Marc Manahan is a seasoned executive and active philanthropist who uplifts people and organizations through vision clarity, collaborations, and leadership. He unifies team efforts, leads fiscal strategies, and boosts organizational efficiency to secure results. With extensive media industry and nonprofit experience, Marc collaborates with leaders by leveraging 20+ years of finance and operational leadership. For decades, he has championed organizational success with an unwavering dedication to people, using an entrepreneurial mindset, and driving growth strategies.
In August 2022, Marc joined Latino Media Network as President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. He also is a member of the Company’s Board of Directors. Prior to this Marc was an Advisor to LMN from March 2022 to July 2022, assisting in helping them secure the acquisition of the initial 18 radio stations purchased.
In 2021, Marc founded SC Eagle Financial, a financial and operational advisory services provider. Recently, he worked with a start-up and served as interim Chief Financial Officer for a real estate development firm and a nonprofit whose focus is safe socialization for teens with special needs. Marc spearheads critical initiatives for diverse organizations, generating repeated success and accelerating organic growth using best practices garnered at Univision Local Media (ULM) and Univision Communications Inc. (UCI). A passionate leader, Marc develops strategies, reduces costs, improves productivity, and builds connected and unified global teams. At ULM, Marc oversaw the financial reporting, revenue pricing and planning, financial planning and analysis, credit and collections, compensation structures, and business development efforts. Working with executives to grow the organization and directing 1,800 employees, Marc contributed to ULM’s $1.5B annual revenue and $0.8B EBITDA.
During his seven years serving as CFO/COO, Marc secured $250+M/40%+ in savings by leading the merger of the TV and Radio businesses, reorganizing and aligning management teams, and streamlining cost structures. In addition, Marc influenced company-wide decisions such as hiring, compensation design, program investments, and restructuring plans. In 2020, Marc initiated and executed a zero-based cost initiative.
Marc served as interim ULM President (Aug–Nov 2018), partnering with the President of Ad Sales to realign the sales team structure in 20+ markets and rebuild the ULM sales incentive compensation package. Focusing on people first, Marc launched a department diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) series with speakers sharing experiences. In prior roles, Marc served as SVP and CFO for the Local TV Division, where he reorganized the finance team, reducing costs by ~50%. Marc built UCI’s financial planning and analysis group, leading strategic planning and financial reporting for UCI. Working with the Chairman, CEO, and CFO, Marc led program royalty work through litigation stages and started UCI’s internal audit department. Marc’s team implemented the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance certification and program for UCI.
Highly motivated and passionate about philanthropy, Marc and his wife co-founded the Kate Ryan Foundation in 2013, supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion for young people, and focusing on educational equality, food insecurity, and physical and social interaction. Marc serves on the Delbarton School Board of Regents and served on the Board of Directors for the Radio Royalty Music License Fee Committee and reVolver Podcasts. He was on the Board of Trustees for The Peck School and served on the Lay Board of Directors for the Sisters of Christian Charity. Marc holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Boston College. Marc and his family reside in the Morristown, New Jersey, area.