George Lamelza is best known as the former CEO of Team Media, which started in 1995 as a small business service company Anet, and by 2001 was one of the fastest-growing web services companies in the United States. He assumed the top post of Chief Executive Officer in 2000 and continued to oversee its growth and subsequent acquisition in 2007.
Lamelza is a founding member of the Orlando Sports Foundation, Inc and the Cure Bowl. He was instrumental in launching the third college bowl game in Orlando, Florida, which raised nearly $4 million for cancer research. Lamelza serves as an advisory board member on the marketing committee which directs marketing and brand strategy for the foundation and bowl game.
In 2011 Lamelza joined the leadership of Dealer Uplink and the Automotive Partners and assisted in the initial capitalization with Fortune 500 Executives. He coordinated corporate strategies with clients, generating nearly $1 billion in yearly revenue with specific go-to-market strategies and other offerings. The venture led to an interactive mobile technology that was timely and compelling for the automotive industry working with such clients as AutoTrader.com, Kelley Blue Book, and other automotive web properties.
Lamelza is a founding member of Incend Limited Liability Company whose holdings include entities engaged in the industries of advertising, marketing, automotive, venture capital, retail, technology, and consulting services.
The Business Journal has recognized Lamelza as one of Missouri’s top business and technology leaders. He is a member of the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts and judges the annual Communicator, w3, and Davey Awards. In 2013 he received the MCCA Technology Innovation Award for web design in Higher Education and the 2017 Medallion award from NCMPR. In 2018 he was honored by the Football Bowl Association as the Volunteer of the year.
His broad expertise provides strategic results to organizations seeking to position themselves with the next generation of marketing-focused technology that creates organizational change leading to double-digit measurable growth.
Lamelza holds an MBA in Marketing from Northwest and a BBA in Accounting from Evangel University.