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Like most people in the publishing world, Marshall is a book junkie–an avid reader, a bookstore and library hound, a published writer, editor, and publisher. Unlike many bookish sorts, Marshall is also a focused businessperson. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa from Northwestern University, he had a very successful stint as a stockbroker (the savings and investments from that short period allowed him to subsidize more idealistic pursuits – see his New York Times Magazine column about that experience). Since then Marshall has been both a writer and small business owner. In 1990 he started the ad-based environmental quarterly Green Living and was the editor/publisher until selling it in November 2005. After selling Green Living, Marshall devoted himself full time to Echo Point Books & Media.Starting the business literally from his basement with one part-time employee, the business has grown 100-fold. It now employs about forty. In 2011, Echo Point added a publishing division; by the end of 2014 it had roughly 150 books in print. Read More  

MARSHALL GLICKMAN
owner-PUBLISHER

Like most people in the publishing world, Marshall is a book junkie–an avid reader, a bookstore and library hound, a published writer, editor, and publisher. Unlike many bookish sorts, Marshall is also a focused businessperson. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa from Northwestern University, he had a very successful stint as a stockbroker (the savings and investments from that short period allowed him to subsidize more idealistic pursuits – see his New York Times Magazine column about that experience). Since then Marshall has been both a writer and small business owner. 

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JAKE MAYER
ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER

Jake is a graduate of Carleton College and holds a MS in Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College.  Along the way he has taught college and adult education courses, owned a private label manufacturing company specializing in tea and herbal formulations, maintained a private acupuncture practice, and has developed and marketed a wide assortment of online ventures.  As an avid seeker of information both useful and arcane, Jake enjoys a growing knowledge base of software tidbits, homesteading, vintage motorcycle maintenance, and assorted culinary explorations.

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FRED LEE
MANAGER, PRODUCTION

Fred has been a book production professional for twenty-five years. Before coming to Echo Point Books, he was the production manager at the Vermont-based Countryman Press (a subsidiary of the independent, employee-owned publisher W.W. Norton in New York) for over twenty years. He is an addicted writer and top-of-the-ladder thespian-enthusiast. A native from South Burlington, Vermont, he has reached the bottom of the state and can’t go any further.

 
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MARK MURDIE
MANAGER, OPERATIONS

Mark meets the challenges of work and life with conscious efficiency, which is highly valued at Echo Point Books & Media. When not managing staff and operations of our book sales, he loves to be outside, working with his hands, and spending time with family. Mark holds a BA in Mass Communications from Franklin Pierce College and Permaculture Design Certificate from Regenerative Design Institute in Bolinas, CA.

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SEAN STARCHER
MANAGER, RIGHTS & ACQUISITIONS

A graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Sean is interested in ancient history, analytic philosophy, radical politics, and baseball.