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 Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Arts 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 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. In her dual roles, Brittany works with J&J senior management to build relationships with new and existing clients. She helps to onboard and staff new projects as well as ensure quality service and client satisfaction across all divisions of the company. Brittany has been with J&J since 2010, and she is an active member of ISMTE, CSE, and SSP.
Michelle holds a master’s degree in English and Publishing from Rosemont College and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from the State University of New York at Geneseo. Michelle is Vice President of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors. She is a member of the Council of Science Editors, the Society for Scholarly Publishing, and the Committee on Publication Ethics. In addition to Operations, Michelle serves as the Client Manager for the American Society of Civil Engineers. She has been at J&J since 2010.
Director of Business Development, Production Services Coordinator
Michael 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 a member of CSE.
Heather has worked at J&J since 2010 and in scholarly publishing since 2004. She currently manages J&J’s submission system implementation and support contracts and provides support to Wiley editorial offices using ScholarOne. Heather also works to ensure J&J employees are as knowledgeable as possible about the submission systems they work with. Previously, she 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.
Brit received her Bachelor of Arts 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 the Council of Science Editors and the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors.
Editorial Services Coordinator, Systems Support Project Manager
Sara 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.
Copyediting Client Manager, Systems Support Project Manager
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 and quickly rose to management in the editorial division, having since served as Client Manager for accounts with the Public Library of Science (PLOS), Wolters Kluwer, and the Endocrine Society. She currently serves as the Client Manager in the copyediting division, personally manages the editorial process for several individual journals, is a proficient user of Editorial Manager, and chairs J&J’s internal Professional Development Committee. Emily has been a member of ISMTE since 2011 and SSP since 2013.
Julia earned a B.A. in sociology with a minor in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2015. She is currently studying for Master of Arts in English with a concentration in Technical and Professional Communication from East Carolina University, with an anticipated graduation date of August 2019. She joined J&J in 2016 as a Production Assistant on the Public Library of Science (PLOS) ONE FTC team. Currently, she is the Client Manager of the PLOS ONE FTC team. Julia is also involved in LaTeX typesetting for the Journal of Sociological Science and processing author proofs for ASTM.
Lauren graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2014 with a BA in Linguistics and a minor in English. Currently, she serves as the Client Manager for the Public Library of Science (PLOS), managing copyediting, editorial, and production teams for the Six, as well as production support for ONE. Lauren also copyedits frontmatter and research articles for PLOS, cold reads for Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery (SCMS), and proofreads for the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN).
Jennifer 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. She has a BA in History from Bluefield College in VA.
Megan 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).
Susan has a B.A. degree in Business from North Carolina State University with concentrations in Marketing and Finance. She has diversified experience in client services, administration and account management. Susan joined J&J in 2008 and is the Client Manager for the American Chemical Society. She supports Medicinal Chemistry Letters and Molecular Pharmaceutics and is a member of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors.
Copyediting Client Manager, Copyediting Training Specialist
Catie 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 serves as Copyediting Client Manager for the American Physiological Society and Frontline. Catie also serves as the Copyediting Training Specialist.
Editorial Client Manager, Systems Support Project Manager
Lindsey Struckmeyer graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with degrees in English and Advertising in 2012. 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 titles. Lindsey is a proficient user of Editorial Manager and Elsevier Editorial System. She also serves as a co-chair for J&J’s Wellness Program and has been a member of ISMTE since 2016.