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Mr. James E. Champlin

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Board Member

Local Address: New York City, New York, United States
CEO Focus of Greater Long Island, LLC
 
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • BA
    Tufts University
  • MBA , marketing
    Columbia University
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Long Island | CEO FOCUS
ceofocus.com, 26 May 2013 [cached]
JAMES E CHAMPLIN
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James E. Champlin Jim Champlin is a results-oriented senior executive with over 30 years experience building companies and improving performance and profitability for a diverse range organizations. He joined a broadcast company that owned one radio station on Long Island and was instrumental as President/CEO in growing that company into a well regarded radio broadcasting company with operations in New York, Florida, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Michigan with revenue in excess of $15 million and operating margins of 40%.
This company was sold in 1995 to a larger company for a excellent ROI. As President/COO of an Internet website start-up, Jim facilitated the effective start-up recruiting and developing forty operations, marketing, affiliate relations, content development, merchandising and technology professionals and by enlisting over 250 affiliates in 18 months, establishing the company as the largest network technology provider in the field of radio. As COO of a Midwest broadcast company, Jim joined this under-performing group and was responsible for establishing the strategic direction of the organization and developing effective operating systems and programming. He spearheaded the complete turnaround of their leading five-station cluster by establishing net operating income growth of 65% in two years. Jim did this by empowering management to utilize monitoring systems and tools to track market performance and support financial decision-making and accountability while instituting a sales training and accountability system.
Jim's success has been his ability to attract and motivate quality people including hiring, coaching, leading, and delegating. He has extensive hands on experience in sales, marketing, financial management, strategic planning, acquisitions, general management, and new business development.
Jim received his BA from Tufts University, his MBA in marketing from Columbia University. He was a Lt. in the USNR and chaired various industry and charitable organizations including President of the Long Island Advertising Club.
ADDITIONAL SERVICES While the coaching platform of CEO Focus is peer group facilitation, Jim also works with company owners/senior managers individually on specific issues.
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Jim Champlin, Director CEO Focus of Greater Long Island, LLC 4 Adams Street East Rockaway, NY, 11518
James E. Champlin, ...
www.siteshell.com, 29 Mar 2010 [cached]
James E. Champlin, President
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James E. Champlin, President Mr. Champlin is a Director and the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Until its sale in January 2001, he also served President, COO, and co-owner of Excalibur Media, Inc., which operated several radio stations and published a magazine in Vermont. Mr. Champlin has been in the radio broadcasting business for over 30 years. He has served as President of Beck-Ross Communications, Inc. and as the Managing Partner of companies that owned radio stations in Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky.
Among his many industry activities, Mr. Champlin has been Chairman of the New York State Broadcasters Association and President of the Long Island Ad Club. He is currently a Director of the Broadcasters' Foundation. Since 1990, he has served as a Director of the Radio Advertising Bureau and was a member of the executive committee 1992-1997. Mr. Champlin is a graduate of Tufts University (BA) and Columbia University Graduate School (MBA). In addition to his business management experience, Mr. Champlin served as an officer aboard a destroyer in the United States Navy.
James E. ...
www.cavalrymedia.com, 9 Feb 2008 [cached]
James E. ChamplinCavalry Media Services
James E Champlin
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For the last several years, James E. Champlin has served as an independent broadcast consultant, providing managerial consulting and training to radio broadcast companies.He is presently a managing director of CMS.Mr. Champlin has been in the radio broadcasting business for over 30 years, owning and operating radio stations in small-to-mid size radio markets.Over the past two years, Mr. Champlin has focused his consulting practice on underdeveloped or turnaround radio station situations.
Presently, he is providing day-to-day management consulting and sales training services to the Joplin, MO radio cluster staff of Community Radio, LLC.Community Radio manages 6 radio stations in Joplin under a Time Brokerage Agreement with a Textron company that acquired the stations from a bankrupt borrower of Textron Financial Corporation.Since early in 2005, Mr. Champlin has been responsible for developing the management capabilities of the station cluster's triumvirate management team consisting of a General Sales Manager, an Operations Manager and a Business Manager.In that regard, he has taught them general personnel management, programming management, how to implement and operate sales training systems and sales management systems, and how to develop and manage by operating plans.With his training and tutelage, the Joplin management team was able to improve cash flow from $150,000 in 2004 to over $425,000 in 2005.
From 2002 through 2004, Mr. Champlin served as the Chief Operating Office of Badger Communications, which owned nine stations in Wisconsin and Michigan markets.Over a two year period, Mr. Champlin orchestrated the turnaround of this radio company.In that assignment, Mr. Champlin consolidated and developed sales staffs and implemented cost controls and monitoring systems, which resulted in year-to-year operating income growth of 65%.
In 2000, Mr. Champlin joined SiteShell Corporation as President.SiteShell was an Internet start-up which focused on developing a network of format-specific websites for radio stations throughout the US.Mr. Champlin managed all areas of the company's operations including marketing, affiliate relations, content development, merchandising and technology.Under Mr. Champlin's management, the company signed over 250 affiliates in 18 months, establishing the company as the largest operating network technology provider in the field.
From 1998 through 2001, Mr. Champlin served as President, Chief Operating Officer and co-owner of Excalibur Media, Inc. which grew from two stations in one Vermont market to five stations in three Vermont markets.Mr. Champlin directed the consolidation and development of the stations' regional and local sales efforts and implemented cost controls until the stations' sale to Clear Channel Radio in 2001.
From 1992 through 1997, Mr. Champlin was co-owner and partner in Blue River Communications LLP and Newport Communications LLC which owned radio stations in Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky.Under Mr. Champlin's direction, the Louisville stations, which prior to Blue River's acquisition had been operating in bankruptcy, achieved a complete turnaround to profitability during Mr. Champlin's first year of ownership.Prior to 1992, Mr. Champlin served as President and Chief Executive officer of Beck-Ross Communications Inc. which owned eight stations in five medium-size radio markets.
Among his many industry activities, Mr. Champlin has been Chairman of the New York State Broadcasters Association and President of the Long Island Ad Club.He is currently a Director of the Broadcasters' Foundation.Since 1990, he has served on the Board of the Radio Advertising Bureau and was a member of the executive committee 1992-1997.Mr. Champlin is a graduate of Tufts University (BA) and Columbia University Graduate School (MBA).In addition to his business management experience, Mr. Champlin served as an officer aboard a destroyer in the United States Navy
Cavalry's managing directors are Jay ...
www.cavalrymedia.com, 9 Feb 2008 [cached]
Cavalry's managing directors are Jay Meyers (COO), Paul H. D. Rothfuss, and James E. Champlin.
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www.broadcastersfoundation.org, 3 Dec 2005 [cached]
James E. Champlin
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