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Editor in Chief Stephen C. George

Design Director Dan Bishop


Managing Editor Kathi Kube

Features Editor Siri Carpenter

Senior Editor Becky Lang

Senior Associate Editor Gemma Tarlach

Associate Editor Bill Andrews

Associate Editor April Reese

Associate Editor, Digital Lisa Raffensperger

Assistant Editor Breanna Draxler

Staff Writer Brenda Poppy

Staff Writer, Digital Carl Engelking

Editor at Large Corey S. Powell

Copy Editor Dave Lee

Editorial Assistant Elisa R. Neckar

Contributing Editors

Tim Folger, Linda Marsa, Kathleen McAuliffe, Kat McGowan, Steve Nadis, Jill Neimark, Adam Piore, Julie Rehmeyer, Erik Vance, Pamela Weintraub, Darlene Cavalier (special projects director)


Photo Editor Ernie Mastroianni

Associate Art Director Alison Mackey



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Research Director Susan Weiss

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Charles R. Croft, President

Kevin P. Keefe, Vice President, Editorial, Publisher

Scott Stollberg, Vice President, Advertising

Daniel R. Lance, Vice President, Marketing

Connie Bradley, Vice President, Human Resources

James R. McCann, Vice President, Finance 

James Schweder, Vice President, Technology

Diane Bacha, Associate Publisher

Jeff Felbab, Group Advertising Manager

Maureen M. Schimmel, Corporate Art Director

Michael Barbee, Corporate Circulation Director

Jerry Burstein, Single Copy Sales Director

Ken Meisinger, Group Circulation Manager

Brian Schmidt, Director of Operations


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