Beacon Media was formed in 2004 to be your one source for video, web and digital media needs. Beacon Media is an outgrowth of former business ventures by its founders, Mike McCleary and Casey Turner. Mike and Casey have a variety of business and personal experiences which have been melded together to create Beacon Media. Beacon Media is located in Pigeon, Michigan, in the heart of the agricultural thumb area of Michigan. While Beacon Media is located in a small town we are centrally located to serve the communities of the thumb, the tri-cities (Bay City, Saginaw, Flint), Detroit and its northern suburbs. A biography of the principals of Beacon Media follows.
Casey Turner – co-founder
Casey is a native of San Francisco, California and attended Spring Arbor University and graduated with a degree in Broadcast Communications. He has been involved with his own production companies, Grill Productions and Turnerarts, and has worked in a variety of areas including as Video Network and Production Facilitator for Western School District. He has also worked for Bluewater YFC and is the past owner of The Warehouse Skate Park. Casey is currently the Youth Minister for Elkton Missionary Church. To contact Casey send an email by clicking here. 10/05 – Casey is now the full-time Youth Minister at EMC, but still assists Mike with high level video projects and works as a Consulting Producer on the new Beacon Media production, Anything but Ordinary.
Mike McCleary – co-founder
Mike is a native of the western suburbs of Detroit, Michigan and attended Kettering University for a degree in Business Management. At Kettering Mike was Editor of the student newspaper, The Technician, and also served as the President of his Fraternity, Delta Chi. Mike has worked for such companies as Citizens Bank, Jackson National Life Insurance Company and most recently as Assistant Vice President of Finance for Bay Port State Bank. Mike also had his own company, NEXT Communications.