Jim Sington joined Target Media in 2003 and served as its Chief Operating Officer until 2017, when he became CEO. Formerly, he was a Managing Director in the investment banking division of Credit Suisse First Boston from 2000 to 2002 and of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette from 1982 to 2000. As an investment banker to Target Media and Recycler Classifieds, Jim was closely involved with the 1998 spin-off of Target Media from Recycler and with the acquisition of Recycler by DLJ Merchant Banking in 1993. He holds an M.B.A. from Stanford Business School and a B.S. from the University of Pennsylvania.
Bobby RalstonChief Financial Officer
Bobby Ralston joined Target Media when it was spun-off from Recycler Classifieds in 1998. He was a Regional General Manager of Recycler from 1997 to 1998 supervising several acquired properties, and he continued in this role at Target Media until he was named Director of Finance in 1999, VP of Finance in 2004 and CFO in 2017. He previously was a General Manager of Recycler from 1994 to 1997. He is a Certified Public Accountant and worked at KPMG Peat Marwick from 1986 to 1994 where he served as the Audit Engagement Senior Manager on the Recycler audit. Bobby holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting from Baylor University.
Dave ComptonSenior Vice President
David Compton joined TMPi in 2016 as its Senior Vice President, bringing over 25 years of senior level management experience along with him. Throughout the 90’s, David was CEO of OIO Inc., which he built to become the largest privately held commodity futures and derivatives brokerage firm in the world. From there, David switched to bio-tech becoming CEO of Aquea Scientific, where in 2007, the patents he authored won the “Grand Award for Heath” from Popular Science Magazine, that year beating out runners up; the artificial lung and the first bionic hand. David later became the CEO of NetPlenish, an award winning consumer focused price comparison tool of which Website Magazine called “the most dangerous app in all of e-commerce”.
Linda CoffmanVice President of Operations
Linda Coffman joined Target Media in 2001 as a Regional General Manager and has been a Vice President since January 2006, currently with senior responsibility for seven local business units. Prior to joining Target, Linda worked for Amos Press, Inc., an Ohio publisher of daily newspapers and hobby magazines. She joined Amos Press in 1983 and served in advertising management roles for its Sidney Daily News until 1991 when she was named the first non-family publisher of the newspaper in five generations of family ownership. Prior to 1983, Ms. Coffman worked in a variety of advertising roles for the Troy Daily News, another Ohio daily. Linda attended Edison State University and Wright State University.
Ed LeaderVice President of Operations
Ed Leader has had responsibility for Target Media’s Trucking Group since 2001. Ed began his career with Target Media in August 1998 as a Regional General Manager with responsibility for several local publishing operations. Prior to joining Target Media, Ed was the general manager of Trader Publishing’s Chicago classified ad publication, Trading Times, and previously was a Division Vice President in the auto rental industry. Ed earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Central Michigan University.
Mark Schiffmacher founded Target Media Partners and served as its CEO from the spin-off of Target Media from Recycler Classifieds in 1998 until 2017. He was CEO of Recycler Classifieds from 1994 to 1998. Mark practiced tax law and formerly was managing partner of both Schiffmacher, Weinstein, Boldt, Racine & Halfhide from 1982 to 1994 and of Brawerman and Kopple from 1972 to 1982. He holds a J.D. degree from Boalt Hall, University of California at Berkeley, and a B.A. from the University of Pacific.
Susan Humphreville founded Target Media Partners and served as its CFO from the spin-off of Target Media from Recycler Classifieds in 1998 until 2017. She was CFO of Recycler Classifieds from 1994 to 1998. A former investment banker, Susan was a Managing Director of Drexel Burnham Lambert from 1985 to 1989, a Vice President of PaineWebber Incorporated from 1980 to 1985, and an Associate with Wheat, First Securities, Inc. from 1976 to 1978. She holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Richmond.
Jack Humphreville co-founded Target Media in 1998, and spearheaded its acquisition program and helped develop TMPi’s network of resellers until 2017. From 1995 to 1998, Jack identified and negotiated acquisitions for Recycler Classifieds as an independent advisor. He formerly was a Managing Director in the investment banking division of Drexel Burnham Lambert, a Senior Vice President at Blyth Eastman Paine Webber and a Credit Analyst at Hartford National Bank. He holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an A.B. from Harvard College.
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