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Bookmasters welcomes new Christian sales manager

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Kristen M. Steele
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ASHLAND, OH (May 18, 2015) – Michael DeMonico has been named the new CBA sales manager of Bookmasters (, one of the largest providers of integrated book publishing services in the United States.

Prior to joining Bookmasters, DeMonico had worked for Franciscan Media since 2010 as their national sales manager. DeMonico has also held sales and marketing positions in the Christian publishing and music industries, including positions with The Benson Company/Zondervan Corporation, David C Cook Publishers, Dalmatian Press, American Education Publishing/Landoll (a McGraw Hill / Tribune Education company), Carson-Dellosa/Twin Sisters Productions, Broadman & Holman Publishers/LifeWay Christian Resources, Thomas Nelson Publishers, and Abingdon Press/United Methodist Publishing House.

“Michael is long-tenured in the Christian publishing and music industries and we’re fortunate that he has joined us at Bookmasters,” said Jon Ackerman, senior vice president of sales at Bookmasters. “Bookmasters works with several publishers who have titles with strong appeal in the CBA market, including the General Council of the Assemblies of God, I.B.Tauris, h.f.ullmann, and Lexham Press, and I expect that Michael’s expertise and perspective will help us advance our reach into a passion- and mission-driven market for which we have deep respect.

DeMonico’s responsibilities at Bookmasters will include managing efforts to attract new Christian publishing clients, as well as selling Bookmasters’ publishers’ titles into the CBA channel.
Bookmasters, based in Ashland, Ohio, is one of the largest integrated providers of publisher services. For more than 40 years, Bookmasters has offered services to publishers and authors such as printing, print book warehousing and distribution, eBook conversion and distribution, editorial, and design. To learn more, visit