ECPA's Rush To Press

WaterBrook and Multnomah announce two new additions
to the marketing department

Douglas Mann joins WaterBrook and Multnomah on July 27 as Senior Marketing Manager, reporting to Ginia Hairston Croker, Vice President, Director of Marketing. Douglas brings a wealth of experience to the WaterBrook and Multnomah team. He spent many years in the Contemporary Christian music industry as a Marketing Vice President at EMI Music Group and Sony Music/Integrity Music. He developed marketing strategies for popular artists including Sixpence None the Richer, TobyMac, dc Talk, Kari Jobe, and Mariah Carey. He also served seven years of full-time ministry in Ireland, the Ukraine, Malta and the Czech Republic.  Upon his return to the United States, Douglas used his marketing and branding expertise at NavPress and David C Cook.  He has developed and designed promotional campaigns for some of the most prolific and bestselling voices in the industry, including Eugene Peterson, Donald Miller, Brennan Manning, and Francis Chan. Douglas has been instrumental in launching such noteworthy books as The Message Bible, Crazy LoveForgotten God, and The Action Bible. Most recently, he has worked in a freelance role for CrossFit/Reebok, Sony/Epic Records, and Compassion International.  Douglas’s industry experience, creativity and deep appreciation of Christian books makes him an outstanding addition to WaterBrook and Multnomah.

Jamie Lapeyrolerie will join WaterBrook and Multnomah on August 15 as Marketing Manager, reporting to Chris Sigfrids, Assistant Director of Marketing. Jamie comes to the company from Zeno Imaging in Austin, Texas, where she oversaw a variety of marketing, branding, and social media campaigns. She is an avid Christian fiction blogger at her book blog and has been an active user of the company’s Blogging for Books program since 2012. In addition, Jamie writes at and serves on the advisory board for the INSPYs (blogger awards for excellence in faith-driven literature). Jamie’s personal interest and enthusiasm for Christian fiction and book publishing will add a fresh perspective to WaterBrook and Multnomah.