Meet the Team
Learn more about our dedicated team members below, with their contact info if you care to reach out.
President, FMC Conferences
Ben Kozuch is President and Co-founder of Future Media Concepts, the nation’s premier digital media training organization for TV, film, video, graphics, web and IT professionals since 1994.
Prior to FMC, Ben was Founder of MultiMedia Inc, a video production company. Ben holds an M.B.A. in International Business from the European School of Management in Paris.
Fun Fact: Ben served as an air force fighter pilot and discharged at a rank of Captain.
President, Co-Founder, FMC Training
Jeff Rothberg holds a BSC degree in Communications from Ohio University and is a 30 year veteran of the TV, film and video industries. He began his career working with the leading advertising agency of Kenyon and Eckhardt as Account Supervisor, managing such accounts as Quaker State, Pabst and Lincoln Mercury. He then joined forces with LRP Video, a leading 10,000 square foot post-production facility, where for in addition to aiding in the facility’s initial design and continual upgrades, Rothberg mastered a variety of disciplines ranging from facility management through production.
Jeff has a strong background in production, post-production and facility management. In 1994, he co-founded Future Media Concepts, Inc.
Director of Training
Tom graduated in Business Management from the University of New Orleans and has worked in the instructor-led training businesses since the mid 80s. His expertise and experience include operations management, business development, computer sales/marketing, systems analyst, technician, internet marketer and in search engine optimization.
Tom is also a dive training professional of 36 years, during the most active periods in the 80s, 90s and early 2000s training thousands of divers from beginner to instructor, running charters and managing various operations in the Florida Keys and the Caribbean.
Still an avid swimmer Tom gets out for dives whenever he can.
Senior Project Manager
With a background in illustration, copywriting and web design, Jordan has amassed numerous skills to add to his ever-growing repertoire. Though these talents are varied, they each share the most valuable element across all industries: communication. Whether it’s discussing product quality, managing expectations, or liaising between businesses and customers, Jordan is no stranger to the importance of clear and concise communication.
As the Senior Project Manager of FMC, Jordan is well-equipped to ensure customer satisfaction, both face-to-face, and from behind a computer screen.
Fun Fact: Jordan has a tendency to write about himself in the third-person
Senior Event Production Manager
Elise is a Senior Event Production Manager with FMC. She collaborates with program managers, speakers, and the events team to produce virtual and in-person events such as the Remote Production Conference and Post|Production World. With her background in events, communications, and marketing, Elise looks forward to futher building communities for creative professionals.
Elise was born and raised in Minnesota and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a BS in Journalism & Mass Communication as well as Economics with a Math Emphasis. When she’s not working, Elise is a hobby crafter and amateur pianist.
Fun Fact: Elise has a fraternal twin sister and older brothers who are identical twins.
Event Production Manager
Katanni is the Event Production Manager at FMC. Her responsibilities include coordinating with the Event Team to ensure tasks are completed to standard and on-time. She’s the primary point of contact for the program manager, speakers, and vendors, and manages client expectations on available features of the company.
Born and raised in Northern New Jersey, Katanni has a BFA in Visual Communications from Kean University. She has worked in design and branding for over 10 years before adding event planning to her list of skills. She has managed both private and corporate events, including working the Thinking Creatively Conference at Kean University and various networking events throughout NJ and NYC.
Fun Fact: Katanni is a cosplayer, often attending New York Comic Con and other conventions in the tri-state area. She also is a SFX makeup artist who has worked for various independent films.
Event and Projects Manager
Megan started at Future Media Conferences as an event production intern after earning her BA in Communication from the University of Tampa. She has enjoyed learning about how events work from from pre-production to post-production. With a vast background in social media marketing, Megan has helped several companies improve their content planning, creation, and social media campaigns. Megan is no stranger to hard work and thrives in collaborative team environments.
Fun Fact: Megan has two cats, a dog, and a horse.
Diana is a Marketing Manager at FMC. Her responsibilities include designing promotional emails as well as social media posts for the ATC department. Diana started her marketing career at her alma mater Virginia Tech in 2022 where she found a passion for content creation and design.
Fun Fact: Diana lives in South Carolina where on off hours she enjoys going to the beach.