BOCA RATON, FL / ACCESSWIRE / June 27, 2016 / Bright Mountain Media, Inc., (www.brightmountainmedia.com) (BMTM), an owner, acquirer and manager of customized websites for military and public safety audiences, today announced the appointment of Dennis W. Healey to the Board of Directors as well as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary positions, effective June 20, 2016. Mr. Healey will replace Annette Casacci who resigned from her position on Bright Mountain Media’s Board of Directors (“BOD”) and as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer on the same date.
Mr. Healey, a certified public accountant, has provided CFO, accounting and financial reporting services to various private and public companies including As Seen On TV, Inc. (OTC:ASTV), a direct response marketing company he was the CFO from November 2007 through October 2011 and a member of Board of Directors from April 2014 until August 2014. Prior to that, from 1980 until October 2007, Mr. Healey served as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Viragen, Inc., a public company then listed on the American Stock Exchange which specialized in the research and development of biotechnology products. Mr. Healey also worked as a Senior Accountant with Ernst & Young LLP from 1973 until 1976. Mr. Healey received a B.B.A. degree with honors in accounting from the University of Florida and is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Healey served in the United States Marine Corps from 1966 to 1969.
W. Kip Speyer, Chairman of the Board of Bright Mountain Media, Inc., commented, “Bright Mountain Media is pleased to have veteran accounting and financial reporting guru, Dennis Healey as our new Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and newest member of the BOD, and welcome him to the team. His financial acumen and wealth of experience in ensuring the reporting and regulatory needs of growing, small public companies like ours will be immensely valuable to our Company and shareholders in the time ahead.”
“Mr. Healey replaces Annette Casacci whom we’ve had the pleasure and opportunity to work with over the past three years. Her contributions to the Company have been significant and will never be forgotten. We wish her only the very best in her next endeavor.”
About Bright Mountain Media
Bright Mountain Media, Inc. (BMTM) is an owner, acquirer and manager of customized websites for military and public safety audiences. We are dedicated to providing “those that keep us safe” places to go online where they can do everything from stay current on news and events affecting them to look for jobs, share information, communicate with the public and more. For more information, please visit us at https://www.brightmountainmedia.com/.
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