Spike Santee Named RVP Cumulus/Southwest
August 1, 2006 at 7:23 AM (PT)
CUMULUS Dir./New Business Development SPIKE SANTEE has been named RVP CUMULUS/SOUTHWEST. Based in ATLANTA, SANTEE wil oversee operations at 64 stations in thirteen markets across LOUISIANA, ARKANSAS, TEXAS, COLORADO, OREGON and CALIFORNIA.
EVP/COO JON PINCH said, "We were fortunate to be able to promote from within for this extremely important position in the company. Spike joined Cumulus in 2001 as Director of the Cumulus Club, one of our company’s new business development efforts. He has made a significant contribution to the company’s top line over the past five years with his focus on implementing our Strategic Sales Initiative.
Chairman/President & CEO LEW DICKEY added, "As we promote and recruit people into positions across our company, we are looking for team members who are: smart, honest, hardworking and competitive. SPIKE fits the bill on all four of these characteristics. In addition, he possesses the unique skill-set of being an excellent strategic problem solver while remaining firmly rooted in the daily operations required for successful execution. Lastly, he bleeds blue, hates to lose and no-one will outwork him. We’re fortunate to have SPIKE on our team and on behalf of our entire company, I want to congratulate him on his well-deserved battlefield promotion."