Marion Gropen has more than 20 years of experience in book publishing, including 8 as the executive in charge of finance, accounting and operations for Kodansha America, a mid-sized publisher ($5 to $10 million/year in sales), and 5 years with an imprint of Simon & Schuster. She has successfully guided companies through major changes such as personnel re-organizations, switching distributors, changing accounting systems, and the sale of the company in whole or in part.
Marion volunteers as a manager of the Linked In Group "Ebooks, Ebook Readers, Digital Publishing and Digital Content," as well as the Yahoo Group "Self-Publishing."
She received her MBA, with honors, in Finance from NYU in 1992, while working for Simon & Schuster. In 2003, she opened her consulting practice, providing affordable expertise and outsourced services to small and medium-sized publishers like you.