Originally from Michigan, Bret graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in English from Michigan State University in 2006. A year later he moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, bringing substantial sales experience to a series of local business magazines in the Triangle. After working as an Account Executive selling advertising, Bret was promoted to managing the production of web and print advertising for four local magazines and two national franchising magazines. In 2011, Bret joined Sokal Media Group as an Account Coordinator and has since served as the Coordinator Department Manager and is now an Account Executive managing clients in NC, SC, and MI. Fun Fact: Bret has a deep and passionate love for Doritos.