NEW YORK, NY (Tuesday, July 19, 2011) – Joel Hollander, a leading executive in the media industry, Col. Jack Jacobs, an analyst for NBC on security and defense issues and a recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, and Tracy O’Such, managing partner of Diversified Search, have joined the Board of Advisors of Zito Partners, the firm announced today.
Mr. Hollander most recently served as Chairman and CEO of CBS Radio (formerly Infinity Broadcasting). He also served as President and CEO of Westwood One, a position he accepted after guiding New York’s WFAN Radio to prominence in the 1990’s. He is currently an investor and Board member of The Salem Red Sox, a Carolina A league baseball team and Tile Financial Inc., an organization designed to educate young adults about managing wealth. Mr. Hollander is also an advisor for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.
In 1993, Mr. Hollander and his wife, Susan, started the CJ Foundation for SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), funding research and support services for the SIDS community nationally. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Tomorrow’s Children Fund, and as a trustee of the Foundation of American Women in Radio and Television.
Col. Jack Jacobs
For his service in Vietnam, Col. Jacobs received three Bronze stars, two Silver stars, two Purple Hearts, and the Congressional Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military decoration. His Colby Award-winning memoir, “If Not Now, When,” was published by Penguin in 2008. He currently holds the McDermott Chair of Humanities and Public Affairs at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and serves as a military analyst for NBC/MSNBC.
Col. Jacobs was a founder and Chief Operating Officer of AutoFinance Group, and is currently a principal in the Fitzroy Group of London. He is Vice-Chairman of the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation, and serves on the Board of the National World War II Museum. Col. Jacobs also serves on the Board of the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation, which aids the families of troops and law enforcement officers killed in action.
Tracy Murdoch O’Such
Tracy Murdoch O’Such is the Managing Partner in the New York office of Diversified Search. Her responsibilities include the management of the firm’s New York Office and its global Digital Media, Entertainment & Sports Practice. Ms. O’Such received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire and has fifteen years’ experience in executive search, as well as direct industry experience in large media conglomerates.
The convergence of the media, technology and sports industries has broadened her client base to include: Clear Channel, Comcast, GE, In Game Advertising, Mobile Marketing Association, New York State Broadcasters Association, Technicolor, Time Warner, USOC (United States Olympic Committee), ESPN and the USTA among others.
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