Jennifer Deyton has a BA from the University of Utah and an MA from Duke University. Before accepting a position with Arthritis & Rheumatism (A&R) at Duke University, she worked in the Public Affairs Department for the North Carolina Medical Board. After working for A&R for five years, she joined forces with Julie Nash to develop the role of the professional Managing Editor, and the two founded J&J Editorial. Over the past 20 years, her career in publishing has flourished through her ownership of a successful and innovative company where she serves as Senior Partner. Jennifer has served as a Board Member as well as the Program Chair for the Asian-Pacific meeting for the International Society for Managing and Technical Editors. She is currently a Board member of the Council of Science Editors where she also serves on the Program Committee, the Editorial Policies Committee, and as faculty for the CSE Short Courses. She is also on the Program Committee for the Society of Scholarly Publishers.
Julie Nash has a BA in Journalism from the Pennsylvania State University and an MA in Liberal Studies degree from Duke University. Julie started working in Scientific, Technical and Medical (STM) publishing as an assistant editor with Arthritis & Rheumatism (A&R) in May 2000. After working on A&R and other titles for several years, she founded J&J Editorial with partner Jennifer Deyton in 2008. Julie is the President of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE) and serves on the mentorship and nominations committees for the Council for Science Editors. She has served on the membership committee for the Society of Scholarly Publishing. Julie regularly speaks about peer review best practices, mentorship, society-publisher relations and professional development in academic publishing. In addition, Julie serves as the Managing Editor for Movement Disorders, the official journal of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society.
Brittany Swett has an MPH from the Public Health Leadership Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a certificate in publishing from New York University. As Executive Director, Brittany works closely with J&J’s Coordinators to ensure quality service and client satisfaction across all divisions of the company. Brittany leads J&J’s Consulting Division, as well as its internal strategic planning efforts. Brittany’s editorial experience includes more than 10 years serving as a Managing Editor for society-owned journals published by Wiley. Brittany has been with J&J since 2010, and she is an active member of ISMTE and CSE.
Heather has worked at J&J since 2010 and in scholarly publishing since 2004. In her latest role she works to ensure J&J and its employees have what they need to be successful. She previously managed J&J’s submission system implementation and support contracts and continues to provide support to Wiley editorial offices using ScholarOne. She has also managed the editorial office for several journals, including those published by ASTM. She has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Ohio University and a Master of Library Science degree from Indiana University.
Director of Business Development, Production Services Coordinator
Michael Casp earned his BS in Psychology at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After graduating, he completed a neuroscience research fellowship at the Duke University Medical Center. Since joining J&J in 2011, Michael has served in production and editorial roles for various publishers, including PLOS, ASTM, Sage, Wolters Kluwer, and Elsevier. He now works to advance scholarly communication by strategically connecting editors and publishers with the resources they need. Additionally, Michael manages J&J’s Production Division, and he is an active member of CSE and SSP.
Brit Stamey received her BA in Literature with a minor in Religious Studies from the University of South Florida in 2011. She has worked in publishing since 2006 and has been with J&J since 2013. She has served in editorial and copyediting roles for multiple publishers and journals, including Future Science Group, the Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, and Oxford University Press. Brit currently oversees the Copyediting Division of J&J, managing our team of in-house copy editors and proofreaders. She is an active member of ACES: The Society for Editing, Council of Science Editors (CSE), International Society of Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE), and Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP).
Editorial Services Coordinator, Systems Support Project Manager
Sara Welliver graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with degrees in English and Ancient History. She started at J&J in 2012 and has worked on titles for a wide variety of publishers since, including PLOS, BMJ, Wolters Kluwer, and the ACS. Sara now oversees the Editorial division and works closely with managers to ensure each editorial department manages their journals portfolio in accordance with industry best practices through effective editorial office management. She is also the Client Manager for the ASTM team. She personally manages the editorial process for the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and all of ASTM International's peer reviewed publications. Sara also provides ScholarOne support for Wiley. She is a member of ISMTE and CSE.
Emily graduated from North Carolina State University in 2010 with a degree in World Literature and minors in Technical Writing and French. She joined J&J in 2011 as an Editorial Assistant on the PLOS Community Journals. Over the years she has managed several editorial teams including PLOS, Wolters Kluwer, and the Endocrine Society, as well as leading one of J&J’s copyediting departments. She now oversees the Systems Support division, working to optimize the technical expertise of J&J’s submission system super users and enhance the overall systems knowledge of J&J’s staff. She manages client-driven support projects related to Editorial Manager and ScholarOne, as well as consulting projects that enhance a client’s efficient use of their journal management systems. Additionally, Emily personally serves as the Managing Editor for Advances in Neonatal Care, fields Editorial Manager support tickets for Wiley, and chairs J&J’s internal Professional Development Committee. She has been a member of ISMTE since 2011.”
Dylan Burris graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BA in History and Communication Studies. He joined the production division of J&J in 2015 and now serves as the Client Manager for J&J's production work with PLOS, ASTM International, and AAA, as well as AAAS's Science journal. He also has experience producing books and other full-length products for clients like MIT Press and the American College of Radiology. Dylan became a member of ISMTE in 2017 and has contributed to their monthly publication, EON.
