Susan Caughman – President & CEO
A veteran consumer marketing executive, Susan Caughman spent more than twenty years in senior positions in publishing, consumer marketing, financial management, and brand development prior to founding New Hope Media in 2000. From 1990 to 1996, she served as Senior Vice President of Consumer Marketing, Time Inc, responsible for subscription and retail marketing, consumer research, creative development, database marketing, customer service. From 1996 to 2000, she was President & CEO of American Family Enterprises, a direct marketing company owned by Time Inc. and other investors. Earlier in her career, she worked in marketing and finance at Time and Newsweek International, as well as serving as Business Manager and General Manager of Life Magazine.
Caughman is a graduate of the Yale School of Management and Middlebury College. Before joining Time Inc, Caughman lived abroad for a number of years while working in international economic development.
Currently a member of the board of the Magazine Publishers Association's Independent Magazine Advisory Committee, she served previously on the boards of the Direct Marketing Association and Families with Children from China.
Wayne Kalyn – Editor, ADDitude
Editor Wayne Kalyn has deep roots in consumer health and lifestyle publishing. From 2004 to 2007, he served as editor of Jungle Media's four magazines for young professionals. Earlier in his career, he spent six years as editorial director of Reader's Digest Books, working on health titles such as The Complete Guide to Pain Relief, The Healing Power of Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs and Taking Charge of Arthritis. He also served as Senior Editor at Men's Journal, helping it win the 1995 National Magazine Award for General Excellence. Kalyn's writings have appeared in national publications including Health, Parenting, People, Reader's Digest, Good Housekeeping, and The New York Times.