Mr. Brown joined Jefferson-Pilot Communications as an Account Executive at WQXI-AM/FM in 1967. He continued his career with these stations in Atlanta where he earned the position of General Sales Manager and in 1983 was made an Assistant Vice President. In 1985 Mr. Brown was made General Manager of KSON-AM/FM, in San Diego, and in 1989 was put in charge of the company's Denver radio stations before returning to WQXI-AM/FM in Atlanta as Senior Vice President and General Manager the following year. In 1991 Mr. Brown was appointed President of the Radio Division while continuing his General Manager duties at WQXI-AM/FM. In 1993 he assumed full management responsibilities for all Jefferson-Pilot Communications radio properties including Miami, San Diego, Denver, Charlotte and Atlanta. Saga Communications, Inc. does not own any broadcasting properties in these markets.
Business consultant (primarily non-profit corporations) (since June, 2008); President and CEO of St. John Hospital and Medical Center (June 2007 - June 2008); Interim President and CEO of St. John Hospital and Medical Center (October 2006 - June 2007); former Chairman of Board of Trustees of St. John Hospital and Medical Center (June 2006 - June 2008); Business consultant (March 2004 - October 2006); Executive Vice President of Comerica Inc. and Comerica Bank in charge of private banking division (1994 - 2004).
Gary Stevens is President and Owner of Gary Stevens & Co., a leading provider of brokerage, valuation and consulting services to the broadcasting industry. He began his career as a radio personality, culminating at WMCA in New York City. Subsequently, he spent 16 years with Doubleday & Co., the last eight as President and CEO of its broadcast subsidiary, with radio stations in such markets as New York, Chicago, and Washington, DC. Mr. Stevens has served on the boards of several public companies as well as the board of the National Association of Broadcasters, the Radio Advertising Bureau and the Electronic Media Ratings Council. Mr. Stevens attended the University of Miami. Mr. Stevens has been a board member of Saga Communications, Inc. since 1995.