Frank Mortimer

Frank Mortimer - Editor

Ridgewood, NJ, USA

I am an experienced editor and a published author. I specialize in Nonfiction and Academic Publishing.

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Overview

I am a published author with over twenty-five years of academic publishing experience. I’m skilled in editorial, and I am uniquely qualified, as in addition to my publishing experience, I am also a well-reviewed published nonfiction author, (Bee People And The Bugs They Love). I am one of the few people that has sat on both sides of the table, which means that I have more experience to share with you!


My experience is nonfiction and I have mostly worked on academic and scholarly works. I have worked with many a college professor and academics, helping them develop and edit their work. I would be thrilled to help you develop your project and help you market it to the world.


Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Life Sciences
Nature
True Crime
Writing & Publishing

Work experience

Author

Kensington Publishing
June, 2019 – Present (over 1 year)

I am the author of Bee People and the Bugs They Love

Publisher

Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
June, 2009 – July, 2011 (about 2 years)

• Managed the growth and development of a $40 million program.
• Managed a staff of 19 professionals with 8 direct reports.
• Exceeded 2010 publishing group revenue sales target and increased publishing group income by 28.6%.
• Responsible for the development, implementation and launch of SimAdviser, the first digital solution and partnership with Laerdal Medical, the leading medical manikin company.
• Responsible for the negotiation & acquisition of iCare LLC, an educational electronic medical records (EMR) company with projected revenue exceeding $2.8 million annually.

Publisher, Social Sciences and Communication

McGraw-Hill
June, 2006 – June, 2009 (about 3 years)

• Managed the growth and development of a $60 million program.
• Exceeded 2008 key title sales target.
• Exceeded 2008 publishing group acquisitions goal of $4 million; signed 8 titles for a total projected first year revenue of $4.25 million.
• Exceeded 2007 publishing group revenue sales target and increased publishing group income by 3.6%.
• Exceeded 2007 publishing group acquisitions goal of $3.5 million; signed 14 titles for a total projected first year revenue of $4.01 million.
• Responsible for the development, implementation and launch of ConnectLucas, a digital solution for The Art of Public Speaking, McGraw-Hill’s best-selling textbook.
• Responsible for the development, implementation and launch of U*S: A Narrative History, McGraw-Hill’s “M-series” American History textbook that sold 31,500 units in first year sales.

Executive Editor

Pearson Education
January, 2001 – June, 2006 (over 5 years)

• Managed the growth and development of a criminal justice publishing program worth $23.5 million.
• Exceeded sales target for five consecutive years and increased revenue by an average of 20% every year.
• Consistently exceeded signing goal of $3+ million a year; signed 139 titles for a total projected first year revenue of $16.8 million.
• Awarded “Editor of the Year” in 2004.
• Created curriculum for new criminal justice programs; negotiated multi-year contracts with leading career schools to exclusively use Pearson Education textbooks.
• Provided curriculum consultation for the development of new career school criminal justice programs and presented testimonies to state accreditation boards.
• Customized material for practitioner, government, and corporate accounts.
• Assisted in structuring a new sales force catering to law enforcement related accounts.

Portfolio (12 selected works)

US: A Narrative History Volume 1: To 1865

Davidson, James West, DeLay, Brian, Heyrman, Christine Leigh, Lytle, Mark, Stoff, Michael

Looting America: Greed, Corruption, Villains, and Victims

Rosoff, Stephen M., Pontell, Henry N., Tillman, Robert H., Rosoff, Stephen, Pontell, Henry, Tillman, Robert

Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art and Science of Person-Centered Care

Taylor PhD MSN RN, Carol R., Lynn MSN RN, Pamela B, Bartlett Ph.D. RN-BC CNE CHSE, Jennifer L

US: A Narrative History, Volume 2: Since 1865

Davidson, James West, DeLay, Brian, Heyrman, Christine Leigh, Lytle, Mark, Stoff, Michael

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