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Mark B. Johnston PRESIDENT & CEO “What I love most about Greenville is its wonderful blend of southern heritage mixed with a very cosmopolitan and diverse culture. And its fantastic future.” Founder, Publisher, and President of Community Journals, the company simply wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for Mark’s...

Douglas J. Greenlaw CHAIRMAN From 1991 to 1994, Douglas J. Greenlaw served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Whittle Communications' Venture Division as well as President of Channel One News. Previously, he had been President of Sales and Promotional Marketing for MTV Networks, a division of Viacom. He was...

Susan Schwartzkopf GENERAL MANAGER As GM of Community Journals, Susan manages the strategic initiatives of the company and its publications. With more than 25 years of newspaper publishing experience, Susan has worked for daily newspapers in Fort Myers, FL, Columbia, SC, Greenville, SC and Asheville, NC. In...

Holly Hardin VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS “Give me the mission, get out of my way and watch it flourish.”  I keep the trains running on track and on time. I see the folks I am privileged to call my team as the rail cars, each carrying their portion...

Kristi Fortner ACCOUNTING AND HR MANAGER Kristi is a “jack of all trades” at Community Journals. Her primary role is to assist the President & CEO with anything that is needed. This includes human resources, overseeing the accounting department, fire fighter and chief calendar cat herder. She...

Blair Knobel TOWN EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Blair brought her integral aesthetic to Community Journals eight years ago as part of the editorial team that created TOWN, beginning first as managing editor to founding editor, Jack Bacot, then rising to the role of editor-in-chief in September 2012. Prior to that, Blair...

Lynn Greenlaw AT HOME EDITOR-IN-CHIEF “I’m most passionate about offering our readers the best quality home oriented magazine in the market. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the interesting homeowners, builders and craftsmen that I’ve been privileged to have met during the last 15 years.” Lynn has a long history in...

Rick Spruill GREENVILLE JOURNAL AND UPSTATE BUSINESS JOURNAL MANAGING EDITOR Rick Spruill is Managing Editor of the Greenville Journal and Upstate Business Journal. In this role, he manages the digital and print publishing process while providing creative direction to a team of talented journalists, freelancers and contributors. A...

Sherry Jackson GREENVILLE JOURNAL AND UPSTATE BUSINESS JOURNAL EXECUTIVE EDITOR Sherry Jackson is Executive Editor of the Greenville Journal and Upstate Business Journal. In this role, she oversees all digital and print content for both publications. Jackson was a senior staff writer for the Upstate Business Journal...

Alex Cooper STAFF WRITER Alex Cooper is a staff writer for Community Journals, writing for The Greenville Journal and the Upstate Business Journal. A native of Easley, he recently moved back to the Upstate after a decade away. He earned his B.A. in Government and Community Studies...