Kentucky: Leadership

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Ethan Schrage

Ethan Schrage started working for Hannah News Service in late 2013 and now manages the Kentucky office. Ethan graduated from Northern Kentucky University with a degree in Political Science. Attending NKU allowed him to work closely with the Kentucky Legislature during the 2011 Regular Session by tracking legislation for a Kentucky based non-profit.

Ethan is a life-long Kentuckian who was born and raised in Boone County. He enjoys traveling and attending Reds games.

While attending Northern Kentucky University Ethan met his wife, Abby. The couple resides in Frankfort, Kentucky.

Jonathan Wales

Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from Kansas State University. He has an extensive background in communications, political media and legislative tracking. Jonathan has worked on Capitol Hill and around several state legislatures.

From 2006-10, Jonathan managed the IndianaNet legislative tracking software for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. In 2011, Jonathan founded his own legislative tracking company – KLS Reports – in Kentucky.

In 2013, Jonathan became the co-owner of Hannah News Service-Midwest. He currently serves as managing partner for the company’s Indiana and Kentucky operations.

Jonathan is active in youth mentoring in central Indiana. He resides in Indianapolis with his wife Melanie. The couple is in the process of adopting their first child from South Korea.

Steven Marks, President, Hannah News Service Inc.

Steven Marks

Since 1985, Steve has held many posts in and around state legislatures. Since 2002, he has served as President of Hannah News Service, Inc., the premier legislative news, information and research service in the region. He is managing member and co-founder of Silent Partner Software, Ltd., a legislative management software development firm, and Steve is also the founder and co-owner of Hannah News Service-Midwest, LLC, a sister company with operations in Indiana & Kentucky.

Michael Mushrush, Hannah News

Michael Mushrush

Michael joined Hannah News Service in the spring of 2008 as Director of Sales. Marrying his retail and B2B sales experience with a journalism degree, he promotes the online functions and capabilities of Hannah News products, writes marketing copy, handles public relations and coordinates special events.