John Suhler was the Co-Founder and served as Chairman Emeritus at Veronis Suhler Stevenson. After retiring as President of VSS in 2012, Mr. Suhler was named Chairman Emeritus. He co-founded VSS under the premise that seasoned, media, communications and information industry-focused professionals could leverage their specialized skills to provide higher quality merger and acquisition advisory services, corporate finance representation and general financial advice. Prior to co-founding VSS in 1981, Mr. Suhler was President of CBS Publishing Group. Previously, Mr. Suhler was President of CBS Publications and VP-Publisher of the Psychology Today group at Ziff Davis Publishing and CRM, Inc. In addition to his work with VSS, he has been a member of the board of directors of the Association of American Publishers and the Magazine Publishers of America, and an affiliate member of the American Newspaper Publishers Association, and has been an active member of the Software and Information Industry Association, and the Association of Business Information and Media Companies (ABM). Mr. Suhler earned his BS at the University of Kansas, where he attended the William Allen White School of Journalism and was Chairman of The University Daily Kansan Board. He is currently a Trustee of the William Allen White Foundation and the recipient of the University of Kansas Journalism School Legacy Achievement Award.