ATLANTA, May 12, 2014, 3:00 p.m. - Redding
Communications, Inc. Chairman and CEO Rob Redding today announced that
Wade Simmons has been named president of
the RCI, as the company continues to structure its executive
Simmons, who has served as Money Editor for
RCI's Redding News Review Web site since 2009 and
Editor-at-Large since early last year, brings a strong
background in communications, Redding said. He has had stints
with the Washington Post-owned Gazette newspapers and Glenarden
"He takes the helm as the brain behind 'Name
Your Price', a new innovative system that allows radio and Web
readers to determine what they can pay for services," Redding
said. "He is also responsible for an increase in radio to Web
He has a degree in Mass Communications from
the University of Maryland, where is
pursuing his masters. Simmons, who lives in Washington, D.C., is also the founding head of the
North American Amateur Basketball League.
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He will report directly to Redding and CFO
Nadra Redding, who is also adding the title COO.
Nadra Redding is the longtime CFO of RCI, who
recently added an MBA from Liberty University.
"Nadra, and the expertise that she brings, has
contributed immensely to our financial stability over the years
and was a major force behind our international operations,"