Corporate Governance - Management
|Highlights | Management | Board of Directors | Committee Composition | Guidelines | Code of Conduct|
|Thomas R. Evans |
President, Chief Executive Officer
|Mr. Evans has served as a director since April 2004, and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in June 2004. From August 1999 to August 2003, Mr. Evans served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Official Payments Corp., specializing in processing consumer credit card payments for government taxes, fees and fines. From March 1998 to June 1999, Mr. Evans was President and Chief Executive Officer of GeoCities Inc., a community of personal Websites on the Internet. From January 1991 to February 1998, Mr. Evans was President and Publisher of U.S. News & World Report. In addition to his duties at U.S. News & World Report, Mr. Evans served as President of The Atlantic Monthly (1996 – 1998) and as President and Publisher of Fast Company (1995 – 1998), a magazine launched in 1995. Mr. Evans also serves as a director of FutureFuel Corp. and as a director of Shutterstock, Inc. Mr. Evans received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Arizona State University.|
|Hanno M. Damm|
Senior Vice President – Corporate Finance and M&A
|Mr. Damm has served as Senior Vice President – Corporate Finance and M&A since January 2012 having joined Bankrate in December 2009. Prior to joining Bankrate he worked as a Principal in the New York office of Apax Partners, a leading global private equity firm, which he joined in June 2006 in their Munich office. At Apax, Mr. Damm focused on buy outs in the media sector in the US and Europe. From November 2002 to September 2005 he was employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance Consulting in Germany. Mr. Damm is a CFA charterholder and received a degree in Economics from the University of Bonn and a Master in Finance from Princeton University.|
|Edward J. DiMaria|
Senior Vice President – Chief Financial Officer
Mr. DiMaria has served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since April 2006. From February 2006 until April 2006, he served as our consultant, assisting us with our finance and accounting functions. Prior to that, Mr. DiMaria was an independent consultant for various clients on numerous matters, including private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate finance projects. From August 2000 to August 2002, Mr. DiMaria was the Chief Financial Officer of Official Payments Corporation. From August 1994 to August 2000, Mr. DiMaria was employed by Best Friends Pet Care, Inc., where his final position was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. DiMaria has also held finance and accounting positions with Business Express, Inc., Advanced Network & Services, Inc., and was a member of the commercial audit division of KPMG LLP. Mr. DiMaria has previously registered as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York and received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Public Accounting from Pace University in New York.
|Daniel P. Hoogterp|
Senior Vice President – Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Hoogterp has served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer since May 2005. From November 2002 until May 2005, he served as Chief Executive Officer of TQuist, LLC, a technology consulting company. From February 2001 to September 2002, Mr. Hoogterp served as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Enamics, Inc., a company specializing in business technology management. From July 1999 to February 2001, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Sagemaker, Inc., a provider of enterprise information portals. From March 1991 to July 1999, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Retrieval Technologies, Inc. Mr. Hoogterp received a Post-Graduate Certificate in Business from Heriott-Watt University’s Edinburgh Business School in Scotland in 2004.
|Michael J. Ricciardelli|
Senior Vice President – Business Development & Consumer Marketing
Mr. Ricciardelli has served as Senior Vice President – Business Development and Consumer Marketing since May 2007 having joined Bankrate in September 2006. Prior to joining Bankrate, he was Vice President – Marketing and Media Sales at Apartments.com/Classified Ventures, an online apartment listings company, where he managed all marketing functions and online advertising sales efforts. From 1999 to 2003, he was Co-Founder & Vice President of Strategic Development for Insurance.com, a venture funded by Fidelity Capital and sold in 2003 to Comparison Market. Earlier in his career, Mr. Ricciardelli also held positions in strategy consulting and business development at Fidelity Investments, and financial analysis as Salomon Brothers.
|Donaldson M. Ross|
Senior Vice President – Chief Revenue Officer
Mr. Ross has served as our Senior Vice President – Chief Revenue Officer since September 2006. From June 2001 until September 2006, Mr. Ross was Senior Vice President – Sales & Marketing for Harris Connect, a leader in affinity marketing for the directory, Internet and data services business in the educations and association market place. From 2000 to 2001, he held an executive management position at zUniversity.com. From 1989 to 1998, Mr. Ross held various positions in media sales and sales management at U.S. News & World Report, where he rose to the position of Vice President of Advertising Sales. Mr. Ross received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Denison University and his Masters in Advertising and Marketing from Michigan State University.
|Bruce J. Zanca|
Senior Vice President – Chief Marketing/Communications Officer
Mr. Zanca has served as our Senior Vice President – Chief Marketing/Communications Officer since July of 2004. From December 2002 until July 2004, Mr. Zanca owned and operated his own communications consulting practice. From September 1999 until December 2002, he held the top communications and investor relations post at Official Payments Corporation. From 1998 to 1999, Mr. Zanca was Vice President of Communications/Investor Relations at Geocities, Inc., a community of personal Websites on the Internet. He was a Vice President of Corporate Communications at U.S. News & World Report Magazine from 1995 to 1998. And, from 1981 through 1992, Mr. Zanca was a press aide in the Reagan and Bush administrations. There, he was a White House Spokesman and deputy to Marlin Fitzwater in the first Bush White House.
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