USGlass™ Editorial Staff
PUBLISHER: Debra Levy
Debra is the publisher of USG
lass magazine and president of its parent company, Key Communications Inc. Levy (who points out she started her career at a very young age) is finishing her 30th year in the glass information services industry. She is the author of numerous articles about the glass industry as well as a number of special publications for the industry, including the Guide to Safety Glazing. She is a frequent speaker about the industry and sits on the ANSI Z97 Architectural Safety Glazing Committee, among others.
EDITOR: Ellen Rogers
Ellen is a graduate of Peace College with a degree in journalism, has 13 years of experience in the glass industry, having served as assistant editor, then editor, of USG
lass. She also applies her expertise toward editing USG
lass’ specialized supplement: the Architects’ Guide to Glass.
ASSISTANT EDITOR: Kaitlan Mitchell
Kaitlan graduated from Ball State University with a degree in Journalism, concentrating in Magazine Development, minoring in Digital Media. She joined the editorial team of Key Communications in 2012 after previously working for USA Field Hockey as a freelance reporter.
CONTRIBUTING EDITOR: Penny Stacey
Penny has covered the glass industry for nine years and has worked on a variety of publications for parent company Key Communications Inc., including USG
lass and its sister publications, DWM
™ and Window Film
magazines. She originally joined the company as editorial assistant for USGlass. She most recently served as editor of AGRR magazine and its daily enewsletter, www.glassBYTEs.com™, and has spoken before industry groups about issues of importance to glass shop owners.
CONTRIBUTING EDITOR: Tara Taffera
Tara has 14 years of experience in the industry, most notably as publisher and editor of USG
lass' sister publication, Door and Window Manufacturer
magazine. She launched the magazine in 2000 and was responsible for its strong growth following its debut.
CONTRIBUTING EDITOR: Megan Headley
Megan is the special projects editor for USG
lass magazine and enters her eighth year with Key Communications. Headley, who holds a degree in English from the University of Mary Washington, is the former editor of Key’s Mold & Moisture Management magazine. She served as an assistant editor of USG
lass for three years before taking over as editor four years ago and special projects editor this Spring.
CONTRIBUTING EDITOR: Charles Cumpston
Charles is finishing his 30th year in glass publications. Cumpston is one of the most widely respected glass industry journalists in the world. He began his career at Glass Digest (now defunct), followed by six years at another glass-related magazine. He moved to USG
lass in 2005, saving, as he says, “the best for last.” Cumpston is a noted industry author who specializes in international issues. Today he contributes his vast knowledge of the industry to USG
lass’ exclusive industry interviews and features.