cagic press


Vandercook Lake grad heads fast-growing Internet business

- January 13, 2008

Jennifer Canty may have left Vandercook Lake and found success as the CEO of an innovative Internet business, but the 1989 graduate of Vandercook Lake High School didn't forget her hometown. Dyscern, a business Canty started in her Virginia home in 2002, has been named to the 2007 Inc. 500 list of America's fastest-growing private companies.


A Feeding Frenzy For Foreign Shoppers: Weak Dollar Means Increased Tourism, Retail Sales For U.S. Metro Areas

- November 27, 2007

Dyscern CEO Jennifer Canty is interviewed about the weak dollar on CBS Evening News.


Holiday Hoarders Rake It In Online: Thanks To The Internet A New Breed Of Retailers Is Thriving. Meet The E-Tailers

- November 23, 2007

Dyscern profiled on CBS Evening News describing changes in consumer purchasing behavior. Dyscern CEO Jennifer Canty interviewed.


A Digital Mom and Pop

- October 1, 2007

Jennifer Canty, chief executive of online retailer Dyscern, keeps her friends close and her co-workers closer. At the company's office in Sterling, she sits next to Erika Dickstein, vice president for marketing, a former classmate. Dickstein sits next to Bill Frischling, chief operating officer, who is Canty's husband. The chief logistics officer, John Angerer, is Frischling's childhood friend and was best man at his wedding. Canty's dad, Herb, runs the warehouse. Her brother's fiancee, Kristin Carroll, oversees customer service.


Erika Dickstein Named Vice President, Marketing at Dyscern LLC

- July 1, 2007

Dyscern LLC (, a consumer electronics retailer and one of the largest sellers on eBay, today announced the appointment of Erika Dickstein as Vice President of Marketing. In her new role, she will create a marketing operation for the burgeoning organization. Specifically, she will focus on developing innovative marketing strategies to increase awareness and sales on the organization's relaunched retail website and other new ventures. Dickstein will report to Dyscern LLC Chief Executive Officer, Jennifer Canty.