Portrait
Jeffrey Marcus, Chairman of the Board

Mr. Marcus joined Crestview as a Partner in 2004 and is a member of its Investment Committee. Mr. Marcus is the co-head of Crestview's media and communications investment strategy. Mr. Marcus previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of AMFM (formerly Chancellor Media Corporation), one of the nation's largest radio broadcasting companies. Mr. Marcus was also the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Marcus Cable, which at the time of its sale in 1998 was the largest privately held cable company in the United States. Prior to his involvement with Marcus Cable, Mr. Marcus founded Marcus Communications, which was merged into Western Tele-Communications. Following such merger, Mr. Marcus was the CEO of the renamed company, WestMarc Communications. Mr. Marcus is a Director of Camping World Holdings, Inc. and NEP Group, Inc. and serves as Chairman of Cumulus Media. He has served on a variety of other public and private company boards of directors, including Brinker International, AMFM, Charter Communications, Insight Communications, OneLink Communications, WestMarc Communications and DS Services, where he served as chairman. Mr. Marcus received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of California-Berkeley. Mr. Marcus was selected to serve on our Board of Directors because of his extensive experience as CEO of several companies in the broadcast and communications industry, his leadership skills as co-head of Crestview's media and communications investment strategy, and his current and prior directorship experience in the industry.