ELKHART, Ind. – G&G Media Group LLC, publishers of RVBusiness and Woodall’s Campground Magazine, announce the addition of Chris Cieto as the company’s chief sales officer. Cieto, who previously had been the associate publisher of RV Pro magazine, will begin his position with G&G Media on July 31.
“We are very pleased to have Chris join our team,” Rick Kessler and Scott Stropkai, G&G Media partners, said in a joint statement. “When we spoke with others in the industry about Chris, the terms ‘professionalism’ and ‘integrity’ were continuously mentioned. And, as we discussed the position with him, it became very clear that he will be a tremendous fit for G&G Media.”
As the chief sales officer, Cieto will lead advertising, sponsorship and other revenue-generating activities at G&G Media and oversee the company’s team of account executives including Ally Kollat, Wendy Thorne and Jennifer Rose.
For his part, Cieto has been in the RV industry since 2012, when he started as an account executive before becoming the publisher of RV Pro in 2015.
“I have always enjoyed interacting with Rick Kessler at various industry events and I have always held RVBusiness in high esteem. I’ve known both Rick and Scott Stropkai for a number of years. When they acquired G&G Media, I thought that was a great move to continue RVBusiness’ legacy,” Cieto said.
“I was excited at the opportunity to join them and the team at RVBusiness because I felt we all truly enjoyed the industry. My hope is that in joining RVBusiness we can bring together the best opportunities to cover the industry and serve our clients and readers,” he continued.
Cieto, who will continue to live in the Denver metropolitan area, and his wife, Sarah, have two beautiful girls, Hannah, 11, and Rosie, 8. He grew up in New England and attended Ohio University. When not at work, Cieto enjoys being active in his church, traveling and playing golf. While Cieto still follows the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots, he has since adopted the Denver Nuggets and Denver Broncos.
Cieto may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 603-689-5979.