Thirty years of scholarly publishing experience including product development, software design, content acquisition, international client management, organization building and business development.
In depth understanding of all aspects of the publishing process, particularly related to scientific journals and scholarly communications, professional textbooks, social media, educational programing, bibliographic database design and workflow systems development.
Senior Vice President, HighWire Press; 2021 - present
A member of the Executive Leadership Team
Director of Product Management, Aries Systems Corporation; 2001 – 2020
Managed the design and rollout of the Editorial Manager (EM) and ProduXion Manager (PM) systems.
Publisher, HealthStream, Inc.; 1999 - 2001
Following the acquisition of SilverPlatter by HealthStream, continued designing CME products and services. Served as the Director of the Boston Office.
Publisher, SilverPlatter Education; 1993 – 1999
Responsible for defining the publishing direction and assisted in designing the software products used to deliver the educational content.
Assistant Managing Editor, Circulation Research, American Heart Association; 1991 – 1993
Responsible for processing submitted manuscripts, working with editors to secure peer reviewers, compiling reviews and communicating editor decisions.
Editorial Assistant, Mosby Year Book, Inc.; 1989 – 1991
Performed administrative tasks, such as: working with authors and contributors to meet deadlines; requesting permissions, conflict of interest statements and other copyright transfers; preparing manuscripts for transmission to production.
National Information Standards Organization (NISO)
Chair: Manuscript Exchange Common Approach Standing Committee, 2020-present
Chair: Manuscript Exchange Common Approach Working Group, 2018-2020
Council of Science Editors (CSE)
Member: Industry Advisory Board Task Force, 2021-present
Editorial Board Member: Science Editor, 2018-2021
Treasurer: 2018-2020; Treasurer Elect: 2016-2018
Chair: Marketing Task Force 2013-2015
Member: Annual Meeting Program Committee since 2010; Chaired Committee in 2013
Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP)
Chair, SSP Website Task Force 2012
International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers (STM)
Consultant: Simultaneous and Duplicate Submission Working Group, 2020-present
Member: STEC Working Group on Image Alterations and Duplications, 2020 Participant: STM 2020 Research Data Year; 2019-2020
International Society of Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE)
Member; Contributor to Editorial Office News; Member of the Industry Advisory Board; Chair of Asia Pacific Annual Meeting Committee
Open Access Scholarly Publisher Association (OASPA)
Advisor: 2020; OA Switchboard
Manuscript Exchange Common Approach: Why We Need It, What Is It, and What’s Next?; Science Editor
2020-22-12 | newsletter-article
ISMTE Asia Pacific Virtual Event 2020; Editorial Office News
2020-01-11 | newsletter-article
Manuscript Exchange Common Approach: How Peer Review Helped Shape the Protocol; Peer Review Week 2020
2020-01-19 | white paper
JATS & BITS: Facilitating the Flow and Preservation of Science; Science Editor
2017-23-07 | newsletter-article
ISMTE Asia Pacific Conference 2017; Editorial Office News
2017-01-07 | newsletter-article
CSE Email List Discussion; Science Editor
2017-03-02 | newsletter-article
Internet Security Concerns in Scholarly Publishing; Editorial Office News
2016-12-01 | journal-article
Editorial and Publishing Questions—Data Informed Solutions; Editorial Office News
2016-07-27 | newsletter-article
Emerging Standards as Best Practices in Scholarly Publishing; Editorial Office News
2016-06 | conference-paper
The New Face of the Council of Science Editors: Moving Forward, Reaching Out; Science Editor
2014-05-31 | newsletter-article
2013 Annual Meeting: A Smashing Success; Science Editor
2013-09-30 | newsletter-article
Communicate Science Effectively: The World Depends on It!; Science Editor
2013-03-31 | newsletter-article
The History of Editorial Manager®; Editorial Office News
2009-10 | newsletter-article
Features to Save You Time and Effort in Editorial Manager - Part 2; Editorial Office News
2009-05 | newsletter-article
Features to Save You Time and Effort in Editorial Manager - Part I; Editorial Office News
2009-04 | newsletter-article
To Report or To Search . . . That Is the Question; Editorial Office News
2008-09 | newsletter-article
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