Anthony P. Zarro – Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Anthony is a proven digital marketing professional and business leader with over 20 years of experience. In addition to being the CEO of The Athletes Network, Anthony is also the Founder & Managing Partner of Drive Action Digital where he has been focused on developing and delivering interactive marketing solutions for clients. Zarro’s experience in online marketing with specific expertise in search engine marketing, natural search optimization and social media has afforded him the opportunity to help clients integrate their interactive marketing programs to achieve greater levels of success. His technology experience has been instrumental in the development of proprietary tracking, reporting and bid management for search engine marketing programs. Anthony has worked with some great clients over the years including Sony Electronics, American Express, Consumer Reports, Turbo Tax, Fidelity Investments and the Bermuda Department of Tourism. Anthony is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, NJ where he obtained a BS in Marketing. At FDU, Anthony played varsity lacrosse and was team captain his senior year. Anthony is also a multi-sport athlete who played football, lacrosse, basketball and baseball at North Rockland High School in Thiells, NY. Today, he plays ice hockey, lacrosse, is an avid golfer and softball coach in Wayne, NJ.
Thomas Duhamel – Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer
Tom has spent the past 13 years in various finance and accounting roles. After building his accounting foundation as an auditor for a regional accounting firm in Ridgewood, NJ, he ventured into the private sector as Controller at HealthSTAR Communications, Inc. with the responsibility of preparing the company for their IPO. Upon completion of that task, he moved on to become controller and then CFO of MyPhotoAlbum Inc. (Formerly FortuneCity.com Inc.). As CFO, he oversaw all finance, legal and human resource functions for a publicly traded e-commerce business with approximately $5.5 million in market capitalization. He has extensive experience in financial report writing, cash flow analysis and financial projections for business-to-consumer operations. A graduate of Penn State University, Tom was also a member of the University’s Men’s Ice Hockey team while in school. Additionally, he played both ice hockey and baseball at Bergen Catholic High School in Oradell, NJ. Currently residing in Hoboken, NJ, Tom is a passionate mountain biker, golfer and hockey player, and has spent the past 13 years as a Tier 1 youth hockey coach at the Ice House in Hackensack, NJ.