Published October 12, 2012

Open Sky Media Acquires Gulfshore Life Magazine

By Paul Wormley

Open Sky Media, a Hadley Capital portfolio company, recently acquired Gulfshore Life Magazine, the premier lifestyle magazine serving the greater Naples, FL market. Gulfshore Life has been published for more than 40 years and is the dominant title in the greater Naples market. Gulfshore Life is the fifth magazine acquired by Open Sky Media.

Open Sky Media also acquired a number of related titles including Gulfshore Business and a variety of niche publications that serve specific needs in the Naples community.

Open Sky Media continues to seek additional city/lifestyle magazines with strong brands that serve healthy, affluent markets and that compliment Open Sky Media's other titles including Austin MonthlyAustin HomeSan Antonio MagazineSlice MagazineMarin Magazine.

Read more about the acquisition here. http://www.foliomag.com/2012/open-sky-media-buys-gulfshore-media-properties

Paul Wormley - General Partner

Paul joined Hadley Capital in 2005. He has spent his entire career working with small and emerging companies. Paul grew up in a family business environment and is an owner of his family’s community newspaper business. Paul works with GT Golf Supplies, Pneu-Con, Open Sky Media and Centare. He was the chairman of the board of directors for i-deal Optics, a previous Hadley Capital company.

Paul is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys fishing, hunting, riding motorbikes, Crossfit and an occasional craft beer. He works closely with a number of non-profit organizations including One Acre Fund and Trout & Salmon Foundation, and serves as chairman of the Finance Committee at his church.

Paul is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder and received an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He and his wife, Rosemary, have three children.