Nashville Based Endeavor Business Media appoints Bill Nurthen as CFO

NASHVILLE, TN// March 2, 2020 – Endeavor Business Media, a B2B Media Company with headquarters in Nashville, TN., has appointed Bill Nurthen as Chief Financial Officer. In this brand new position for this fast- growing company, Nurthen will be responsible for leading all aspects of the company’s financial operations.

Nurthern comes over from ARI Network Services, a SaaS and DaaS company, where he served as CFO. He is an operationally focused senior finance executive with over 2 decades of experience in all functions of corporate finance and development; and has held CFO roles in publicly traded and private equity backed companies, across multiple industries, with an emphasis on combining acquisitive and organic growth. He will be based in Endeavor’s Fort Atkinson, WI offices, where the accounting and finance teams are located.

“Bill is a critical addition to our Executive Team in this stage of exponential growth. His background in growing businesses through integrating acquisitions, reducing cost and leading financial teams will be essential to take our business at Endeavor to the next level. I believe Bill is the right person to implement the capital planning required to support our long-term growth objectives. I am particularly pleased that he comes to us from a data related company and brings that experience to the table, as I believe that that is the future of our business. With Bill on board we can add scale, optimize resources and prioritize capabilities within our business” said Chris Ferrell, CEO of Endeavor Business Media.

Nurthen earned his MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and his BBA undergraduate degree from The University of Notre Dame. He was awarded CFO of the year by the Milwaukee Business Journal in 2016. His breadth of experience includes work in various industries including technology, software, bio-medical and investment banking.

“I am very excited to be joining the Endeavor Business Media Management Team. The company has gone from strength to strength since its inception a very short 2 years ago, and I am honored and excited to be the first CFO for the company in its history. I look forward to working with everyone to help the company achieve its strategic and financial goals.” Said Nurthen.


Headquartered in Nashville, TN, Endeavor Business Media, LLC was formed in late 2017 to acquire and operate trade publications, websites, events and marketing solutions. The company targets U.S. B2B audiences in the accounting, aviation, dental, facilities maintenance, fire & public safety, design engineering, buildings and construction, energy, manufacturing, industrial, technology, medical, securities, laser, lighting, oil & gas, public services, security, construction, vehicle repair, vending, and water & wastewater markets. The company has offices in Nashville, Tennessee; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Nashua, New Hampshire; Birmingham, Alabama; Sarasota, Florida; Skokie, Illinois; Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin; Akron, Ohio; Cleveland, Ohio; Santa Barbara, California; Fort Collins, CO, and Overland Park, KS. For more information, visit

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