About Us

Times Direct is a full service direct marketing company with access to robust brand-building tools, and the expertise to deliver proven strategies and powerful results for businesses of all sizes.

All of our employees are direct marketing experts with many years of industry expertise to partner with our clients in order to produce optimal results, efficiently and within budget.

Meet our Team

Kristin Ranta, General Manager

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Kristin has over 25 years of experience in direct response marketing. Kristin’s varied direct response background has given her exposure to all areas of direct marketing including: agency services, direct mail design, digital solutions, production, fulfillment, data analytics, client services and logistics. She is a seasoned, collaborative leader who consistently delivers business results, works to bring out the best in her employees and secure the best results for clients.

Kristin has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Roosevelt University in Chicago. Kristin is an avid baseball fan and loves both the Cubs and the Dodgers. In her spare time she spends as much time as possible with her rescue dog.

Bill Cloer, Senior Account Executive

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Bill’s 25 years of marketing experience includes, print, direct mail, and digital solutions.

“I’m always looking for ways to offer more service, value, and results to my clients. The best way to ensure our success is to effectively partner with customers to create strong campaigns that maximize their return on investment.”

Bill is an avid Dodger fan, dog lover and proud father. Additionally, he has served on an advisory board for City of Hope since 2008.

Stephanie Stake, Senior Account Executive

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Stephanie’s expertise is in list purchases, print and direct mail. She has been in the industry over 25 years. One of her top priorities is finding ways to help her clients maximize their budget by suggesting options that are efficient as well as effective. She is a valuable direct mail partner and assist’s her clients in list recommendations, printing, letter shop, client profiling, and back-end campaign analysis.

She is very involved in her client’s projects and follows through to ensure projects are completed on schedule. Meeting deadlines is key and Stephanie prides herself on making sure this happens. Stephanie is mom of two beautiful kids, enjoys the outdoors, crafting, and spending time with friends and family.

Jeff VonMolt, Senior Account Executive

Jeffrey.Vonmolt@latimes.com

Jeff has been diving into direct mail and data strategy for more than 20 years, and is a geek for data targeting and data analysis.

“I love working one on one with my clients, finding the best possible fit in direct mail and data strategy, and building from the successes achieved, making the next campaign even better.”

Jeff has many hobbies, but the biggest is vintage Disney. When he’s not spending time searching on Ebay, he finds his calm tending his tropical Hawaiian garden.

We are under the umbrella of Nant Media Holdings, LLC and a division of the Los Angeles Times which includes a strong family of publishing brands including the Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union Tribune, Burbank Leader, Carmel Valley News, Daily Pilot, Del Mar Times, Encinitas Advocate, Foothill Reader, Glendale News-Press, La Canada Valley Sun, La Jolla Light, Poway News Chieftain, Ramona Sentinel, Rancho Bernardo News Journal, Rancho Santa Fe Review, Solana Beach Sun, Times OC.

Kristin Ranta, General Manager
(626) 472-5293

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