New NAMB President Glenn Serafin
The National Association of Media Brokers, a group of professionals who represent buyers and sellers of radio and television stations and related businesses, elected a new slate of officers at its semi-annual meeting during the Radio Show, held Sept. 18–20.
Elected to serve a two year term as president of NAMB is Glenn M. Serafin, director of Tampa, Fla.-based Serafin Bros., Inc. Prior to forming Serafin Bros. in 1993, he spent 11 years in news, sales and management at Associated Press and eight years at Communications Equity Assoc. Serafin succeeds Joseph B. McCoy III, director of Media Services Group.
Mark Jorgenson the founding partner of Jorgenson Broadcast Brokerage, was elected vice president. A Duke University graduate and 26-year brokerage veteran, he previously owned and/or operated 20 radio and TV stations.
The organization’s new secretary is Roger Rafson, the owner of CMS Station Brokerage, who is also celebrating 44 years in broadcasting. Rafson worked in radio and television advertising sales in Chicago and Pittsburgh, and at the national rep firm TeleRep.
Greg Guy is the new treasurer of the NAMB. A managing partner of Patrick Communications, his background includes stints at the NAB as well as the Federal Communications Commission.
The NAMB is a founding underwriter of the Broadcaster’s Foundation Ward L. Quaal Pioneer Awards, given annually at the NAB convention.