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HarperCollins Focus names Sara Kendrick associate publisher for HarperCollins Leadership

(Nashville, Tenn.) June 22, 2021—HarperCollins Focus today announced Sara Kendrick as the new associate publisher for the HarperCollins Leadership imprint.

Kendrick has served as a senior acquisitions editor for HarperCollins Leadership since the imprint launched in 2018. In this role she acquired bestsellers including Business Made Simple by Donald Miller, We Should All Be Millionaires by Rachel Rodgers, and Quantum Marketing by Raja Rajamannar. As associate publisher, Kendrick will lead editorial planning, brand initiatives, and continue to acquire authors and content for HarperCollins Leadership.

“Sara brings intelligence, instinct, and tenacity to all her work,” remarked Jamie Lockard, v-p and publisher for HarperCollins Leadership. “We are grateful for Sara’s tireless energy working alongside the inaugural team in helping build the HarperCollins Leadership business in its start-up years, and I look forward to harnessing her acute strategic vision to guide our future.”

About HarperCollins Leadership:
HarperCollins Leadership feeds your inner drive to grow as a leader, with integrated content and development experiences that give you the inspiration and insights you need to thrive in your current role—and your next. For additional information, please visit

About HarperCollins Focus:
HarperCollins Focus, LLC owns and operates a collection of publishing imprints, that enlighten and empower readers to transform their hearts and minds, connecting through story, advice, mentorship and community. The company’s mission is to inspire the world with content that equips people to lead lives of significance, integrity and purpose. Current publishing imprints include HarperCollins Leadership, Harper Horizon, Harper Muse, and Harper Celebrate. The company also operates HarperCollins Leadership Essentials, a destination online community dedicated to accelerating personal and professional development. The company is based in Nashville, TN. For more information go to

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