Since 2002, Executive Mosaic has been the leader in connecting, promoting and branding executives of consequence through exclusive peer networking events and media.
Chief Executive Officer & Publisher
Jim Garrettson founded Executive Mosaic in 2001 in an effort to build an exclusive forum and cross media platform exclusively for top-tier executives in the greater Washington D.C. market. His efforts produced an array of highly specialized internet-based media properties, publications and event driven executive peer groups. Sensing the continued growth of the Government Contracting community and consolidation of the mid-tier companies, Garrettson evolved his models and efforts to strategically pursue this key market segment. Today, he has created a prestigious series of private networking communities for top executives, and serves as publisher for the growing number of Executive Mosaic online and print media outlets.
In addition to Executive Mosaic, Garrettson also founded the Potomac Officers Club (POC) as a 501(c) 6 non-profit organization whose mission is “to weave an executive fabric that benefits our local business community. ” That organization and the associated e-magazine he founded in 2003 (ExecutiveBiz) served a pronounced need at the time for connecting the Washington business community.
Subsequent organizational founding’s also include GovConWire – a daily news wire and reporting organization dedicated to Government Contracting, GovConExecutive – an organizational who’s who in Government Contracting, The New New Internet – an ongoing effort that tracks the technology that supports the government’s leading edge IT initiatives and ExecutiveGov – which tracks the key government executives that make the decisions which most strongly impact the market segment of Government contracting and included current, transitional and former government executives.
A serial entrepreneur and veteran of the fast-growth technology and telecommunications industries, Garrettson is also Founder and President of TownHall Teleconferencing, and earlier served as EVP of Sales and Marketing at Net2000 Communications, SVP of North American Sales for Satellite based streaming media provider Cidera, President of Teleglobe Business Solutions, SVP of Sales at Qwest Communications where he ran the National General Business sales force and various positions with MCI Telecommunications. Garrettson is a graduate of the University of Hartford’s Barney School of Business and serves on the advisory board of the George Mason University’s College of Science.
Specialties: Executive branding, Consociation of executives, Vertical peer groups, Entrepreneur, toplinked.com
Sheri Page has been with Executive Mosaic since the company was “born. ” Hired in October of 2002, Sheri was instrumental in getting our sister companies, The Potomac Officers Club and ExecutiveBiz, up and running. Sheri is responsible for all of the day-to-day human resources, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, customer service and overall office management for the company.
Prior to Executive Mosaic, Sheri worked for many telecom companies in the area. Employed by MCI in 1985, Sheri spent ten years at the company supporting various members of the executive management team. Sheri later worked for the CFO of LCI Communications, which was later acquired by Qwest Communications.
Sheri has a degree in Early Childhood education from Frostburg State University, where she was a disc jockey on the campus radio station for 4 years. Sheri is happily married and lives in Bethesda, MD.
Manager of Media and Research Services
David Smith has joined Executive Mosaic as Manager of Media Services and Research where he will be responsible for overseeing the direction and growth of the media division while providing comprehensive news coverage about and for GovCon executives. He brings more than thirty years of publishing experience in both print and digital media to his new role.
Prior to Executive Mosaic, David was publisher at Washington Technology (a 1105 Media Inc. publication) and general manager at Gannett Government Media. He has held senior leadership positions at The Thomson Corp., and Phillips Publishing Inc. where he led operations. David began his publishing career at McGraw-Hill Financial where he helped launch their first online information product.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology. He resides in Washington D.C. with his wife and two children.
Event and Speaker Manager
Julia brings over eight years of high-level meeting and event management,
contract negotiation and implementation experience at membership
organizations and government agencies. In her role at Executive Mosaic,
she is responsible for speaker management and 4×24 membership program
planning and execution.
Prior to joining Executive Mosaic, Julia was the director of meetings and
education for a national trade association where she worked with industry
executives to develop and plan several large meetings, events, and
trainings. She also served as the public affairs coordinator for a state
government agencies’ public awareness initiative where she was responsible
for working with statewide grant recipients to develop and implement
statewide events and activities. She started her career in political
affairs for a trade association, planning federal political fundraisers,
events, and activities for high-level executives and government officials.