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Hal S. Jones
Senior Vice President–Finance
Chief Financial Officer
Hal S. Jones
Senior Vice President–Finance
Chief Financial Officer


Hal S. Jones became senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer of Graham Holdings Company (then The Washington Post Company) in January 2009. He had most recently been chief executive officer of Kaplan Professional, responsible for Kaplan's professional businesses in financial services, real estate, technology and engineering in the United States and the United Kingdom.

At both Graham Holdings and Kaplan, Jones has served in a variety of senior management positions ... 
Nicole M. Maddrey
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Nicole M. Maddrey
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary


Nicole Maddrey joined Graham Holdings Company (then The Washington Post Company) in August 2007. Previously, she served as attorney-advisor and later as special counsel at the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Chief Counsel, Division of Corporation Finance. Before joining the staff of the SEC, she was an associate in the law firm of Miles & Stockbridge, PC, in Baltimore, MD.

Maddrey received a BA in communications from the University of Pennsylvania and a JD with hon... 
Wallace R. Cooney
Vice President–Finance
Chief Accounting Officer
Wallace R. Cooney
Vice President–Finance
Chief Accounting Officer


Wallace R. Cooney, vice president–finance and chief accounting officer, joined Graham Holdings Company (then The Washington Post Company) in 2001 as controller. From 1997 to 2001, he was director of financial reporting at Gannett Co., Inc. Cooney began his career with Price Waterhouse LLP in 1985, serving three years in The Hague, The Netherlands, from 1991 to 1994 and as a senior manager from 1994 to 1997. Cooney graduated from Lafayette College in 1985, cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, with a bac... 
Denise Demeter
Vice President
Chief Human Resources Officer
Denise Demeter
Vice President
Chief Human Resources Officer


Denise Demeter joined Graham Holdings Company (then The Washington Post Company) in 1986 and previously served as Vice President–Human Resources; Senior Director, Pension & Savings Plans; Director, Flexible Benefits; and Director, HRIS. Demeter received a BA from The Pennsylvania State University. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.... 
Stacey Halota
Vice President–Information Security and Privacy
Stacey Halota
Vice President–Information Security and Privacy


Stacey Halota joined Graham Holdings Company (then The Washington Post Company) in 2003. She leads the development and implementation of information security and privacy programs, including Sarbanes Oxley, privacy law, Payment Card Industry compliance and other data protection efforts. Halota has more than 20 years of experience in the information technology, security and privacy field. Before joining Graham Holdings, she served as the federal government and southeast region leader of Guardent (... 
Jocelyn E. Henderson
Vice President–Corporate Audit Services
Jocelyn E. Henderson
Vice President–Corporate Audit Services


Jocelyn Henderson joined Graham Holdings Company (then The Washington Post Company) in 2005 as assistant controller. She took over the Company’s internal audit function in 2007. Prior to joining the Company, Henderson spent much of her professional career in Atlanta as assistant vice president of corporate audit and director of external reporting for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. She also worked in audit management and accounting capacities at Phelps Dodge Corporation and The Coca-Cola Compan... 
Anthony Lyddane
Vice President–Tax
Anthony Lyddane
Vice President–Tax


Anthony Lyddane, vice president-tax, joined Graham Holdings Company (then The Washington Post Company) in 1989 and previously served as manager and director of tax.. Lyddane began his career with Price Waterhouse in 1981 after receiving his MBA from the University of Michigan and BS in accounting from the University of Maryland. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Tax Executives Institute.... 
Daniel J. Lynch
Vice President and Treasurer
Daniel J. Lynch
Vice President and Treasurer


Daniel J. Lynch is vice president and treasurer of Graham Holdings Company. He joined the Company in October 1996; he was elected treasurer in 1997 and to his current position in September 2008.

Before joining Graham Holdings Company (then The Washington Post Company), Lynch worked for 18 years in numerous financial, planning, and analysis positions for Mobil Corporation.

In addition to his responsibilities at the Company, Lynch serves as assistant treasurer of the Phil... 
Pinkie Dent Mayfield
Vice President–Corporate Affairs
Special Assistant to the Chairman
Pinkie Dent Mayfield
Vice President–Corporate Affairs
Special Assistant to the Chairman


Pinkie Dent Mayfield is vice president-corporate affairs and special assistant to the chairman of Graham Holdings Company. Previously, she has been assistant treasurer and vice president-corporate solutions. Mayfield joined Graham Holdings (then The Washington Post Company) in 1998 as the corporate cash manager. Prior to joining the Company, Mayfield was a vice president and trust officer at NationsBank (now Bank of America), where she worked in the Investment Services Division as part of the... 

Spiro Roiniotis
Vice President–Engineering
Spiro Roiniotis
Vice President–Engineering


Spiro Roiniotis leads engineering and product development for the Trove news product. He joined Graham Holdings (then The Washington Post Company) as part of its nascent Labs group in 2009, which shipped a variety of products, from platform services to consumer-facing applications.

From 2004 to 2009, Roiniotis was director of the technology group at Folio Investing, where he led a team that developed the patented online trading platform that provides retail brokerage and investmen...