Brian is the founder of Peerless Media, and serves as President and Group Publisher. Brian has 25 years of experience in B2B publishing; 21 of which are in the logistics, supply chain and materials handling markets. His vision when launching Peerless was to create a “new world media company”, offering both the traditional print and online B2B products, while expanding into new markets such as lead-nurturing, research and online marketing consulting.
Before founding Peerless Media, Brian was Group Publisher for Reed Business Information, leading each of his brands to the number #1 position in the market. Brian and his team introduced an array of innovative online products providing lead generation, branding and research, which helped lead the supply chain group to become one of the most consistently profitable groups in RBI.
Mike Levans - Group Editorial Director
Michael Levans is Group Editorial Director of Peerless Media’s Supply Chain Group of publications and websites including Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management Review, Modern Materials Handling, and Material Handling Product News. He’s a 24-year publishing veteran who started out at the Pittsburgh Press as a business reporter and has spent the last 18 years leading editorial and art departments for some of the nation’s top B2B publishing houses. During that time, Levans has overseen the successful launch of several new B2B titles and developed a series of live and online events that have helped readers better engage with editorial staff and thought-leading market sources.
Bob Trebilcock grew up in the materials handling industry, working in his family's industrial packaging business. He has been a writer and editor for consumer and trade publications for more than thirty years.
As a consumer, personal finance and health reporter, his work has appeared in magazines as diverse the Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, Reader's Digest, Good Housekeeping, Prevention, and MoneyWatch, the personal finance website of CBS News. As a trade magazine writer and editor, he has written about issues related to diversity in the workplace and marketplace for DiversityInc and covered logistics and supply chain management in the commercial aviation space for Aviation Week.
Trebilcock has followed trends in materials handling automation and technology for Modern Materials Handling since 1984. He became the editorial director of Supply Chain Management Review in July 2013. He graduated with a BFA from Bowling Green State University in 1977 and lives with his family in Keene, New Hampshire.
Frank Quinn - Editor Emeritus
Frank Quinn is the Editor Emeritus of Supply Chain Management Review, considered the premier publication for supply chain executives. Frank was the founding editor of SCMR and has overseen its growth over the past 15 years. He has been covering the logistics/supply chain scene in various editorial and consulting positions for more than three decades. Frank is co-author of the recently published book Diagnosing Greatness: Ten Traits of the Best Supply Chains. He holds degrees from Boston College and the University of Missouri School of Journalism and served as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Army.
Charles Tanner - Director of Audience Marketing
Charles Tanner has over 20 years of experience in B2B audience marketing working for CMP Publications, Cahners, Reed Business Information and Peerless Media since the company was formed in May 2010. In total, Charles has managed the audience marketing efforts for the Peerless Media brands for over 12 years. In his position as Director of Audience Marketing, he develops and manages our targeted audience of 250,000 supply chain and materials handling professionals reached through print, email and our websites. He oversees all subscriber retention programs, new subscriber acquisition, BPA audits and email programs for our business partners.
A native of Long Island, NY, Charlie earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Hofstra University in 1988. He lives and works in Highlands Ranch, Colorado where he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children when not finding the next new subscriber for the Peerless Media brands.
Clive Purchase - Director of Web Operations
Clive Purchase has 25 years of hands-on experience in digital publishing; 15 of which were in product development and sales with hi-tech companies evolving electronic software solutions for the global publishing markets. In 1992 his company, Production Management Technologies, was awarded the prestigious Seybold Award for Excellence for their content management system developed under license for Siemens and Linotype. In 1995 he was recruited by Cahners Publishing to facilitate the development and deployment of Manufacturing Marketplace and the launch of over 25 B2B magazine Web sites. He then spent 4 years developing online strategies for online publishers before joining Reed Business Information’s Supply Chain Group where he executed the development of online products and helped them become one of the most profitable online groups in the company. He now, with his colleagues, leads the development and strategies for all Peerless Media’s online products and operations.
Judd Aschenbrand - Director of Research
Judd Aschenbrand draws from 35 years of experience applying quantitative and qualitative market research techniques in both B2B and B2C markets. He has designed and managed projects across a spectrum of corporate, management and technical audiences in market segments ranging from information technology to supply chain to media.
Judd began his career working on the supplier side conducting research programs for clients in consumer goods, financial services, advertising and communications, and media.
After serving as Vice President of Research with International Data Group (IDG), Group Research Manager at Reed/Elsevier’s Business Information division and operating as an independent marketing research consultant, Judd joined EH Publishing as Director of Research in early 2011.
Judd has also served as chairperson for the American Business Press Research Committee.