Meet our leadership team

Brian McMahon

Senior Vice President & General Manager, MapQuest

Brian McMahon currently serves as the General Manager for MapQuest, an AOL company. For the past three years, McMahon has driven vision, strategy and operations for all business units within MapQuest and oversees some of the most exciting and successful product updates in the company’s history.

Prior to joining MapQuest, McMahon co-founded AOL Fishbowl Labs, Northern Virginia's premier incubator, and served as Vice President for AOL Services and Business Development where he managed the teams responsible for AOL Search, MapQuest, Paid Services, AIM, Mobile Mail, Commerce & Marketplace and corporate functions. He lives in Virginia with his wife and their three children.

David C. Kenna

Partner Management & PMO

When he’s not telling jokes and sharing Celtic wisdom, David is busy employing his cross discipline expertise and 15+ years of business development, program and project management (PM) experience across MapQuest. David reports directly to the MapQuest GM and his team is responsible for organizational alignment, streamlining all PM operations, and managing strategic deployment with key partners. David’s team also supports and curates development practices including Agile, Lean, XP, and RAD.

Elise Neel

Head of MapQuest for Business

When she’s not tap dancing or rapping about her team and their awesomeness, Elise leads all things location and all B2B efforts at MapQuest. In addition, she’s leading the creation of Verizon’s first Center of Excellence (the Location COE), focused on centralizing all of Verizon’s investments in location data into one place within MapQuest. Elise’s B2B team focuses on three distinct product lines; display advertising (native & programmatic), geospatial APIs and a massive location enabled dataset (search, route and GPS trace data). Reporting to the MapQuest GM, Elise's team represents sellers, solution architecture, support and professional services.

Larisa Nunley

Head of Business Development & Operations

Known for her negotiation expertise, Larisa Nunley leads the Business Development & Operations team for MapQuest which includes the functions of partnership development and negotiation, partner management, advertising operations and finance and business operations. Her in-depth expertise in working across verticals with a wide range of companies from start-ups to Fortune 500 firms to develop “win-win” partnerships that facilitate revenue, brand and audience growth is unmatched. Reporting to the MapQuest GM, Larisa’s specialties include everything from strategic deal planning and negotiation, revenue and profit improvement and business management to account management and optimization.