John LeBrun, Chief Executive Officer of CSI
LeBrun is a veteran circulator, direct marketer, strategist and creative thinker. With a career spanning 30 years, LeBrun was influential in the growth, profitability and eventual sale of Reiman Publications. During his tenure there, LeBrun was responsible for the company's growth from 4 magazines to 12 magazines, along with a corresponding circulation growth from 2.5 million subscribers to 16 million total circulation...a 640% increase. LeBrun also has experience in catalog management including responsibility for all marketing, operational and merchandising activities for the half-million active buyer Country Store catalog at Reiman. LeBrun's career includes additional direct marketing and publishing industry experience working for National Liberty Corporation (Veterans Life Insurance Company); Consumers Digest Inc.; Playboy Enterprises Inc.; and The Bradford Exchange. Most recently, LeBrun was associate publisher / chief marketing officer at The Saturday Evening Post Society. He was also the founder, owner and entrepreneur of The Barclay Gallery & Garden Café, a combination full-service restaurant and fine crafts gallery in Milwaukee. LeBrun holds a masters of science degree in advertising from Northwestern University and a bachelor of science degree in marketing from the University of Rhode Island.
Gregory S. Wolfe, President of CSI
Greg joined Circulation Specialists in 1988 as its third employee, and has participated in the growth of the business over the last 23 years. Greg has experience managing a wide variety of titles including newsletters, and paid and controlled consumer magazines, ranging in circulation from very small specialty titles, to large ABC and BPA audited titles. He held the position of Vice President since 1994, and was appointed President in January 2000. Greg has spoken about circulation marketing at many industry events including the DMA, FMA, Circ Day LA, Circulation Management Conference, the Folio Conference, the Niche Magazine Conference and the Kable client conference. Greg has also written extensively for DM News and other magazine trade publications. Greg was named "Fulfillment Manager of the Year" by the FMA for 2010. See Photos Here
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Beverly Chaloux, Executive Vice President of CSI
Beverly joined Circulation Specialists in 1996, bringing with her, more than 25 years of experience in circulation management. She started her career at Hemmings Motor News in 1972, spending the first eleven years in accounting. She moved to the circulation department in 1983 and within a year had risen to the position of circulation manager, responsible for all circulation management and a staff of four. In 1994, Beverly moved to Connell Communications as Circulation Director, responsible for circulation and fulfillment management of five titles. Since joining Circulation Specialists, Beverly was promoted to Vice President in 1998, Senior Vice President in 1999, and Executive Vice President in 2000.
Jim Chiavelli, President, Evergreen Marketing a Division of Circulation Specialists
Jim has more than 35 years sales, marketing and circulation experience. For over 14 years, he was at The Taunton Press where he held senior positions including group publisher of Fine Woodworking magazine and marketing director where he had editorial, marketing and circulation responsibilities for several magazines as well as book and video products. In 1999, he joined List Services Corporation as a Vice President in their brokerage division. Jim's brokerage clients included a Fortune 500 package goods continuity program, consumer catalogs and both magazine and newsletter publishers. Jim regularly plays an integral role in circulation and mail planning for his clients. Jim regularly participated as a guest lecturer at Western Connecticut State University’s Ancell School of Business in their direct and interactive marketing program. Jim joined CSI in February of 2013.