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
Member: Audio and Video Metadata Working Group, 2020-present
Member: Peer Review Terminology Working Group, 2021-present
Chair: Manuscript Exchange Common Approach Working Group, 2018-2020
Council of Science Editors (CSE)
Chair: Industry Advisory Board, 2021-present
Member: Industry Advisory Board Task Force, 2021
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
I regularly contribute to CSE's Science Editor, ISMTE's Editorial Office News, and occasionally to other venues. Click below to access a list of articles and contributions.
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