rush to press news and updates

Jamie Lockard hired as vice president of
marketing for Nelson Books

(Nashville, TN) June 19, 2018—Thomas Nelson announced Jamie Lockard as its new vice president marketing for Nelson Books today. Lockard will report to Brian Hampton, senior vice president and publisher for Nelson Books, and will work closely alongside Hampton to develop and lead key marketing and brand strategy.

Lockard comes to Nelson Books after running a consulting firm specializing in B2B and B2C marketing strategy, professional development, and brand strategy. Prior to that, she spent 10 years at Hallmark, including roles as retail merchandise director and vice president of Gift Solutions. Other experience includes roles as brand director for Whirlpool, vice president of marketing for Jockey International, and director of advertising and public relations for Lee Apparel.

“Jamie’s extensive experience leading marketing teams, working with creatives, developing products, and maximizing resources is an invaluable addition to our authors and our team,” says Hampton. “We are thrilled to gain her clear-thinking, positive, strategic, and results-oriented approach to marketing.”

About Thomas Nelson: Thomas Nelson is a world leading publisher and provider of Christian content and has been providing readers with quality inspirational product for more than 200 years. As part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc., the publishing group provides multiple formats of award-winning Bibles, books, gift books, cookbooks, curricula, and digital content, with distribution of its products in more than 100 countries. Thomas Nelson, is headquartered in Nashville, TN. For additional information visit