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Each month, this space will highlight the unique career path and insights of an SSP member. We hope that these brief profiles provide guidance to our early career members and those site visitors interested in the broad spectrum of scholarly communications opportunities. Please contact Phil Wallas with any questions or suggestions for future profiles.

Past Profiles

Rick Anderson

Associate dean for Collections and Scholarly Communication, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah

Patrick Hannon

Editorial Operations Manager, Cell Press

Liz Fathman

Director of Print and Digital Media, Missouri Botanical Garden

Ginger Strader

Director, Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press

Lacey Earle

Vice President of Business Development, Cabell’s International

Jennifer Fleet

Director of Strategic Client Solutions, Aries Systems

Marianne Calilhanna

Director of Marketing, Cenveo Publisher Services

Byron Laws

Senior Vice President , Strategic Partnerships, KiwiTech and SSP Treasurer

Anna Jester

Director of Sales & Marketing, eJournalPress

Patti Lockhart

Managing Editor, American Society of Plant Biologists

Deepika Bajaj

VP, Publisher Relations, RedLink, Inc.

Elizabeth Ralls

Assistant Editor, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Alicia Wise

Director of Access and Policy , Elsevier UK

Jeff Lang

Assistant Director, Platform Development, American Chemical Society Publications

Julie Markowitz

Journals Marketing and Sales Coordinator, Wayne State University Press

Dean Smith

Director, Cornell University Press

Amy Brand

Director, MIT Press

Dan Morgan

Digital Science Publisher, UC Press, Publisher, Collabra

Diana Pesek

Journals Manager, The Pennsylvania State University Press

Ashley Petrylak

Senior Editor, Oxford University Press (OUP)

Ashley Ketelhut

Editorial Coordinator, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Emma Brink

Assistant Editor, Wiley

Francesca Giannetti

Digital Humanities Librarian – Rutgers University

Maeg Keane

Communications Associate – BioOne

Emma Watkins

Senior Marketing Executive – Partner Journals

Melanie Dolechek

Director, Publishing and Marketing

Diane Sullenberger

Executive Editor

Michelle Norell

Director of Sales

Sylvia Hunter

Editorial Manager, Journals

Theresa (Terry) Van Schaik

Sr. Director and Publisher

Victoria Rae

Commissioning Editor, ICE Publishing

Miranda Walker

Director, Publications, INFORMS

Rich Dodenhoff

Journals Director, ASPET

Adam Etkin

Director of Publishing, Academy of Management

Linda Beebe

Senior Director of PsycINFO, American Psychological Association (APA)

Janet Fisher

Senior Publishing Consultant, Publishers Communication Group

Judy Luther

President, Informed Strategies LLC

Michael Margotta

Maverick Outsource Services, Ltd.

Michael Duffy

Library Sales Manager at SAGE

Audrey D. Melkin

Director of Business Development, Atypon

Robert Harington

Publisher, American Institute of Physics

Christine Orr

Publication Sales, The Optical Society of America

Nick Lindsay

Mit Press Journals Director

Helen Henderson

Vice-President for Marketing Research and Development, Ringgold Inc.

Bruce Rosenblum

Ann Snoeyenbos

Project MUSE Sales Coordinator, International and Special Markets

Ed Pentz

Executive Director, CrossRef

Diane Scott-Lichter

Publisher and Head of the Publishing Division for the American Association for Cancer Research

Mady Tissenbaum

Associate Publisher & General Manager, The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.

Chris Beckett

Chris Beckett, Vice-President for Business Development, Atypon

Steve Castro

CFO & Director of Marketing & Sales, Annual Reviews

Nina Tristani

Director of Publications, American Public Health Association

Michael Healy

Executive Director, Google Book Rights Registry

M. J. Tooey

Executive Director, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Jill Emery

Head of Acquisitions, University of Texas Libraries at Austin

Todd Carpenter

Managing Director, NISO

Lauren Kane

Director of Publisher Relations, BioOne

John Sack

Director, HighWire Press

Amy Brand

Program Manager, Harvard Office of Scholarly Communication

Mary Rose Muccie

Director, Project MUSE

Howard Ratner

Chief Technology Officer, Executive Vice-President for Nature Publishing Group

Phil Roberts

2008 Travel Grant winner, talks about the impact SSP has had on his career.

Darcy Dapra

Strategic Partner Manager, Google, Inc.

Barbara Meyers Ford

President, Meyers Consulting Services and Editor-in-Chief, SSP News

Sue Kesner

Director, Publisher Services, Copyright Clearance Center and President, SSP