Meet the Team


Nick Gelso

CEO & Founder

Pioneer and award-winning podcaster, Nick Gelso founded the CLNS Media Network in 2009.  Spearheads the network’s sales initiatives by day, while moonlighting as an NBA personality.


Tommy White


Administers all of CLNS’ information while providing consulting services to the network’s productions in the fields of lifestyles, finance, politics & sports.


John Zannis

VP & Director of Content

Emmy award-winning broadcast executive with over 20 years of big market experience in multi-media content development and production.  At CLNS, John oversees all video production and digital content.


Guy Neer

Sales & Compliance Manager

Guy Neer is responsible for supporting sales & strategic partnership growth for the network. Works with CLNS’ talent in endorsing advertising partners’ messaging and key compliance KPIs, as well as working with management to set strategies and effective measurement components.

Sean Bakke

Co-Owner/SVP, Sales Operations

In addition to being a co-owner of CLNS Media, Sean is responsible for increasing productivity and efficiency and establishing processes and procedures for the general operations of the organization as well as to act as a liaison between key executives, staff, vendors and potential and current business partners. He is expected to build and manage relationships internally as well as with partners and clients with a primary focus on assisting with client and staff on-boarding, with oversight on sales and compliance as well.