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.
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. Michael is an active member of CSE and SSP and is a member of J&J’s Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council.
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). Brit is a member of J&J's Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council.
Sara graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with degrees in English and Ancient History. She started at J&J in 2012 and has worked with publishers such as PLOS, BMJ, Wiley, Wolters Kluwer, and the ACS. Sara now oversees the Editorial division and works closely with managers to ensure each department manages their journals portfolio in accordance with industry best practices through effective editorial office management. She personally manages the editorial process for the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and is a member of ISMTE, SSP, 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. She is a member of both ISMTE and CSE.
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 has managed J&J’s production and copyediting work for clients like PLOS, ASTM International, and AAAS's Science journal. In addition to scholarly journals, Dylan also has experience producing full-length products like books, textbooks, and monographs. 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 Senior Manager in the Editorial division, overseeing the groups providing service for the American Chemical Society, Gerontological Society of America, and American Medical Writers Association. Marshall serves on the Sponsorship Committee for CSE and is also 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 proficiency 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).
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 Senior Manager in the Editorial Services department. She helps to manage titles published by Elsevier, Future Science Group, Springer Nature, Wolters Kluwer, and more. Lauren is also the Managing Editor of Pediatric Research and within J&J is a member of the Events Committee. She has been a member of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors since 2017 and was the ISMTE Early Career Award winner in 2020.
Colin Trumbull graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a BA in Philosophy. He joined J&J in 2016 where he currently serves as the Senior Manager of Employee Experience. In the past he has supported the American Chemical Society group at J&J as an Editorial Client Manager, and worked in the operations team as the Staffing Resource Manager. He is currently a member of ISMTE Board of Directors and he is also a member of the ISMTE Early Career Committee, and is Editor-in-Chief for the ISMTE publication EON.
Jennifer Workman began working in publishing in 2005 and joined J&J in 2015. She has several years experience providing direct editorial support and editorial team leadership. Jennifer has worked with various publishers and societies, including the American Medical Writers Association, the American Chemical Society, and Wolters Kluwer. Jennifer is an active member of the Council of Science Editors. She currently partners with societies, publishers, and editorial offices to understand individual client needs and customize optimal solutions.
Jennifer Bonnar has a degree in print and broadcast journalism from Ohio University and an MBA from Lake Erie College. She is freshly joining J&J as a Client Manager in 2022 after 15 years in the publishing industry, producing higher ed textbooks and academic monographs at various companies. She also served as an intern on the TV series “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” in 2004.
Kellyanna Bussell earned her BA in English with a minor in Italian Language and Culture at UNC Charlotte. She began working at J&J in 2019 and is the Client Manager for Wolters Kluwer in the Editorial Division. Over the last 4 years, she has worked on projects across 7 different publishers ranging from the American Chemical Society to Brill. She is a member of the Editorial Manager Super Users group within J&J and provides Editorial Manager consulting for Wolters Kluwer clients. Kellyanna is also a member of J&J’s Professional Development Committee and ISMTE.
James Butler holds a BA in English from UNC Chapel Hill and an MA in English from Villanova University. He joined J&J in 2017 and has since worked with several clients and societies, including the American Chemical Society and the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis. He currently works in the Editorial division as the Client Manager for Oxford University Press journals on ScholarOne, and he also serves as the Managing Editor for several journals.
Chandler Carpenter works in the Editorial division. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with degrees in English and Sociology.
Carolyn deCourt has a BS in Business and a minor in Professional Writing from Western Carolina University. She joined J&J in 2014 and currently works in the Editorial Division as Client Manager for the Wiley Journals team. 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, co-host of CSE's S.P.E.A.K. Podcast, and internally she is a member of the J&J Events Committee.
Patrick Hardison graduated from Appalachian State University with a BA in English. He joined J&J in 2017 and currently works in the Copyediting Division as Client Manager for the American Animal Hospital Association, the American Pharmacists Association, the Materials Technology Institute, ASPEN, and INFORMS.
Paige Horvath has a BA in History/English from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She joined J&J in 2015 and is currently a Content Manager Client Manager
Mary Kate Kornegay works in the Editorial division. She graduated from North Carolina State University with a BA in English Literature and a minor in International Cultural Studies. She is certified in TESOL.
Craig Lincoln works in the Editorial Services Division. He graduated from North Carolina State University with an MFA and a BA in English. He has been with J&J since 2015, developing proficiency in ScholarOne, Editorial Manager, and eJournal Press. He's worked with various clients and societies, including the American Chemical Society, the American Association of Immunologists, and The Transplantation Society. His current role is Client Manager for Wolters Kluwer, overseeing thirteen titles. He is a member of ISMTE and SSP, and currently serves on the SSP Membership Committee.
Chloe Miller works in the Editorial division. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor's degree in English.
Annastasia Pratt graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with degrees in English and Creative Writing and a Certificate of Publishing. She joined J&J in 2017 and currently serves as the Client Manager for the Elsevier team within the Editorial division. Annastasia also works in J&J’s System Support division as an Editorial Manager System Support Expert. Within this division, she has worked on a variety of site builds and reporting projects. She is a member of the Professional Development committee within J&J.
Ian Suarez works in the Editorial division. Ian graduated with a BA in English Literature from Florida International University.
Tom Whitehead graduated from Randolph College in 2013 with a BA in Philosophy and minors in American Culture and Sociology. He joined J&J in 2014 and worked for the Editorial Division for 7 years before switching to the Copyediting Division where he now works as a Client Manager on a variety of projects. He is a member of ISMTE.
Nikki Bennet (they/them) graduated from Champlain College with a BS in Professional Writing, a minor in Mathematics, and a specialization in video game writing. They joined J&J in 2016 and currently work in the Editorial division as the Client Manager for Oxford University Press Journals on Editorial Manager (EM). As part of J&J’s System Support Division, Nikki has provided EM training both internally and externally, assisted with launching new EM sites, managed journal transitions between publishers and submission platforms, performed workflow and site audits, and worked in support inboxes for various publishers. They are the chairperson of the J&J Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council.
Julia Stevenson is a Client Manager in the content management department. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a degree in English.
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 KGL department. She is a member of the American Copy Editors Society, and within J&J, she is a member of the Charitable Events Committee.
Jennie Noakes graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with PhD in Anthropology of Music and Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Critical Writing. She joined J&J in 2022, and currently serves as the Client Manager for the Future Science Group, the Association of Computing Machinery, the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, and ASTM International.