Cindy has over 23 years’ experience in scholarly publishing and has worked on a wide range of academic and scientific publications for nonprofit societies and commercial publishers. In her various professional roles, from technical copyeditor to managing editor to production director, she has managed all aspects of the journal and book publication process. Her responsibilities have included writing business proposals; negotiating contracts; drafting budgets; reconfiguring and streamlining an online submission system; advising editors-in-chief, editorial boards, and societies on current STM publishing standards; writing and disseminating readership surveys; and working with authors, printers, graphic designers, and mail houses. Cindy holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Colorado.