Governance

Todd Schurz

President
Chief Executive Officer
Todd F. Schurz was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Schurz Communications, Inc. on July 1, 2007 …

Gary N. Hoipkemier

Senior Vice President
Chief Financial Officer
Gary N. Hoipkemier is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of Schurz Communications, Inc., a communications media holding company located in Mishawaka, Indiana …

Marcia K. Burdick

Senior Vice President
Electronic
Marci Burdick is Senior Vice-President of Broadcasting for Schurz Communications, a position she’s held since February 2003. Her responsibilities include supervision of 13 radio stations, 2 cable companies …

Kerry Oslund

Senior Vice President
Publishing and Emerging Media
Kerry was promoted to the role of Senior Vice President of Publishing and Emerging Media, in May 2014. He reports directly to CEO Todd Schurz and regularly advises the Board and family stakeholders, as it pertains …

Martin D. Switalski

Vice President
Human Resources and Administration
Marty is Vice President Human Resources & Administration for Schurz Communications, Inc. Marty is responsible for providing strategic HR leadership throughout the organization …

Michelle Wright

Vice President
Information Technology
Michelle joined Schurz Communications in 2012 as Director of Project Management and quickly began her management of the publishing systems replacement projects as well as the construction of the new KTUU station …

Gesumino A. Agostino

Vice President
Corporate Controller
Gesumino A. Agostino has been Corporate Controller for Schurz Communications, Inc., since January 1, 2004. Jessie is responsible for internal controls and accounting policy for SCI and its subsidiaries …

Board of Directors

Franklin D. Schurz, Jr.

Chairman
Franklin Dunn Schurz, Jr. announced his retirement as Chief Executive Officer of Schurz Communications Inc. (SCI), effective June 30, 2007. He will remain the company’s Chairman of the Board …

Scott C. Schurz

Vice Chairman of the Board
Scott C. Schurz is chairman of Hoosier-Times, Inc., a subsidiary of Schurz Communications, Inc. (SCI), of which he serves as a vice-chairman. Hoosier Times, Inc. publishes the (Bloomington, IN) Herald-Times …

Todd F. Schurz

President and CEO
With the retirement of Franklin D. Schurz as of June 30th, 2007, the Schurz Communications Inc. board of directors named Todd Franklin Schurz to serve as the company’s President and Chief Executive …

Scott C. Schurz, Jr.

President
Advocate Communications, Inc.
Scott C. Schurz Jr. was named editor and publisher of The Advocate-Messenger in Danville, Ky., in June 2006, and he assumed responsibility for all Schurz properties in Central Kentucky on January 1, 2007 …

David C. Ray

Director
David Ray is the great grandson of Elmer Crockett, one of the founders of the South Bend Tribune, and grandson of Charles Crockett who was the Tribune’s business manager for nearly fifty years. David retired …

James M. Schurz

Partner, San Francisco
James Schurz is a partner with Morrison & Foerster and co-chair of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Group.  He represents clients in federal court, state court, and a broad range of arbitration forums in …

Kenneth C. “Casey” Keller, Jr.

Director
Kenneth “Casey” Keller joined Wrigley in May 2011 as President for North America, bringing two decades of experience and a wealth of expertise in consumer goods. Most recently, he served as President …

William P. Johnson

Director
William P. Johnson was born in Goshen, Indiana on April 9, 1942 and graduated from Goshen High in 1960. He received his bachelor’s degree (BBA) from the University of Notre Dame in 1964, graduating …

John Bitzer III

Director
John F. Bitzer III was named President & Chief Executive Officer of ABARTA, Inc. on April 1, 1999 after two years as President & Chief Operating Officer.  ABARTA, Inc. is a private third and fourth …