Eric Loeffel is the Executive Chairman for NPMG. In May 2017, he assumed the role of interim CEO. Prior to NPMG, Eric was a director and CEO of CompassLearning, a Marlin Equity Partners sponsored education-technology company based in Austin, TX. Eric led the successful sale of Compass to Edgenuity in August 2016. Additionally, he has successfully led two other Austin-based private equity-backed technology companies as CEO. Earlier in his career, he was an Associate at 3i Ventures and had multiple product management roles for TurboTax at Intuit. Eric graduated from San Diego State University with a BS in Accounting and received his MBA from The Anderson School at UCLA. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Tracie PumphreyChief Financial Officer
Tracie Pumphrey joined as Chief Financial Officer of NewPoint Media Group in July 2019. Tracie brings over 25 years of experience in various aspects of Accounting and Finance. She started her career with Big Four (Ernst) then continued on to various leadership roles including an integral part of a very successful IPO by Crossroads Systems and several high tech start-ups owned by VC and PE firms. After serving as the CFO the Capital Area Food Bank during its $20M capital campaign, she started her own consulting firm where she was actively involved in several mergers and acquisitions both locally and internationally. Tracie’s strength is in building and establishing timely and accurate processes and reporting mechanisms that enable the leadership to be successful. Tracie graduated from Trinity University with a BS in Accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas.
Dunny WanstrathDivision President of Real Estate Marketing Group
Dunny Wanstrath joined NewPoint Media Group in 2019 as Division President of Real Estate Marketing Group, encompassing The Real Estate Book, New Home Guide, New Homes & Ideas and Senior Living Choices. Dunny has 20 years experience as an Operator and Business Development professional.
Prior to NewPoint Media Group, Dunny was COO/CFO of a family office that owns and operates multiple companies in hospitality, logistic and real estate sectors. Additional roles include CEO of Winslow Partners L.L.C., which owned and operated two upscale restaurants in the DFW area, co-founder of Lonestar Food Company Limited, a London based restaurant group, Senior Project Finance Executive with Ernst & Young as well as M&A Business Manager with Brinker International.
Dunny graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in Business Administration and received his MBA in Finance from Naveen Jindal School of Management, UT Dallas
Rick SmithSenior Vice President, The Real Estate Book
Rick Smith is the Senior Vice President of The Real Estate Book brand. He provides brand leadership and management for The Real Estate Book and Custom Publication Brands offering insight into print, mobile, online, direct mail, and targeted distribution. Rick also manages the independent distributors within The Real Estate Book’s network. Rick has been involved with Real Estate publishing for over 26 years having owned and managed magazines in both Atlanta, GA and Hilton Head, SC.
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