A Chicago native with a quarter-century of experience in the field, Russ is the publisher and co-founder of Chicago Windy City Guide. Before embarking on his own publication in 2001, Russ had a successful publishing career with several publishers including Crain Communications, technology publisher IDG, and most recently as publisher of Computer Games where his revenue responsibilities included print and online advertising, circulation and European content licenses.
Director of Sales
Tina Hoefer is the Director of Advertising and co-founder of Chicago Windy City Guide which has become one of Chicagoland’s top hospitality publications. Tina also is the president of Hoefer Enterprises, an independent sales representation firm. For the past 12 years, Tina has sold online solutions for Thomas.net, a manufacturing and industrial online publisher.