rush to press news and updates

Abingdon Press announces Robin Glennon
as new Director of Trade Sales

(Nashville, TN) – Abingdon Press has announced the promotion of Robin Glennon to Director of Trade Sales effective November 11.

Glennon has over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, and product development and most recently served at Abingdon Press as Key Accounts and Digital Sales Manager where she managed several of Abingdon Press’ largest trade customers. Her management of these key accounts resulted in year-over-year sustained sales growth.  Prior to her time at Abingdon Press, Glennon spent several years with Ingram Content Group starting as Channel Marketing Manager, moving to Publisher Marketing Manager, and then promoted to Senior Manager of Marketing. Earlier in her career, she worked with Kidpower Inc. as Licensed Products Manager and served as Children’s Marketing Manager for EMI Christian Music Group and Brand Manager for Ingram Entertainment. 

“It has been an honor to work with Robin for many years in different aspects of publishing. She brings a wealth of knowledge, creativity, and passion to Abingdon Press and the books and resources we publish,” noted Tamara Crabtree, Executive Director,Marketing and Sales at Abingdon Press. “Her contributions as a strategic leader in sales and marketing, and her dedication to communicate and collaborate with internal and external partners will be invaluable as we continue to serve our customers, as well as look for new opportunities for innovation and growth.”

“I joined Abingdon Press four years ago because of the great people I knew who worked here and the important work they were doing.  It’s an honor to continue to work alongside them, and I’m excited about expanding my role within the trade sales team,” said Glennon.

Abingdon Press is the publishing imprint for The United Methodist Publishing Houseand has a tradition of crossing denominational boundaries with thought-provoking and enjoyable books. It has a commitment to providing the best, most effective religious publications available which include a wide array of quality Christian living, fiction, devotional, academic, professional, and reference titles published each year to enrich church communities across the globe.  Visit them online at  Lindsey Sparrow, Associate Marketing Manager