Montemayor Promoted to Director of Sales; Makins Named GSM at Beasley Media Group Detroit
July 21, 2023
Beasley Media Group has announced that Lynn Montemayor has been promoted to Director of Sales at the company’s Detroit-based radio properties. Montemayor replaces Patti Taylor, who was recently promoted to Vice President and Market Manager.
She most recently served as the General Sales Manager of 101 WRIF-FM, 94.7 WCSX-FM, 105.1 The BOUNCE, 105.9 KISS-FM, Detroit PRAISE Network, and Motor City Sports Talk The ROAR.
“It brings me immense pleasure to announce Lynn Montemayor as Director of Sales for Beasley Media Detroit,” said Beasley Media Group Detroit Vice President and Market Manager Patti Taylor. “Lynn is one of the most passionate and adept leaders I have ever worked with. She is thoughtful and fair, a creative teammate and a tenacious partner. I feel lucky and grateful to be working alongside Lynn in this next chapter of the Beasley Detroit cluster.”
“I am absolutely thrilled to be taking on the role of Director of Sales for Beasley Media Detroit,” said Montemayor. “I have had the pleasure of working with many great people, both internally and externally, but to lead our current team of Account Executives, this is a humbling honor for me. And with the move of Patti Taylor to Vice President and Market Manager, I have big shoes to follow, but I’m deeply lucky, as there is no one else I would want to be next to getting the job done!
With Montemayor's promotion. the company also announced that Andy Makins has been named as the new General Sales Manager. He will began his new position on July 17.
Makins most recently served as the Digital Sales Manager at WJBK-TV (Detroit). Previously, he worked on the digital agency side of the business.
“Andy’s adeptness in the digital and broadcast spaces, along with his ability to coach high performing sales talent, make him the perfect General Sales Manager for stepping into the role in Detroit,” said Beasley Media Group Detroit Vice President and Market Manager Patti Taylor. “He will fit right in with our team. I could not be more excited for him to get started!”
“I’m really excited and proud to be joining the Beasley family in Detroit,” said Makins. “Having the ability to strategically sell across radio and digital is going to be an exciting task ahead. Huge thanks to Patti Taylor and Lynn Montemayor for the awesome opportunity. Let’s go sell something!”