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Thomas Nelson Names New Associate Publisher
for Special Imprints

Jolene Barto
Communications Associate
tel:  615.902.1113

Nashville, TN – David Moberg, SVP and group publisher for HarperCollins Christian Publishing, recently announced the promotion of LeeEric Fesko to associate publisher for Special Imprints in the Thomas Nelson Trade Book division. These imprints include the Lucado brand, Leadership Network: NEXT, and others currently in development.

Fesko has been with Thomas Nelson since 2011, when he began as the senior director of marketing for the Lucado brand. Prior to joining the Thomas Nelson team, Fesko worked as a web developer at Big Idea Entertainment on the VeggieTales brand and at Word Entertainment in various sales and marketing roles. He is a graduate of Georgia State University and holds a Masters of Arts from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Fesko will continue to work with the Lucado brand in both marketing and associate publisher capacities and will serve as the primary point-person for all aspects of the Leadership Network: NEXT imprint.

“LeeEric has been an asset to the Lucado team from the start,” says Moberg. “His ingenuity, enthusiasm, and forward thinking has led to a pattern of growth for the brand over the past several years.  I’m delighted that, in addition to his role with Lucado and NEXT, he will also help develop other new publishing opportunities for the company.”

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, curriculum and digital content, with distribution of its products in more than 100 countries. Thomas Nelson, is headquartered in Nashville, TN. For additional information visit