Schock has lived in East Hampton for more than seven years with his wife, Lisa, and a “feisty Lab” named Ridley. He has spent his career working at Rodale, Condé Nast, Food & Wine, as well as Google and Microsoft. Most recently, he acted as head of sales for Dan’s Hamptons Media Company.
“I’ve managed teams both large and small with a consistent goal of creating fun, proactive, and revenue-growing team environments,” Schock said. “I’ve admired The Independent’s growth and its integration with the local East End communities,” he continued, and “I look forward to being part of the team.”