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The San Diego Magazine Team

Meet the people writing, designing, selling, and generally obsessing over San Diego Magazine.

Our Fearless Leaders

Jim Fitzpatrick CEO & Publisher

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Make me a reservation at: The Marine Room
My job in 3 words: Sign the checks
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: Remembering Mr. Padre

Karen Mullen Associate Publisher

Hometown: San Diego, California
Make me a reservation at: Piatti
My job in 3 words: One wild ride!
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: The Best Hiking, Biking, Swimming Trails and More

Erin Chambers Smith  Chief Content Officer

Hometown: San Diego, California
Make me a reservation at: Cantina Mayahuel
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: Reasons to Love SD

 

The Storytellers

Erin Meanley Glenny Editor in Chief

Hometown: San Diego, California
Make me a reservation at: Old Venice
My job in 3 words: Make it funny
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: I Tried It: Horse Therapy

Archana Ram Senior Editor

Hometown: Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Make me a reservation at: Buona Forchetta
My job in 3 words: Explore. Write. Repeat.
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: 52 Weekend Getaways

Troy Johnson Restaurant Critic

Hometown: San Diego, California
Make me a reservation at: The gym
My job in 3 words: Tell good stories
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: The Urchin King

Sarah Pfledderer Associate Editor

Hometown: Sidney, Ohio
Make me a reservation at: Trust Restaurant
My job in 3 words: Addicted to storytelling
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: 4 San Diego Women Who Are the Definition of Badass

Dan Letchworth Copy Chief

Hometown: Chula Vista, California
Make me a reservation at: Barrio Star
My job in 3 words: Fix all misteaks!
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: “No one is coming to rescue us”

 

The Creatives

Sydnie Goodwin Art Director

Hometown: Overland Park, Kansas
Make me a reservation at: Craft & Commerce
My job in 3 words: Create. Edit. Commit.
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: Best Restaurants

Analia Pribyl Art Director, Custom Publishing

Hometown: Simi Valley, California
Make me a reservation at: Cucina Urbana (I dream of the fried squash blossoms)
My job in 3 words: Creative Problem Solver
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: Happenings! Always love finding new and fun things to do in sunny San Diego!

Hannah Rhodes Marketing Art Director

Hometown: Salinas, California
Make me a reservation at: OB Noodle House
My job in 3 words: Imagine, create, communicate
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: 27 Reasons to Love San Diego

Elisa Glass Designer

Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Make me a reservation at: Cucina Sorella
My job in 3 words: Hey! Look here!
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: San Diego Uncorked

Rebecca Wilson Designer

Hometown: Cloverdale, Virginia
Make me a reservation at: Cucina Urbana
My job in 3 words: Web and Design
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: Best of San Diego

Mackenzie Moore Assistant Production Designer

Hometown: San Diego, California
Make me a reservation at: Blue Boheme
My job in 3 words: I love it!
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: Vintage San Diego

Richie Gonzalez Assistant Production Designer

Hometown: Tijuana
Make me a reservation at: Civico 1845
My job in 3 words: Living the dream!
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: Best of Baja

 

The Sales Strategists

Gina Mendola Senior Account Manager

Hometown: San Diego, California
Make me a reservation at: Cucina Urbana
My job in 3 words: Smile and dial
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: Best of Ensenada 2014

Krissy Walsh Account Manager

Hometown: Fallbrook, California
Make me a reservation at: Cucina Urbana
My job in 3 words: Sell, deadline, repeat!
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: Operation Get Healthy

Julie Davis Account Manager

Hometown: San Diego, California
Make me a reservation at: C-Level
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: Neighborhood Guides

Jim Ely Account Manager

Hometown: South Bend, Indiana
Make me a reservation at: AR Valentein
My job in 3 words: Always something new!
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: Best of San Diego

Lisa Bilotti Account Manager

Hometown: San Diego, California
Make me a reservation at: Any place I can bring my dogs!
My job in 3 words: Is this work?
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: 27 Secret San Diego Spots

Mike White Account Manager

Hometown: San Diego, California
Make me a reservation at: Island Prime
My job in 3 words: Promoting SD's best
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: 47 Outdoor Dining Spots to Try in San Diego

Alexis Sanabria Sales Manager, Exquisite Weddings

Hometown: San Diego, California
Make me a reservation at: Crack Shack, no reservation required
My job in 3 words: All about love
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: As local and a beer girl, this one felt like it was written just for me.

