Sean is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Anchor. Sean founded Anchor with a dual mission. First, provide clients with a powerful financial and marketing service that delivers the clients’ quality media, improves their EBITDA and increases their cash flow. Second, provide employment opportunities to Veterans while giving charitable support to select Veteran causes.
Upon completion of active duty in the United States Navy where he served onboard the U.S.S. Thorn (DD-988), in support of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Sean graduated from the State University of New York at Cortland with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science with a Concentration in International Relations.
In 1996, Sean joined Active International as a Media Market Specialist in Local Broadcast and rose quickly through the ranks into Active’s Sales and Account Management Department as Vice President of Sales for Enterprise Accounts. In this role, Sean was responsible for managing complex Corporate Trade and Media programs for Fortune 1000 Companies. In 2008, Sean left Active International to join Sherwood Trading Group as Executive Vice President. At Sherwood, Sean was responsible for the day-to-day sales, media and asset operations for all Corporate Clients.
With close to 30 years of experience in media, marketing, finance and Corporate Trade, Sean has negotiated and managed more than 400 transactions involving media, sponsorships, real estate, fleet vehicles, capital equipment, trade claims, and virtually every type of consumer product inventory. Some clients include Upbound/Rent-A-Center, Beiersdorf, L’Oreal, General Mills, United States Marine Corps (USMC), Electrolux AB, New Era Cap, William Grant & Sons, Santa Margherita Wines, Robert Bosch Corporation, Trex, Dean Foods, and Danone.
Sean is an active participant and supporter of his community and Veteran causes. He sits on the Board of Directors for B.R.i.D.G.E.S., the Advisory Council for New York State’s PFC Joseph Patrick Dwyer Vet to-Vet Program, and Rockland Community College’s Veteran Affairs Board. He is also an Ambassador for Carry The Load, a 501(c)(3) national charity whose mission is to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day while honoring and supporting our Military, First-Responders, Firefighters and Police Officers.
He and his wife are lifelong residents of Congers, NY where they are raising their three children.