Executive Team

Kevin Wagner
Kevin Wagner – President/Chief Executive Officer

Kevin Wagner is President and CEO of URBan Radio Broadcasting, LLC.  Mr. Wagner possesses over 20 years of experience in establishing, developing, and operating radio stations.  He began his broadcasting career at the age of nineteen as an account executive Gannett Broadcasting in 1980, where he enjoyed a decade as one of the most successful account executives at WCGI-FM in Chicago.  In the late 1990's, Mr. Wagner acquired majority ownership in Roberds Broadcasting, Inc. and assumed management and operational control of WYOK-FM and WGOK-AM in Mobile, AL.  In 1999, he negotiated a successful swap with Clear Channel to enter the adjacent Pensacola market.  He then sold the cluster to Cumulus Broadcasting and used proceeds towards the formation of URBan Radio Broadcasting, LLC.  Mr. Wagner has been the driving force behind URBan's operations to date.  He serves as the company's President and Chief Executive Officer and oversees strategic direction of the company.  In 2005 URBan announced that it had received $17 million in new financing from The Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group and 21st Century Group.  URBan presently owns and operates 23 radio stations in six markets located throughout the Southeastern United States and Ohio. 

Darryll Green – Vice President/Chief Operating Officer

Darryll J. Green was named to his current position of Vice President/Chief Operating Officer of URBan Radio Broadcasting, LLC in 2008.  Mr. Green is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the company's 23 radio station and financial oversight of the company.  Prior to joining URBan Radio Broadcasting, Mr. Green served as Vice President/Program Development for Gannet Broadcasting.  He was named to this position in 2007.   Mr. Green began his career with Gannett Broadcasting as a senior auditor in 1983.   His career credits over 24 years with Gannett Broadcasting include serving as the President/General Manager of W*USA-TV, Washington, DC;President/General Manager of WGRZ-TV, Buffalo, NY; Vice President/General Manager of WGCI- AM/FM, Chicago, IL; and Senior Internal Auditor for Gannett Co., Inc., Rochester, NY.  In addition, Mr. Green received his CPA certification in the State of New York.

Maynard Grossman – Corporate Director of Sales

Maynard Grossman has served as URBan Radio Broadcasting's Corporate Director of Sales since 2004.  Mr. Grossman has been in the radio broadcast and advertising insdustires for more then 41 years.  From 1979-1995, he worked  at Chicago for Gannett's WGCI AM & FM as Vice Presidebt of Sales.  Mr. Grossman also worked for Baltimore-Washington, Miami-Ft Lauderdale and Dallas companies----United Broadcasting, Clear Channel and Westwood One.  Mr. Grossman has held General and Sales Management positions for 30 years.  He also owned his own business, Hamilton Whitehall Marketing, which specialized in muti-cultural marketing.  WIth 28 years expericence in Black radio and 5 years specializing in Hispanic radio, Mr. Grossman is one of the top professionals in the radio advertising industry.   He's a member of the Radio Advertising Bureau, and was selected by the RAB's Sound Management Magazine as one of the U.S.'s Best Radio Sales Managers.