I will work with you to make sure that your manuscript is publishing ready. That means I'll make sure that the writing is correct, clear, concise, coherent, consistent, captivating, and compelling. That it follows Chicago Manual of Style rules. That it will inform, engage, and persuade readers.
Some of the books I’ve edited include the first edition of the Project Management Institute’s bestselling business book, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide); Reuters journalist Bobbi Rebell’s Amazon bestseller, How to Be a Financial Grownup; Nokia CEO Jorma Ollila’s award-winning memoir, Against All Odds; consultant Moe Carrick and Nintendo Executive VP/Sales and Marketing Cammie Dunaway’s Amazon bestseller, Fit Matters: How to Love Your Job; H.J. Heinz Chief Talent Management Officer Kimberly Janson’s award-winning Demystifying Talent Management; and Forbes columnist Robert Wynne's Straight Talk About Public Relations.
I love to talk about nonfiction book publishing, so don’t hesitate to contact me if you just want to chat.
- Graduate Publishing Program, Arizona State University
- MBA, Technology & Electronic Commerce, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
- BA, Philosophy of Science and Technology, Temple University
- Editorial Freelancers Association
- ACES: The Society for Editing
- Independent Book Publishers Association
Specialize in editing nonfiction books, but I edit all types of documents: nonfiction books, magazines, white papers, newsletters, business reports, technical papers, brochures, marketing copy, press releases, website copy . . .
West Chester University
Responsible for developing and delivering courses to graduate and undergraduate students on Leadership, Organizational Behavior, and Human Resource Management.
Built this management consulting company’s publishing and research division into a premier source of management information. Responsible for editorial development, publication, and distribution of corporate knowledge. Established book publishing program and edited book manuscripts.
Project Management Institute
Grew publishing division from $400,000 to $4.5 million revenue in four years. Edited the first edition of the bestselling business book A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide). Edited monthly magazine PM Network and quarterly journal Project Management Journal. Established PMI's book publishing program and edited book manuscripts. Member of the Board of Directors.
The Show Management Company
Planned and implemented marketing for computer trade show, MacShow. Marketing communications included newsletters, direct mail, space advertising, radio, television, billboard, point-of-purchase. Responsible for editorial development of all marketing materials.
Fox Pond Communications
Founded and managed small but influential communications consulting and services company. Designed, edited, published, and marketed dozens of business and professional publications — books, magazines, newspapers, catalogs — for associations, publishers, and corporations.
Transaction Publishers at Rutgers University
Edited books and led marketing efforts for this social science publisher based at Rutgers University.
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