Newsroom Contacts

Ben Jacobs
Responsible for management of editorial staff and oversight of all editorial content; writes editorials.

Associate Editor
Lisa Granite
Responsible for managing reporters; edits columnists.

Special Products Editor
Colin Hogan
Plans and edits Special Reports and Special Publications.

Digital Content Manager
Kelly Plessinger
Maintains the website and manages social media posts and e-newsletters.

Copy Editor
Bill Alden
Copy edits and proofs editorial content; writes Nonprofit Report.

Velvet Spicer
Covers manufacturing (including Xerox, office equipment firms, tool and die firms, plastics); transportation (including automotive, airplane and trucking industries, mass transit); printing; the economy; nonprofits; diversity and inclusion; and women in business.

Gino Fanelli
Covers banking and finance; government; health care; technology; and beer.

Diana Louise Carter
Covers agriculture; higher education; retail; and wine.

Kevin Oklobzija
Covers real estate and construction; advertising, marketing, media and PR; corporate legal news; and sports.

Bennett Loudon
Covers legal news.

Research Director
Andrew Green
Responsible for Top 25 lists, Marketplace and Portfolio.

Editorial Assistant
Nicole Sheldon
Responsible for Small Business profiles; Fast Start; People section, For the Record and the weekly Explore page.