Q1Media Leadership

The members of Q1Media’s founding partners have a combined 80 years of internet and ad tech experience. They are supported by a strong team across our two North American locations dedicated to making ad tech as simple and effective as possible.


Phil BanfieldCEO

Phil is in charge of creating and executing the strategic vision of the company. Fun fact: Phil is one of the original ramp and bowl skaters from way back.

Bill WiemannFounder and President

Bill is in charge of creating the strategic vision of the company alongside CEO, Phil Banfield. Fun fact: Bill scored a double eagle and is a sports car fanatic.

Matt BentleySVP of Sales and Marketing

Matt is in charge of creating executable plans to grow the company’s revenue. Fun fact: Matt’s a Spartan, a diehard Red Wings fan, and makes a mean chocolate Manhattan with Maker’s Mark 46.

Gaines Jonakin SVP of Product and Operations

Gaines is the SVP of Product and Operations and is in charge of product development strategic planning and leads the technical operations departments in the daily execution of Q1Media’s vision. Fun Fact: Gaines is an avid pool player and gamer.

James ShortVP of Business Development

James leads our effort to connect with key agencies, publishers and programmatic partners. Fun fact: James is a world traveler and finally has found his calling on the beach in L.A.

Suzanne TobiasVP of Product & Technology

Suzanne is in charge of creating and executing on Q1Media’s product roadmap. Fun fact: Suzanne loves to travel. She once rappelled down a waterfall in the jungles of Chiang Mai with the Thai army.

Raynor ChoateSenior Director of Sales
Fabio BartolaiDirector of Sales Operations

Fabio is one of the most tenured Q1Media employees managing some of our largest advertising partners.  He is an avid golfer, animal lover and vegetarian.

Hunter TempertonDirector of Ad Operations

Hunter is the Director of Ad Operations and is in charge of ensuring successful delivery of all campaigns; both programmatic and direct. Fun fact: Hunter has an obsession with all things automotive and is always looking for his next dream car.

Zac HornseyDirector of Publisher Development

Zac is an avid Texas A&M football fan, and spends his free time traveling the world with his family and his three dogs.

Alissa VrabelDirector of Human Resources

Alissa is the Director of Human Resources and in charge of the “people” aspect of our business including hiring, compliance, and training. Fun fact: Alissa is a travel junkie and an avid music enthusiast.

Jessica SandersController

Jessica is the Controller and heads up our Accounting division responsible for the financial aspects of the company. Fun fact: Jessica is ex-Navy and was in the medical field before switching to finance.