New Media Television and Green Commerce Company Expands as It Nears One-Year/Earth Day Anniversary
Evox Television Adds Mary Beth Bambridge and Andrew Mersmann to Leadership Team
San Francisco, California. April 3, 2014 — evox Television (evox OmniMedia) has added Mary Beth Bambridge to the new media company mix as Chief Revenue Officer. Bambridge is building revenue from evox' retail, web, and television advertising avenues while Andrew Mersmann has stepped on board with the expanding network as Executive Vice President, Synergy, Strategy, and Engagement. Both report to CEO and founder Xav Dubois as the company nears it's Earth Day (April 22) one-year anniversary. "We're building an extraordinary team," says Dubois, "who are all personally committed to make a difference for the evox communities in the areas of health, sustainability, and living powerful, happy, and fulfilling lives. We've focused on a real fit for the brand, which gives us a lot of power to move forward, and passion plus an incredibly generous community of supporters in the LOHAS, Human Rights, and Quality of Life areas are moving us along really fast."
Mary Beth Bambridge comes to evox with over 20 years of Finance and Accounting experience with the main focus in entertainment. Prior to joining evox television, Bambridge was Head of Finance and Operations at Hasbro Studios from September 2009 to April 2013 where she oversaw the financial side of Hasbro's entertainment division. During her tenure the company produced over 1,800 episodes, movies, and theme park attractions. From 2007 to September 2009, Ms. Bambridge served as Head of Strategic Planning at William Morris Endeavor Entertainment where she provided strategic and analytical support for over 70 high net-worth talent and corporate clients. Bambridges says of evox, "I am excited to put my skills in finance and creating revenue with a company like evox, which has a for-profit and social good mission." She has her undergraduate degree at Marist College and her MBA from Pepperdine University.
Andrew Mersmann is the author of Frommer's 500 Places Where You Can Make a Difference, a global guide to volunteer vacations (Gold Medal Winner from Society of American Travel Writers: Best Guide Book 2010). He is a travel writer/editor and has spent more than twelve years on the editorial team of PASSPORT Magazine, most of those as Editor in Chief. He comes to evox with a focus on connecting the community within and without the organization. "It's not about preaching to people, it's about reaching people," Mersmann says, "From the top of our company structure—the audience, down to the foundation—staff and executives, I get to look at every human aspect of our work and look for places where we can exceed expectations." Mersmann has been a featured speaker, interview guest, or moderator on several travel talks, from the New York Times Travel Show, Smithsonian Associates, and the 92ndStreet Y-TriBeCa to Oprah and Friends, Animal House, and The Focus Group on satellite radio as well as on NY1 television as a guest on Travels With Val. On the East Coast, Mersmann was a press participant at the Clinton Global Initiative and judge for Conde Nast World Changers Conference 2013. Mersmann blogs about service travel and volunteering at www.changebydoing.com
About evox Television (evox OmniMedia): evox is an online, mobile, and IPTV entertainment television network, marketplace, and online community that targets the 44 million U.S. consumers in the $1.4 trillion Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability (LOHAS) segment, QOL (Quality of Life) demographic, and beyond. We inspire individuals and communities to live healthier lives by delivering content that entertains and informs. evox Shop, launching on Amazon and eBay this month, supports the shift of consumer attitudes and behaviors, offering socially conscious and sustainable goods and services. www.evoxtelevision.com
For additional information, contact Xav Dubois at 415.690.7357