Who We Are

American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) is the professional association for full-time and freelance editors, writers, art directors, and designers employed in the business, trade, and specialty press.

Below is a roster of ASBPE’s leadership and committee members and contact information. For more information, visit our FAQ page, or submit your questions/comments via our contact form.

ASBPE Board of Directors

President

Teresa Anderson
Editor-in-Chief, Security Management
ASIS International
Alexandria, VA
president@asbpe.org

Vice President

Cory Sekine-Pettite
Editor
New South Publishing
Atlanta, GA
vicepres@asbpe.org

Immediate Past President/Chapter Liaison

Dom Yanchunas
Senior Reporter, Fastmarkets AMM
Euromoney Institutional Investor
New York, NY
pastpres@asbpe.org

Treasurer

Sam Silverstein
Reporter, Grocery Dive
Industry Dive
& Freelance B2B Writer/Editor
Washington, D.C.
treasurer@asbpe.org

Secretary

Stephanie Ricca
Editorial Director, Hotel News Now
STR
Cleveland, OH
secretary@asbpe.org

Directors

Sophia Bennett
Freelance Writer
Editor-in-Chief, Window Fashion VISION
Eugene, OR
board5@asbpe.org

Kelly Limpert
Senior Content Marketing Specialist
North Coast Media
Cleveland, OH
board1@asbpe.org

Kaitlin Morrison
Freelance B2B SaaS and Cloud Writer
Greenlund Content Services
Moses Lake, WA
board2@asbpe.org

Megan Smalley
Managing Editor, Recycling Today
GIE Media Inc.
Cleveland, OH
board3@asbpe.org

J.D. Solomon
Owner
JDS Strategic Communications
Westfield, NJ
board4@asbpe.org

ASBPE Foundation President

Amy Fischbach
Field Editor, Electric Utility Operations
Transmission and Distribution World
Endeavor Business Media, LLC
Overland Park, KS
foundation1@asbpe.org

ASBPE Foundation Immediate Past President

Roy Harris
Semi-Retired Freelancer
Hingham, MA
foundation2@asbpe.org

More about the ASBPE Foundation.

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ASBPE Committee Volunteers

Membership Committee

Email: membership@asbpe.org

Committee Chair Position Open. Interested? Contact:
Jessi McCarthy-Hills
Executive Director, ASBPE
info@asbpe.org

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Website Committee

Email: web-master@asbpe.org

Chair: Megan Smalley (Managing Editor, Recycling Today, GIE Media Inc.)
JD Solomon (Owner, JDS Strategic Communications)
Dom Yanchunas (Senior Reporter, Fastmarkets AMM, Euromoney Institutional Investor)

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Newsletter Subcommittee

Chair: Stephanie Ricca (Editorial Director, Hotel News Now, STR)

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Social Media Subcommittee

Chair: Cory Sekine-Pettite (Editor, New South Publishing)
Kelly Limpert (Senior Content Marketing Specialist, North Coast Media)

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Blog Subcommittee

Chair: Megan Smalley (Managing Editor, Recycling Today, GIE Media Inc.)
Claire Meyer (Managing Editor, Security Management, ASIS International)
Jordan Scott (Editor, Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal, Key Media & Research)
Sarah Webb (Associate Editor, Landscape Management, Golfdom, Athletic Turf, North Coast Media)

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Awards Committee

Chair: Cory Sekine-Pettite (Editor, New South Publishing)
Kaitlin Morrison (Freelance B2B SaaS and Cloud Writer, Greenlund Content Services)
Megan Quinn (Senior Reporter/Writer, Scrap, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries)

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Young Leader Scholarship (YLS) Subcommittee

Chair: Amy Fischbach (Field Editor, T&D World, Endeavor Business Media)
Travis Stanton (Editor, EXHIBITOR, Exhibitor Media Group)
Paul J. Heney (Editorial Director, Design World, WTWH Media LLC)

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Stephen Barr Award Subcommittee

Chair: Roy Harris (Retired Senior Editor, CFO Magazine and former ASBPE President)
Amy Fischbach (Field Editor, T&D World, Endeavor Business Media and ASBPE Foundation President)
George Gendron (Managing Director, The Solo Project and former Editor-in-Chief, Inc. Magazine)
Lou Ureneck (Author and Professor, College of Communications, Boston University)

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Journalism That Matters Award Subcommittee

Chair: Robert Freedman (Editor, CFO Dive, Industry Dive)
Roy Harris (Retired Senior Editor, CFO Magazine and former ASBPE President)
Teresa Anderson (Editor-in-Chief, Security Management, ASIS International)
Cory Sekine-Pettite (Editor, New South Publishing)

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Conference Committee

Chair: Teresa Anderson (Editor-in-Chief, Security Management, ASIS International)
JD Solomon (Owner, JDS Strategic Communications)
Cory Sekine-Pettite (Editor, New South Publishing)
Sam Silverstein (Reporter, Grocery Dive, Industry Dive)
Stephanie Ricca (Editorial Director, Hotel News Now, STR)
Dom Yanchunas (Senior Reporter, Fastmarkets AMM, Euromoney Institutional Investor)

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Webinar Committee

Chair: JD Solomon (Owner, JDS Strategic Communications)
Kelly Limpert (Senior Content Marketing Specialist, North Coast Media)

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Ethics Committee

Email: ethics@asbpe.org

Chair: JD Solomon (Owner, JDS Strategic Communications)

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Freelance Committee

Email: freelance@asbpe.org

Chair: Sophia Bennett (Freelance Writer; Editor-in-Chief, Window Fashion VISION)
Kaitlin Morrison (Freelance B2B SaaS and Cloud Writer, Greenlund Content Services)
Sherrie Negrea (Freelance Content Writer & Communications Specialist)

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Diversity Committee

Email: diversity@asbpe.org

Chair: Dom Yanchunas (Senior Reporter, Fastmarkets AMM, Euromoney Institutional Investor)
Teresa Anderson (Editor-in-Chief, Security Management, ASIS International)
diversity@asbpe.org

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Finance Committee

Email: treasurer@asbpe.org

Chair: Sam Silverstein (Reporter, Grocery Dive, Industry Dive)
JD Solomon (Owner, JDS Strategic Communications)

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Interested in joining any of the above committees?
Please email or call:
Jessi McCarthy-Hills
Executive Director, ASBPE
(520) 302-4439
info@asbpe.org

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