Board of Directors
Emmanuel (Manos) Pavlakis
Chairman and Director
Emmanuel Manos Pavlakis has had 30 years' experience in building numerous successful companies from the ground up creating multimillion-dollar operations in difficult, international and niche markets in Manufacturing, Commercial and Industrial Real Estate and Investment Banking, including Noble Precision Tooling Inc., Megafoam Inc. and Powergundrilling Inc.
David Daniels is a serial business entrepreneur with a successful 35-year track record of profitable business ownership, including Epic Lighting and Electrical Devices Inc. Mr. Daniels is currently President and CEO of Etlin Daniels, which is an importer and distributor of commercial and industrial lighting products, along with a number of other various enterprises.
Carolyn R. Wall
Carolyn R. Wall was appointed to the Media Central Corporation Board of Directors effective August 1, 2021. Ms. Wall brings over 30 years of senior executive experience in publishing, broadcasting, on-line and strategic content marketing and branding to her new board role. Former senior executive roles in media include Publisher of New York Magazine and President/General Manager of News Corp’s WNYW in New York City. Ms. Wall will take on the added responsibility of chairing the Audit Committee on an interim basis. She will also advise management on new content strategies, brand positioning for Media Central’s signature “storefront” products NOW Magazine and Georgia Straight, a refresh on CannCentral and eCentralSports digital magazines as well as new emerging products such as CreatorNews.
Secretary of the Board of Directors, MediaCentral Corporation
Maria Micieli was elected as MediaCentral Corporation's Secretary of the Board in February 2021. She has 6+ years of management experience in the telecommunications and psychological publishing sectors, with some of the largest corporations in North America, leading teams that were responsible for publishing world-renowned psychological assessments. She brings both industry experience along with two Bachelor of Science degrees from McMaster University and a Master's Certificate in project management from the Schulich School of Business to her new role as Board Secretary. Maria is a Toronto native.
Note: Media Central Corporation’s new Advisory Board was established in July 2021 to attract proven media leaders in all sectors that inform and recommend to the Board and Management of innovative ideas, unbiased perspectives from outside the “walled garden” and identify changes in the rapidly changing media sector that accelerate Media Central’s revenue growth and audience scale.
Greg Messinger has a 15-year track record of leading significant growth initiatives across three continents. Mr. Messenger was one of two co-founders of AdTaxi, a Denver-based Demand Side Platform trading desk that went from a start-up to $100 million in ad revenue in five years. Upon exiting AdTaxi, he led digital growth initiatives as a senior consultant with News Corp and Walt Disney Company among others and also co-founded an e-commerce agency specializing in Amazon brand management.
Jack Harding is the Managing Partner and co-founder of Diner Agency, a Toronto-based marketing, PR and talent agency with representation across Canada. Mr. Harding is a serial entrepreneur with the knowledge and the expertise to grow and scale businesses across a wide array of sectors. He serves on several boards, including Integrated Rewards where he serves as its Executive Adviser and UHN’s United Impact Collective where he serves as the Marketing and Communications chair.