ATG People in the News 12/6/16

According to this press release “the University of Cincinnati Libraries is pleased to announce Elizabeth Scarpelli as director of the new University of Cincinnati Press. The director’s role is to lead and provide oversight of all Press functions including acquisitions, marketing, administration and business, as well as to build a regional, national and international reputation for the University of Cincinnati Press as an innovative 21st century academic press…

Scarpelli has over 25 years of experience working in publishing. She comes to UC from Baker & Taylor and Bookmasters, both Follett Corporations, where she served as the director of publisher services managing the print-to-order program for academic publishers and university presses worldwide, fulfillment relationships for client publishers and developed programs to expand international printing capabilities and faculty services. Prior to Baker & Taylor, Scarpelli worked as the assistant press director and sales and marketing director for Rutgers University Press and the college sales manager for Cambridge University Press. She started her publishing career at Prentice Hall where she held numerous positions in higher education sales and marketing…

The operations of the Press will be located in and supported by the University of Cincinnati Libraries. At its start, the University of Cincinnati Press will focus on two programs: peer-reviewed scholarly works in social justice and a community engagement imprint featuring the rich history of Cincinnati and its university, especially with respect to social justice themes. In addition to publishing both print and e-books, the University of Cincinnati Press will be a leader in the exploration of new modes of academic work and scholarly communication. These may involve scholarly and creative works in a global sphere in digital media, web-based interactive digital scholarship, multi-authored databases, library special collections and archives, as well as future exploration of emerging, new modes of the university’s intellectual outcomes…

A committee, chaired by Sally Moomaw, associate professor of early childhood education in the College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services (CECH) and chair of the Faculty Senate, and comprised of faculty, students and staff members from throughout the university, led the national search for the University of Cincinnati Press director.

Scarpelli is relocating to the Cincinnati area with her family and will begin work at UC on January 9.


‘Ingram Content Group today announced a promotion and three new associates to the company. 

Roger Lee has joined Ingram as Vice President, Credit for Ingram Content Group. He will oversee Global Credit Operations. Lee is succeeding Rob Montgomery who will be retiring shortly after the end of the year.

Lee is a seasoned credit professional leading credit organizations in a variety of industries for more than 18 years. Prior to coming to Ingram, he served in various roles with Baker & Taylor, Caleres/Brown Shoe Company, Perry Ellis International and Rexall Sundown.

He is a native of Gloucester, MA and an alumnus of Bryant University.

Bonnie Dailey has been named Client Implementation Manager for Ingram Publisher Services. Dailey will be based in LaVergne, TN, and will be managing the day-to-day operational relationships with Third-Party Logistics (3PL) clients, as well as with managing the integration of new 3PL clients.

Previously in her career, Dailey held several positions with Geodis Contract Logistics, most recently as Senior Implementation Analyst and Quality Supervisor. Additionally, she was the owner and operator of Metrodentec Dental Lab in Murfreesboro, TN.

Dailey graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Science-Aerospace Dispatch/Scheduling and Industrial Engineering.

Bunmi Western has joined Ingram Publisher Services as their Sales and Marketing Director in the London office. As part of Ingram Publisher Services, she’ll be working with customers across IPS, Perseus Distribution, Publishers Group West, Consortium and Legato. 

Most recently, she held leadership positions with Atlantic Books, where she served as part of the Atlantic Books Executive Team and as a member of the Board of Directors.  For over six years she was the UK & International Sales Director for both print and digital sales and led her team to deliver profitable sales growth and increase discoverability in all territories.

Western is a native of England.

Amanda Aleksey has been promoted to a newly created position of Manager, Client Relations for Ingram Publisher Services’ International Customers (IPS, Perseus Distribution, Publishers Group West, Consortium and Legato). Her primary responsibility will be as the liaison between our client publishers and the international sales team.  She most recently held the position of International Marketing Manager, where she has been focused on analyzing sales and developing marketing strategies to help grow a publisher’s business.

In 2015, Aleksey joined Ingram from Penguin Random House. She has over seven years of experience in marketing and publishing, with previously held positions at Alfred A. Knopf as Media Buyer and Marketing Coordinator, editorial intern at Continuum International Publishing (now Bloomsbury Continuum), and agent assistant intern at Ayesha Pande Literary.”

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