Corporate and Editorial Staff

  • Patrick Bernardo

    Publisher & Owner
    Phone: 630-571-1067

    With nearly 30 years of media marketing and management, Patrick has experience in over 12 vertical industries, having lead and grown periodicals, live events, industry conferences and web portals. With an eye on enhancing the total client media experience and investment ROI, his considerable knowledge and proven ability to deliver client value is a defining hallmark.
  • Dan Markham

    Senior Editor
    Phone: 630-572-0593

    Dan joined Metal Center News in 2005 as a senior editor. Previously he was a long-time writer and reporter, working 12 years at three Indiana newspapers. He also spent four years as a freelancer, writing for newspapers, magazines and books.
  • Jonathan Samples

    Associate Editor
    Phone: 630-571-1206

    Jonathan has a broad range of journalism experience in both print and digital media. He has worked as a journalist, graphic designer and managing editor at several news organizations in the Chicago area. He earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's in history from Roosevelt University in Chicago.
  • Cindy Lockman

    Production Manager
    Phone: 630-571-1067

    Cindy is Production Manager and Advertising Coordinator for Metal Center News. She is responsible for the ad materials and management of, our magazine's website.