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Robert Gessner, MCTV President and SubscriberWise Board Member, Elected American Cable Association Chairman

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SubscriberWise®, the nation’s first and largest issuing consumer reporting agency for the communications industry and the leading provider of analytics-driven subscriber risk management and rules technology, proudly announced today that Robert Gessner, president of MCTV and board member for SubscriberWise, has been elected Chairman of the American Cable Association (ACA).

ACA's Board elections were announced at Monday’s annual ACA Membership meeting during the Independent Show, the leading communications industry forum co-hosted and jointly organized by ACA and the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC). SubscriberWise is a preferred solutions provider in risk management for NCTC and a strong advocate of the ACA.

“On behalf of SubscriberWise and its nationwide member operators across this country, as well as the more than 120 employees of MCTV, I proudly congratulate Bob on his election to Chairman of the American Cable Association,” said David E. Howe, president of SubscriberWise and 18 year employee of MCTV. “Bob is a proven and highly respected leader among the independent cable community with far too many notable accomplishments to catalog here. His efforts and contributions will undoubtedly deliver tremendous benefits as the industry engages with some of its most important and critical challenges,” Howe emphasized.

"This is a critical time because the issues have never been tougher or the stakes higher for the independent cable community," stated Robert Gessner. "I'm proud to lead ACA as the organization moves forward with its efforts to inform and educate policymakers on the vital role we play in the communications market and the need for public policies that foster investment in our networks and communities."

In addition to Bob’s wife, Nancy Gessner (Nancy is Director of Community Development for MCTV), and daughter, Katherine Gessner (Katherine is Sales and Marketing Manager for MCTV), MCTV employees Shannon Delaney, Gary Johns, Kelly Rehm, Nick Provost, Leanne Johnson, and David Howe, were all on hand to celebrate and congratulate Bob for this very exciting event.

SubscriberWise also congratulates BOYCOM’s Patricia Jo Boyers who was elected ACA Vice Chairwoman.

About SubscriberWise (

SubscriberWise® launched as the first U.S. issuing consumer reporting agency exclusively for the cable industry in 2006. In 2009, SubscriberWise and TransUnion announced a joint marketing agreement for the benefit of America’s independent cable operators ( Today SubscriberWise is a risk management preferred-solutions provider for the National Cable Television Cooperative. SubscriberWise contributions to the communications industry are today measured in the multiple tens of millions of dollars annually.

SubscriberWise is a U.S.A. federally registered trademark of the SubscriberWise Limited Liability Co. The SubscriberWise mark was declared incontestable by the USPTO in 2013.

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