Baker Academic and Brazos Press Announce Key Appointments
Grand Rapids, MI (Sept. 21, 2015)—Baker Publishing Group is pleased to announce that they have recently hired Bryan Dyer as New Testament Acquisitions Editor for the Baker Academic division. Dyer, who previously served as Marketing Director for Baker Academic and Brazos Press, received his PhD from McMaster Divinity College and has degrees from Denver Seminary and Calvin College. Jim Kinney, Editorial Director of Baker Academic and Brazos Press, says, “We are very pleased to welcome Bryan Dyer as our New Testament acquisitions editor. In recent years he has been leading our marketing department while finishing his PhD. He has consistently demonstrated keen intelligence and sound judgment, traits that he will now apply to helping authors develop quality manuscripts.”
Assuming the position of Marketing Director is Jeremy Wells who was previously the National Accounts Manager for Baker Publishing Group. Wells holds an MA from Wheaton College and a BA from William Tyndale College. “Jeremy Wells has been an asset to Baker Publishing Group’s sales and marketing team for nearly ten years,” says David Lewis, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, “so we are thrilled that he will be taking on more leadership in this new role.”
Recently joining the Baker Academic and Brazos Press team as Project Editor is Eric Salo. He previously served as a pastor in Tuscon, Arizona, and prior to that worked for more than six years as an editor with Lawyers & Judges Publishing. Salo holds an MDiv from Fuller Theological Seminary and a BA in English literature from Ball State University. Managing Editor Brian Bolger notes, “Eric is a strong addition to our editorial department. His experience and background will enhance our group and help us continue to provide quality editorial service to Baker Academic and Brazos Press authors.”
Baker Academic serves the academy and the church by publishing works that further the pursuit of knowledge and understanding within the context of Christian faith. Building on our Reformed and evangelical heritage, we connect authors and readers across the broader academic community by publishing books that reflect historic Christianity and its contemporary expressions. Our authors are scholars who are leaders in their fields, write irenically, and display a healthy respect for other perspectives and traditions. Our goal is to publish books that are notable for their inherent quality and deemed essential reading by students and scholars.
Brazos Press fosters the renewal of classical, orthodox Christianity by publishing thoughtful, theologically grounded books on subjects of importance to the church and the world. We serve authors and readers from all major streams of the historic Christian tradition, recognizing that the renewal of Christian orthodoxy transcends many traditional boundary lines and polarities.