Brian Cassidy, Director

Mr. Cassidy is a Partner at Crestview Partners, having joined the firm in 2004. He currently serves as co-head of the Crestview Partners' media and communications investment strategy. Mr. Cassidy is currently a director of Crestview portfolio companies Camping World Holdings, Inc., NEP Group, Inc., Interoute Communications Holdings, the parent company of CORE Media Group and Cumulus Media, Inc. Mr. Cassidy was previously involved with the firm's investments in ValueOptions, Inc., OneLink Communications, Charter Communications, Inc. and Insight Communications. Prior to joining Crestview, Mr. Cassidy worked in private equity at Boston Ventures, where he invested in companies in the media and communications, entertainment and business services industries. Mr. Cassidy also worked for one year as the acting CFO of a portfolio company of Boston Ventures. Mr. Cassidy was also an investment banking analyst at Alex Brown & Sons, where he completed a range of financing and M&A assignments for companies in the consumer and business services sectors. Mr. Cassidy received a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physics from Harvard College. Mr. Cassidy was selected to serve on our Board of Directors because of his leadership skills as co-head of Crestview's media and communications investment strategy, his current and prior directorships experience in this industry, and his private equity investment and company oversight experience and background with respect to acquisitions, debt financings and equity financings.