Kirsten Clark Sales Manager, Hatch

Hometown: San Jose, California
Make me a reservation at: Southwest Airlines. I love weekend getaways!
My job in 3 words: Learn something new!
Hatch feature everyone must read: Is a Cancer Breakthrough Living at the Bottom of the Sea?

 

The Marketers

Jennifer Rea Director of Marketing & Brand Development

Hometown: San Luis Obispo, California
Make me a reservation at: Brooklyn Girl
My job in 3 words: Bigger, better, branding
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: Let’s Brunch!

Bethany Odell Senior Event Consultant

Hometown: Fredonia, New York
Make me a reservation at: Pacific Coast Grill
My job in 3 words: Fun, fast-paced, events
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: Operation: Get Healthy

Fiona Leung Senior Event Manager

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Make me a reservation at: Bellamy's Restaurant and Wrench & Rodent Seabasstropub
My job in 3 words: Make it happen.
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: Shape Shifters

Kaylie Rolin Project Manager, San Diego Festival of the Arts

Hometown: Sacramento, California
Make me a reservation at: Cowboy Star
My job in 3 words: Best job ever!
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: 2014 Best Restaurants

Amy Dunphy Marketing Coordinator

Hometown: Creston, Iowa
Make me a reservation at: Davanti Enoteca
My job in 3 words: Assisting sales/marketing
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: 27 Secret San Diego Spots

 

The Organizers

Trina Thayne Director of Sales Administration

Hometown: Poway, California
Make me a reservation at: Cucina Enoteca
My job in 3 words: Fun and ever-changing
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: Best Restaurants 2014

Jamie Miller Production Specialist

Hometown: Akron, Ohio
Make me a reservation at: Kafe Sobaka
My job in 3 words: Production, Deadline, Masterpiece!
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: Secret San Diego

Shari Taylor Audience Development Director

Hometown: Vista, California
Make me a reservation at: La Costa Spa
My job in 3 words: Subscriptions and newsstands
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: Top 10 New Restaurants 2014

Kyra Hillenmeyer Project Manager, Custom Content

Hometown: San Diego, California
Make me a reservation at: Et Voila!
My job in 3 words: Done? Good. Next?
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: 24 Reasons to Love San Diego Right Now

 

The Techies

David Martin Digital Media Director

Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts and Montpelier, Vermont
Make me a reservation at: The Pearl
My job in 3 words: Click, click, click
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: SD Food News with Troy Johnson

Sanna Boman Coates  Digital Production Manager & Editor

Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden
Make me a reservation at: Kindred
My job in 3 words: All things web
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: San Diego's Best Beer

 

The Problem Solvers

Veronica Graham Accounting Specialist

Hometown: Murrieta, CA
Make me a reservation at: Donovan’s Steakhouse
My job in 3 words: Money, more money
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: 52 Weekend Getaways

Rita Weiss Executive Assistant

Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Make me a reservation at: Bo Beau in Ocean Beach
My job in 3 words: Fun and varied
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: Remembering Mr. Padre

Gabi Palffy Office Assistant

Hometown: Orinda, California
Make me a reservation at: Craft & Commerce
My job in 3 words: Here to help!
San Diego Magazine feature everyone must read: San Diego’s Best Boutique Fitness 2017

 

Contributors

Editorial

Contributing Writers | Corey Brock, Angela Carone, Derrik Chinn, Ron Donoho, Dave Good, Erin Jackson, Rachel Laing, Nate Martins, Tina Mickelson, Christina Orlovsky Page, Christine Pasalo, Archana Ram, Ann Wycoff
Contributing Copy Editor | Stephanie Thompson

Art

Contributing Photographers | Rebecca Batista, Robert Benson, Graham Blair, Paul Body, Dhanraj Emanuel, Sergio Fernandez, Eddie Garcia, Luis Garcia, Rob Hammer, Sam Hodgson, Corey Jenkins, Taryn Kent, Lauren Radack, Jay Reilly, Jennifer Siegwart, John Trice, Sam Wells
Contributing Artists | Kristina Micotti, Thomas White

Sales/Marketing

Publication Director of Charitable Events Registry | Joyce Glazer

 

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