and keen eye for decorating lends style to our office. She enjoys working with clients and keeps her focus on customer service. It’s most rewarding, she says, when someone expresses their appreciation for her business ethics and hard work.

Kristin EasterlingKristin Easterling

Kristin Easterling

Associate Editor, HomeCare

Kristin Easterling

Kristin Easterling

Associate Editor, HomeCare

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Kristen possesses the most important skill in becoming a great editor – she loves to read. After graduating from Auburn University with a BA in English, she worked as a freelance writer and editor in the Birmingham area. She joined CMG in 2015. Kristin takes pride in her work, knowing that completing a beautiful publication is a reward in itself. On the job, she enjoys the relationships that are formed among professionals, including colleagues, authors and customers. She is a valued addition to the CMG team.

Mike PembertonMike Pemberton

Mike Pemberton

Senior Technical Editor, Pumps Division

Mike Pemberton

Mike Pemberton

Senior Technical Editor, Pumps Division

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Mike – one of our newest employees – is already making the best of his time at CMG. He’s using his 30-plus years in the pumps and industrial automation industries to offer expertise on the most relevant stories – and he’s explored the neighborhood enough to discover the excellent barbecue restaurant right across the street from the office. His degree from Auburn made him a die-hard War Eagler, and his master’s from Birmingham–Southern prepared him for any business challenge he might face.

Martin ReedMartin Reed

Martin Reed

Managing Editor, Pumps Division

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Martin Reed

Managing Editor, Pumps Division

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Martin finds joy in making each article he edits shine brightly and read easily. As a writer, he feels fortunate to have opportunities to listen to people and help tell their stories. Martin boasts a BA in mass communication and journalism from California State University in Fresno and almost two decades of experience as a writer and editor for both newspapers and magazines. When the he calls it a day, Martin enjoys spending time with his wife and adding to his extensive CD collection; from his first purchase in junior high of Night Ranger’s Greatest Hits to adding the 1000th album to his collection—to this day, he refuses to download music.

Elizabeth ChickElizabeth Chick

Elizabeth Chick

Art Director, Construction Business Owner

Elizabeth Chick

Elizabeth Chick

Art Director, Construction Business Owner

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Elizabeth is a fierce competitor. Just ask the guys who play in her fantasy baseball league. This veteran artist has worked in her field on-and-off for close to 40 years (which means she must have started as a toddler!). When it comes to design, she knocks it out of the park, time and time again. She enjoys the fast-paced world of deadline work, and is willing to put in extra innings to make beautiful work.

John HarrisJohn Harris

John Harris

Account Representative, Pumps Division

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John Harris

Account Representative, Pumps Division

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John is an awesome guy and fierce sales warrior – as soon as we have more deets we’ll post them here. Stay tuned.