Deonne Beron

Publicity Manager 

Baker Publishing Group

(616) 676-9185 x302  
Grand Rapids, Mich. (March 10, 2010)
— Baker Publishing Group announces the promotion of Arika Theule-Van Dam to Associate Editor, Baker Academic & Brazos Press, divisions of Baker Publishing Group, effective March 1.   

Theule-Van Dam joined Baker Academic in 2004 as Acquisitions and Administrative Assistant before being promoted to Editorial Associate in 2006.  She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Divinity degree from Western Theological Seminary. 

“From the day she first walked through our doors, Arika has impressed us with her keen mind, her pastoral wisdom, her commitment to excellence, and her infectious enthusiasm. We are delighted for the opportunity to have her in a more substantive role, one in which she’ll serve authors more directly. We’re confident that authors and readers alike will benefit from Arika’s editorial expertise,” said Jim Kinney, Associate Publisher, Baker Publishing Group. 

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