Key Team Members

Paul Nastu, President

paulheadPaul Nastu founded Environmental Leader LLC in 2006, with the objective of creating a research and media company to cover environmental and energy management products, trends, data and news. He has over twenty years experience in providing industry specific news to corporate decision makers. He has been involved with a number of B2B publishers and titles including Environmental Leader, Phillips Business Information, MarketingVOX, Marketing Sherpa, MediaBuyerPlanner, E-School News and GRID Media.

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Tim Hermes, Publisher

2c355f9Tim Hermes is the Publisher of Business Sector Media’s flagship brands, Environmental Leader and Energy Manager Today. He’s a highly-regarded award-winning b2b publisher who specializes in marketing and promotion expertise for vertically-niched companies and is a regular speaker in the publishing industry on implementing awards, video, events, digital display positioning, and custom content. As Publisher, he runs the operations of both brands including editorial, circulation, marketing, sales, special programs, and webcasts.


Jennifer Hermes, Content Director

Jennifer Hermes has 15 years of experience conceptualizing, launching, editing, and writing online publications geared toward corporate business leaders, including MarketingSherpa, MediaBuyerPlanner, and E-School News.

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Sarah Roberts, Associate Publisher

Sarah Roberts brings 20 years of media sales and buying experience to her role, having worked for such big name media firms as Univision, Clear Channel, Zenith Optimedia and FCB. Sarah has a proven track-record of helping her clients build their brands while taking their sales to the next level. She is adept at managing all phases of a marketing plan from providing visionary ideas designed to break through the clutter to outstanding client communication and maintenance throughout the life of a campaign.

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Ken Silverstein, Editor-at-Large

Ken Silverstein is editor-in-chief for Business Sector Media including Environmental Leader and Energy Manager Today. With a background in economics and political affairs, Ken Silverstein has spent two decades covering corporate and public policy. He has worked as a beat reporter, a Washington, D.C.-bureau chief and an editor. His focus has been on the energy sector and he has won a number of awards for his coverage.

Ken is also a columnist for Forbes. His work, generally, has been both published and sourced in a wide range of news outlets.

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