The principals at Brigantine Media have strong marketing and publishing experience. We know what it takes to make a successful book, both with professional editing and design, as well as through marketing muscle.
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Neil Raphel is head of book acquisition for Brigantine Media. He has 25 years of experience in business book publishing and has an extensive background in direct marketing and loyalty marketing.
Neil has co-authored seven books, including Business Success in Tough Times (2009), The Complete Idiot’s Guide to a Successful Family Business (2009), and Up the Loyalty Ladder (1995). Neil has a background in finance and law, and was president of a trading firm in New York City. He is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the University of Texas Law School.
Janis Raye heads the editorial process at Brigantine Media. She works with authors to help them shape their ideas into successful books. Janis is also co-author of four books on marketing and business, including The Complete Idiot’s Guide to a Successful Family Business (2009) and Business Success in Tough Times (2009). Janis has an MBA from Columbia University and a BA from Wellesley College.
Jacob L. Grant
Jacob Grant heads the book design team at Brigantine Media. He also uses his skills as a talented photographer and videographer in the development of websites for individual books. Jacob is also the author (with Mark T. Russell) of two books of fiction, The Stormcaller (2013) and The Dragon (2014).