The Money Mailer Leadership Team:
John Patinella, Chief Executive Officer and President
After 31 years at Money Mailer, starting as a franchisee himself, John has been primarily responsible for franchise growth at various levels within the organization. In 2018, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer and President of Money Mailer. Serving as the company’s SVP of Franchise Operations for the past 17 years, Focusing on franchisee profitability first, Mr. Patinella was responsible for growing footprint and revenue for the franchise system. John is now the driving force taking Money Mailer into an era that is all about collaborative leadership, getting in the trenches with franchisees, and involving them in the growth and constant innovation of the brand. Previously, Patinella was Regional President for Money Mailer of the Midwest, at the time Money Mailer’s largest independent regional subfranchisor based in Chicago. Patinella’s position with the region spanned over 15 years with increasing responsibility. Patinella joined the team as a franchisee in 1986. Raised in the Chicago area, Patinella is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and has two daughters.
Mike Hiskett, Senior Vice President, Sales
Mike Hiskett was named Senior Vice President, Sales in November 2016. Prior to his appointment, Hiskett was Senior Vice President of Company Operations for 6 years and has over 25 years of sales and marketing experience mostly in the direct marketing industry. The most relevant, Hiskett spent 10 years with Valassis / ADVO, serving as Vice President of Sales in the Southwest region where he managed a team of 125 sales and marketing professionals. Hiskett is a graduate of the University of Tulsa and currently lives in Orange County, California with his wife, Jane.
Dennis Jenkins,Vice President, Franchise Licensing
Dennis Jenkins is Vice President of Franchise Licensing and has been with Money Mailer since April of 2000. Prior to Money Mailer, Jenkins spent five years as vice president of sales and marketing for American Security Distribution, one of the largest national distributors of security hardware. He has also held senior management positions with divisions of Beatrice and Black & Decker. Jenkins has spearheaded two divisional turnarounds and been recognized for his ability to recruit top sales talent and develop innovative sales processes that produce superior results. He began his career with Procter & Gamble after completing his MBA at the University of Georgia. Jenkins is married with two daughters.