Marshall T. Crawley has a BA in English with a concentration in Creative Writing and a minor in Anthropology from North Carolina State University. He joined J&J in 2016 and currently serves as a Client Manager for the American Chemical Society. Marshall is also an active member of ISMTE.
Carolyn deCourt graduated from Western Carolina University with a BS in Business and a minor in Professional Writing. She joined J&J in 2014 and currently works in the Editorial Division as a Client Manager. She also serves as the Managing Editor for several society-owned journals published by Wiley. Carolyn is an active member of both ISMTE and CSE, and has contributed to both CSE’s Science Editor, and ISMTE’s EON publications. She is currently the co-chair of the CSE Professional Development Committee, and internally she is a member of the J&J Events Committee.
Sarah Eastley graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2015 with a BA in English and a minor in Creative Writing. She joined J&J in 2017 and currently works in the copyediting division as a Client Manager for a variety of copy editing projects. Within J&J, Sarah is a member of the Professional Development Committee.
Editorial Client Manager, Systems Support Project Manager
Zach Gillan has a BA and an MA in History from North Carolina State University. He joined J&J in 2013 and is currently the Client Manager for the Wiley and BMJ teams. He also serves as the Managing Editor for several journals and works on ScholarOne for the Systems Support Division. He is a member of ISMTE.
Megan McCarty holds a BM in Music Literature from Southwestern University, an MA in Musicology from Boston University, and was a DAAD scholarship recipient in Germany from 2012-2013. She joined J&J in 2015, where she has gained experience managing submission-to-print workflows as well as profiency in Editorial Manager, eJournalPress, ScholarOne, and BenchPress. She currently serves as the Client Manager for Oxford University Press and the Genetics Society of America, and provides Editorial Manager Support for Wiley. In the past, she has supported titles for PLOS and Informa. She is a member of ISMTE and SSP; she is also an SSP Early Career Fellow (2018-2019).
Natalia Olson graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez. She also holds an M.S. in Engineering Management from George Washington University and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Duke University. She joined J&J in 2008 and currently works in the editorial division as a Client Manager for the American Chemical Society. In addition, she is the Journal Office Administrator for ACS Photonics and ACS Chemical Neuroscience. Natalia has been a member of ISMTE since 2014.
Lauren Overbey graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with degrees in English and History. She joined J&J in 2016 and currently works as a Client Manager for Sage, the Seismological Society of America, Springer Nature, and Taylor & Francis. She also works as a Managing Editor on several titles including Pediatric Research. Within J&J Lauren is the chair of the Events Committee and has also been a member of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors since 2017.
Copyediting Client Manager, Copyediting Training Specialist
Catie Sharpe graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BA in English and German Literature and Culture. She joined J&J in 2015 and currently works in the Copyediting Division as Client Manager for the Wiley copyediting contracts and for a variety of copyediting projects. Catie also serves as the Copyediting Training Specialist, a role that provides additional support and training within the Copyediting Division, and is a member of the American Copy Editors Society.
Editorial Client Manager, Systems Support Project Manager
Lindsey Struckmeyer graduated from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2012 with degrees in English and Advertising. She joined J&J in 2014 and currently works in the Editorial division as a Client Manager for Elsevier and the American Society of Clinical Oncology, as well as a Managing Editor for Wolters Kluwer and BMJ titles. As an expert user of the Editorial Manager system, Lindsey also works in J&J’s System Support division building Editorial Manager sites and providing support to clients. She has been a member of ISMTE since 2016.
Amy Swartz graduated from The University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2013 with a BFA in Creative Writing and a minor in English. She joined J&J in 2016 and currently works in the editorial division as a Client Manager for the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Endocrine Society. She also serves as the Managing Editor for the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology and works on The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. She is a member of ISMTE.
Colin Trumbull graduated from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a BA in Philosophy. He joined J&J in 2016 where he splits his time as the Staffing Resource Manager and as one of the Client Managers for the American Chemical Society Team at J&J. He directly supports ACS Nano, ACS Synthetic Biology, Environmental Science & Technology Letters, and Environmental Science & Technology Water. Within J&J Colin is a member of the Professional Development Committee, and has been a member of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors since 2016, where he serves as a member of the Early Career Task Force and is an Editor for the ISMTE newsletter EON.
Tasha Wilhelmsen graduated from Champlain College with a BS in Professional Writing, a minor in Mathematics, and a specialization in writing for video games. She joined J&J in 2016 and currently works in the Editorial division as Client Manager for Oxford Research Encyclopedias and Oxford Bibliographies, as well as a Managing Editor for Sage and Oxford University Press titles. In addition, she provides system support in Editorial Manager for Wiley titles. She is a member of ISMTE.
Katelyn Witt graduated from North Carolina State University with an MA in English Literature. She joined J&J in 2017 and currently works in the Copyediting Division as a Client Manager for the Sheridan department. She is a member of the American Copy Editors Society, and within J&J, she is a member of the Charitable Events Committee.
Jennifer Workman has a BA in History from Bluefield College. She began working in publishing in 2005. She joined J&J in 2015 and is the Client Manager for Wolters Kluwer, journal office administrator for ACS Nano, and managing editor for the AMWA Journal. Jennifer is an active member of CSE, and serves on the CSE editorial policy committee, and professional development committee at J&J.