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Meet Our Trainers

Michael Auburger

Michael Auburger has been with Mediaocean as a senior training specialist for 14 years. He is a versatile trainer skilled in multiple disciplines, including finance, production, digital media and more. Michael is frequently commended on his training style and execution, both in person and via webinar. Prior to joining Mediaocean, Michael was an accountant in the legal sector.

Matt Barbarello

Matt Barbarello has been with Mediaocean for eight years, occupying a range of positions, including technical writer, technical information architect, and, most recently, support and training director leading the US training team, the instructional design team, and the OX and AV technical writing team. Matt brings to his current role 18 years of teaching experience as an adjunct professor of English at Hofstra University.

Eric Goldfisher

Eric Goldfisher has 10 years’ experience in broadcast and digital media, and a strong understanding of the advertising agency workflow. Eric joined Mediaocean in 2013 as a member of our local broadcast support team where he received a high customer satisfaction rating and many accolades from satisfied users. Prior to his current role, Eric was an Account Executive at Interep (now Katz) and at Yahoo!.

Garet Leonard

Garet Leonard joined Mediaocean in 2004 after working as a research analyst at Nielsen Media Research and as a senior research analyst at both The Fox Cable Channels Group and The Health Network. He also performed statistical analysis and database management at Axiom, a technology solution provider. As a senior training specialist at Mediaocean, Garet shares his expertise in network media, ratings and print across multiple Mediaocean applications with both internal and external clients.

Joel Logsdon

Joel Logsdon is a senior support specialist and trainer for Spectra AV Production and Financials. He also helps ensure the accuracy and consistency of content on the Mediaocean help center. Joel came to Mediaocean in 2007 from Paul Shultz Advertising, where he was a Payroll and Disbursements Coordinator.

Gail Mikell

Gail Mikell is a senior training specialist with 20 years’ experience in adult learning, synchronous learning facilitation and program design. Gail joined Mediaocean in 2007 as a trainer for spot media, and she is also certified as a digital media trainer. She has developed and delivered technical, service, soft skills and product training for both internal and external clients at all levels. Prior to joining Mediaocean, Gail was a training manager at an international law firm.

Dan Puccini

Dan Puccini is a senior support specialist and trainer with expertise in digital media and 15 years’ experience in the media industry. He holds the honor of being the first digital support specialist at Mediaocean. Prior to joining Mediaocean in 2008, Dan was a media planner and buyer at multiple agencies.

Lynn Flowers

Lynn Flowers has been with Mediaocean for 17 years, holding roles in support, account management and now training for the past nine years. As a senior training specialist, Lynn specializes in conducting classroom and web-based client training across multiple media and finance applications, including digital, broadcast and print. Lynn is also a key contributor to our eLearning efforts for our Canadian clients. Prior to joining Mediaocean, Lynn was at Western Broadcast Sales as a media sales coordinator.

Craig Rogers

Craig Rogers began his training career in the United States Air Force training airmen and aircrews, deployed (supporting Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom missions) and stateside, on radio communications systems and community security procedures and techniques. Craig joined Mediaocean in 2006 and has held roles as a systems analyst, account manager and, currently, senior training specialist with expertise in local and national broadcast and digital media.

Meagan Sullivan

Meagan Sullivan is a senior support specialist and trainer with over 20 years’ experience in print media. She came to Mediaocean from McClatchy in 2011. Meagan’s support experience and involvement with our product team give her valuable insights that often find their way into the classroom. Sharing real experiences with class participants as they work in the system is what she most enjoys about training.

Hilary Wade

Hilary Wade is a senior training specialist with 25 years’ experience in conducting classroom and web-based training for technical software. Since joining Mediaocean in 2011, Hilary has honed her expertise in digital and print media buying. Hilary also specializes in curriculum development, instructional design and train-the-trainer programs. Prior to joining Mediaocean, Hilary managed the Training and Operations Department for two New Horizons Computer Learning Centers in Southern California.

Danielle Zambito

Danielle Zambito is a senior training specialist with 22 years’ experience in training and eLearning. She specializes in finance, production and digital. Her unique skillset ties together the media and financial aspects of our systems, and she is a key contributor to implementation training and consulting. Prior to joining Mediaocean in 2005, she was an eLearning specialist in the financial industry.

Alex Litke

Alex Litke is a senior training specialist with 17 years of experience facilitating technical, sales and soft skills training within the advertising, financial and automotive industries. His expertise includes live and asynchronous facilitation to mid-size groups, one-on-one coaching sessions, post-training and end-user support. Alex joined Mediaocean in 2007 and specializes in print, digital and network media buying.

Suzi Pursell

Suzi Pursell is a senior support specialist and trainer specializing in finance and production across multiple Mediaocean applications. Suzi has 11 years of experience in client support roles, and she brings this expertise into her training sessions. Prior to Mediaocean, Suzi was a support analyst for a financial software company.