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Great American Media appoints Jenkins as CFO

June 6, 2024

Great American Media has announced the appointment of Kristen Jenkins as Chief Financial Officer, with a wealth of experience in media, technology, and consumer marketplace companies. In her role as Chief Financial Officer, Jenkins is responsible for Great American Media’s financial strategy and finance operations, including corporate finance, accounting, and treasury.

“We are excited to welcome Kristen Jenkins to the Great American Media team as she brings the experience and ideal skill set to lead our financial operations,” said CEO and President of Great American Media, Bill Abbott. “The role of CFO has grown more complex as we navigate multiple platforms and business models to drive our bottom line. Kristen’s expertise in a variety of different areas makes her the perfect fit for Great American Media.”

Prior to joining Great American Media, Jenkins most recently served on the finance leadership team of GTT Communications, Inc., a global cloud networking provider to multinational clients. Jenkins brings 30 years of finance and operational leadership experience in media, technology, and consumer marketplace companies, helping these companies set and achieve their financial and strategic goals.

“I am thrilled to join the talented and creative team at Great American Media at this pivotal stage of growth for the company. I am excited to contribute to the company’s vision and financial health, helping to ensure sustainable growth and success in the rapidly evolving media landscape,” said Jenkins.

Jenkins’ career includes finance leadership roles at The Knot Worldwide, NBCUniversal, ViacomCBS, and AOL. Jenkins began her career, and earned her CPA, at PricewaterhouseCoopers within the assurance arm of the technology, information, communications and entertainment group. While at PwC, Jenkins worked on the audit teams of various IPOs, mergers, and strategic deals.

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