ECPA's Rush To Press

Eleven industry leaders sign-on to develop PUBu16

ScreenShot2016-06-13at10.06.35AMECPA is pleased to introduce the stellar cast of industry leaders who have started work on developing sessions for the upcoming PUBu held Oct. 13-14 at Trinity International University outside Chicago.  The 2016 PUBu “BrainTrust” was recruited by IVP Associate Publisher Jeff Crosby, who returns as “Dean” of the event. Crosby takes the helm of InterVarsity Press as publisher on July 1.  PUBu sessions will be developed around five major publishing communities by these industry leaders:


  • Kristen Ingebretson, Senior Art Director, HarperCollins Christian
  • Erik Peterson, Creative Director, Moody Publishers


  • Laura Bartlett, Academic Line Manager, Kregel Publications
  • Parker Hathaway, Audience Development Specialist, Moody Publishers


  • Edward Gilbreath, Executive Director of Communications, Evangelical Covenant Church
  • Terry Glaspey, Senior Acquisitions Editor, Harvest House Publishers


  • Kristen McLean, Director of New Business Development, Nielsen Book
  • Joshua Tallent, Director of Outreach & Education, Firebrand Technologies


  • Carolyn McCready, Executive Editor, HarperCollins Christian
  • Joyce Dinkins, Executive Editor, Our Daily Bread

“PUBu is truly an investment in the industry by the industry,” states ECPA executive director Stan Jantz.  “We are grateful for the time and expertise that Jeff and these ten professionals are investing for the bigger vision of equipping industry practitioners for the Kingdom mission we all share.”  PUBu registration, schedule, and information is now available on the new PUBu website.