Meet your hosts, David Sillick, Wes Benwick, and Gary Spurgeon.

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BluHorn TV Host David Sillick

David owns Sillick Inc, a consulting practice specializing in Business Development and Community Relations on a selective, industry-exclusive basis. He offers guidance in strategic planning, business coaching, and sales and capital acquisition. David brings over 30 years experience and success in highly competitive markets and fluctuating industry landscapes.

David spent 20 years as the Market President and Publisher for the Jacksonville Business Journal and acted as a trusted advisor to corporate leadership and to other market presidents.

David led his team through the evolution of traditional print media into a digital first landscape, created new revenue streams including event and content programming and launched successful programs which were then implemented in other markets.

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BluHorn TV Host Wes Benwick

Wes Benwick was born and raised in Jacksonville, and has been involved with media and marketing for last 25 years. He began his professional career in Television in 1993 with WJCT at the age of 15 and has worked in nearly every
aspect of the business, from live events, to studio and stage shows, as well as sports production with both regional and national networks including FOX, ABC &

His experience with TV led him into the field of Information Technology where he graduated from FSU in 1999 with a degree in Computer Science. Since that time, he has found a way to continue his passion for audio & video production by incorporating it in each of the businesses he has been involved with. Currently he serves as Partner and the Chief Technology Officer for BluHorn and is the
software Architect.

Wes has been actively involved with youth sports in Jacksonville, coaching both recreational soccer at JFC and Pop Warner football teams. He recently completed a
4 year term as President of Mandarin Athletic Association, one of the most successful and tenured youth sports leagues in Jacksonville.

Married to Nicole, an elementary school teacher and licensed real estate agent, they have a combined family of 6 kids, ranging in age from 20 to 11, and are happy to call the southside of Jacksonville home.

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BluHorn TV Host Gary Spurgeon

Gary Spurgeon brings with him 31 years of experience growing people, culture, ratings, revenue, and relationships in the media industry. “I drive for long term results by hiring talented people, developing a collaborative working environment, and creating a vision for success,” said Spurgeon. “BluHorn is only one of a few national software companies in the media buying and planning space and is poised to continue its rapid growth.”

In the nearly four decades of Spurgeon’s media career he has worked in almost all areas of broadcasting, including on-air, promotions, traffic, sales, and sales management. For the last 30 years he has acted as Regional Vice President and General Manager of small to major market radio stations, and most recently as a corporate Senior Vice President.

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