About Our Digital Marketing & Advertising Solutions

SummitMedia, LLC is an integrated broadcasting, digital media, direct marketing and events company focused on compelling local brands, powerful personalities and meaningful marketing solutions. For additional information contact us at (205) 326-2552
Our Team

Carl Parmer – Chairman / CEO

Mr. Parmer has an extensive background in the ownership and management of radio and television companies through the United States. Mr. Parmer was the President and co-Chief Executive Officer of Heftel Broadcasting Corporation; CEO of H and P Communications; CEO of H and P Radio LLC and CEO of Broadcasting Management, Inc. Prior to his broadcasting career, Mr. Parmer spent several years on Wall Street where he was Vice President/Shareholder of Kidder, Peabody and Company. Mr. Parmer is currently the Chairman/CEO of Summit Media LLC

Bill Tanner- Senior VP, Programming

Bill Tanner began his career in Jackson, Mississippi culminating as Program Director and Morning DJ at the state's largest station, WJDX. Mr. Tanner developed one of the country's first "Adult Contemporary" formats, which resulted in the station's rise to the top of the ratings. In 1974, Mr. Tanner became the Program Director and Morning Personality (“Tanner in the Morning") at Y-l00 (WHYI)/Miami and was soon named Vice President/Programming for parent company Heftel Broadcasting Corporation. In 1983, Tanner became Program Director and Morning Man for Metromedia's WASH/Washington, D. C. In 1985, Mr. Tanner returned to Miami to launch one of the industry's first Urban Contemporary stations, Hot 105 (WHQT)/Miami. The following year he was named the first Program Director and Morning Talent for Power 96 (WPOW)/Miami. Tanner entered Spanish radio in 1992 as head of the team that created WXDJ/Miami which became the top Spanish language station in Miami. He was hired in 1994 by Heftel Broadcasting Corporation as Vice-President/Programming, and in 1995, under his direction, the company's KLVE/Los Angeles rose to the top of the ratings. In 1997, Mr. Tanner headed the team that developed the format for KSCA/Los Angeles which also rose to the #1 position in the Los Angeles Arbitron ratings. In 1997, Mr. Tanner joined H&P Radio, LLC to launch two new urban radio stations in Birmingham, Alabama.

Erskin “Chuck” Faush Jr. – Senior VP, SummitMedia

Erskine Ramsay "Chuck" Faush, Jr is Senior Vice President, SummitMedia, LLC and President of SummitMedia Entertainment, a division of SummitMedia, LLC. Chuck served as the Chief of Staff for Birmingham Mayor William A. Bell, Sr. from 2010 to 2015. During that time, he led efforts in hospitality, sports, entertainment and community outreach while, at the same time, earning the respect and admiration of both civic leaders and the corporate community.

Prior to serving as Chief of Staff, Chuck spent his career in media. He began working with his father in Birmingham radio and subsequently developed an award winning career on camera, in production and in publicity. He has been a leader in connecting the entertainment industry with public school students, helping implement the "Communities in Schools" program in Georgia and Alabama

Darryl Grondines- VP, Finance

Darryl Grondines has over 20 years of Media and Publishing accounting management experience. Before joining SummitMedia as VP, Finance, Mr. Grondines served as Controller for Media General’s WCBD-TV in Charleston, South Carolina; Controller for the US Division of Arcadia Publishing, an International Publishing company headquartered in Gloustershire, England; Controller for USA Networks, WHOT-TV in Atlanta, Georgia; and Accounting Manager – Corporate, for Cox Enterprises Inc. and most recently as Controller for Cox Radio in Birmingham Alabama.
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