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HarperCollins Christian Publishing promotes Beth Ryan
to senior director of Sales for Ministry Services

(Nashville, TN) April 13, 2017—Today, HarperCollins Christian Publishing announced the recent promotion of Beth Ryan to senior director of Sales for Ministry Services. As senior director of Sales, Ryan will oversee all facets of the Ministry Services division and continue building strategic partnerships with ministries and churches around the world.

Ryan started with the organization as special projects secretary under Royal Publishers, then a division of Thomas Nelson in May 1981. Throughout her tenure, she has served in various roles within the Ministry sales team including building an inside sales department specifically focused on serving the product needs of churches. Some of Ryan’s most notable accounts include In Touch Ministries, Compassion, Ransomed Heart, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, and Samaritan’s Purse.

“Beth has done an outstanding job coming alongside our authors and their ministries to create resources that serve their needs,” says Sally Hofmann, senior v-p of Sales, Direct, and Ministry at HCCP. “She has consistently demonstrated creativity and a deep commitment to our customers, our company, and our publishing teams, and we look forward to her continued leadership in this role.”

As the senior director of Sales, Ryan will have oversight of the Ministry Services operations, and will report directly to Sally Hofmann.

About HarperCollins Christian Publishing: The world’s leading Christian publisher, HarperCollins Christian Publishing Inc., comprises both Thomas Nelson and Zondervan publishing groups in addition to Olive Tree Bible Software.  The Company produces bestselling Bibles, inspirational books, academic resources, curriculum, audio and digital content for the Christian market space.  Also home to, the world’s largest Christian website, and, an online community dedicated to helping people grow in their faith. HarperCollins Christian Publishing is headquartered in Nashville, TN with additional offices in the U.S., Mexico and Brazil.  For more information visit

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