Meet The Team

Alison Laffe

Alison Laffe

Senior Vice President of Advertising

Alison Laffe is the Sr. Vice President of Advertising and Marketing for the Chicago Sun Times and Reader. Laffe comes to the Sun Times from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel where she was the Sr. Director of Client Services & Digital Strategy. She has over 16 years of sales and marketing experience and has lead every area of the advertising division in Milwaukee including Sales, Operations, Training and Business Development. She is the recipient of numerous awards including: Journal Sentinel Director of the Year, Journal Communications Equity Award, and the Journal Sentinel Circle of Excellence Award.

Terry Boyle

Terry Boyle

Vice President, Major Accounts & Automotive

Terry Boyle is the Vice President of Business Development for Automotive Advertising at Sun-Times Media. With over 36 years of experience working in sales and account management, Terry prides himself on being a strategic advertising consultant to his automotive clients, advising them on the most relevant print and digital advertising solutions. Terry’s proven success record stems from his stated mission of "adapting to change and evolving to become as knowledgable as possible in the ever changing Chicago Media landscape."

Guadalupe Carranza

Guadalupe Carranza

Vice President, Digital Strategy

Guadalupe has an extensive background in strategy, sales, and digital media (digital services, display, and programmatic). She’s managed award-winning teams and individuals with RedEye, Hoy, Chicago Tribune and Digital Services. For over a decade with the Tribune Media Group, Guadalupe excelled in sales, marketing, and management roles in a number of verticals spanning Targeted Media (helped launch RedEye) Hoy (helped form partnerships), Classified, Regional Retail, Major and National accounts.

Tara Barbato

Tara Barbato

Business Development Specialist - Advertising
Matt Caponera

Matt Caponera

Business Development - Major Accounts
Mary Lou Davis

Mary Lou Davis

Director, Classified Advertising
Deb Harris

Deb Harris

Business Development Manager - Advertising

Cary Lee

Cary Lee

Business Development Manager - Advertising
Bob Pasqualoni

Bob Pasqualoni

Business Development - Automotive
Eric Rechsteiner

Eric Rechsteiner

Business Development Specialist - Advertising
Aaron Sax

Aaron Sax

Digital Marketing Strategist
Craig Swantko

Craig Swantko

Digital Business Development Manager