Cross Honored with CSE Distinguished Service Award

LAWRENCE, Kan. – May 19, 2016 – On Monday, the Council of Science Editors (CSE) recognized Tim Cross, Allen Press Product Education Manager, with a Distinguished Service Award.

Cross has served as a CSE volunteer in a variety of positions for more than 10 years and served as President in 2014-2015. The Distinguished Service award recognizes his contributions to furthering scientific communications and his commitment to CSE and its programs.

“Through his work with CSE, TIm has forged connections with science editor organizations in other countries and helped industry newcomers get connected,” said Maria Preston-Cargill, Vice President of Marketing at Allen Press. “Tim’s awareness of key trends in the scholarly communication industry has  made him a invaluable asset to CSE’s membership.”

As Product Education Manager, Cross manages a portfolio of products that serve scholarly and association customers and curates Allen Press’s annual Emerging Trends educational seminar.

Cross received the award at the CSE Annual Meeting, in Denver, Colorado earlier this week.

About Allen Press, Inc.
Allen Press, Inc., uses top-notch printing, content publishing and precision marketing services to help organizations make their stories come alive.

For further information, contact:
Maria Preston-Cargill, Vice President of Marketing, Allen Press, Inc. | tel: 785.865.9265


David Mack Joins Allen Press as Director of Prepress and Digital

LAWRENCE, Kan. – May 18, 2016 Allen Press, Inc. announces that David Mack joins the team as Director of Prepress and Digital.

“We are excited to have David start collaborating and working with our current staff to find new ways to optimize our prepress operations,” said John Rodriguez, Allen Press Vice President of Production. “He will play an important role in moving our Prepress department forward.”

Mack has over 17 years of prepress management and specializes in optimizing prepress structures and workflows to maximize efficiencies.

Previously, Mack managed prepress operations for Cadmus Communications (Cenveo Publisher Services) and R.R. Donnelley. Most recently Mack was responsible for premedia operations for Trojan Press, Inc. in Kansas City.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Arts Technology Management from the University of Central Missouri and a Commercial Arts Certificate from the Joe Herndon Area Vocational Technical School.


About Allen Press, Inc.
Allen Press, Inc. uses top-notch printing, content publishing and precision marketing services to help organizations make their stories come alive.

For further information, contact:
Maria Preston-Cargill, Director of Marketing, Allen Press, Inc. | tel: 785.865.9265

Industry Sales Leader Kevin Bowen Joins Allen Press

LAWRENCE, Kan. – April 22, 2016 Allen Press, Inc., is pleased to announce that Kevin Bowen will be joining its team as a sales executive in early May.

Bowen comes to the position with over 30 years of print industry experience and will focus on forming partnerships and strategic plans that deliver the results his clients look to achieve.

“We are elated that Kevin is joining our team,” said Martine Padilla, Vice President of Sales. “His deep knowledge of the publication industry gives both his clients, and Allen Press, a wealth of expertise to rely on when developing impactful and on-target cost-effective printing programs.”

Previously, Kevin held sales positions with The Ovid Bell Press, IPC Printing and Quebecor Printing. Bowen’s educational credentials include an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor of Science from Pennsylvania State University.


About Allen Press, Inc.
Allen Press, Inc., uses top-notch printing, content publishing and precision marketing services to help organizations make their stories come alive.

For further information, contact:
Maria Preston-Cargill, Director of Marketing, Allen Press, Inc. | tel: 785.865.9265


Padilla Joins Allen Press as VP of Sales



LAWRENCE, Kan. – February 2, 2016 Allen Press, Inc. is proud to announce that Martine Padilla has been appointed Vice President of Sales and will join the organization in mid-February.

Padilla brings over 30 years of print industry experience to the position in which she will lead sales strategy for printing, distribution, online content hosting and publishing management.

“We are very excited to add Martine to our team. Her knowledge and experience will be a major asset to our company and to all of our customers,” said Randy Radosevich, Allen Press CEO.

Most recently, Padilla served as Retail Production Manager with Sprint’s marketing division and held prior positions as Print Director at Callahan Creek, where she led its Los Angeles graphics and print purchasing team onsite at Toyota Motor Sales, and as Vice President at Mainline Printing in Topeka, where she helped build its Holographic division. She also served as Executive Director of the non-profit Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP).

“I have known of Allen Press, and its outstanding reputation, throughout my printing career. I am so excited to be joining the team in Lawrence,” said Padilla.

Padilla was recognized by PIA Mid-America as a candidate for Print Evangelist of the Year in 2015, an award to honor individuals who share knowledge and insights with the rest of the industry.

Padilla’s educational credentials include a Graphic Printing Certification from Topeka’s Washburn Institute of Technology, certificates for Sustainability and Social Responsibility from the Institute of Supply Management and a Certificate of Excellence, G7 Master Printer from Idealliance.

About Allen Press, Inc.
Allen Press provides a comprehensive portfolio of integrated services in the broad areas of print, online, distribution, and publishing services, collaborating with scholarly societies, professional associations, and corporations worldwide.

For further information, contact:
Maria Preston-Cargill, Director of Publishing, Allen Press, Inc. | tel: 785.865.9265

Annual Seminar Explores Changes in the Scholarly Publishing Ecosystem

LAWRENCE, Kan. – January 20, 2016 – Allen Press, Inc., will present its annual Emerging Trends in Scholarly Publishing™ Seminar titled Sea Change: Challenges and Opportunities in the Publishing Ecosystem on April 21, 2016, at the Embassy Suites DC Convention Center in Washington DC.


At this event, pioneers and explorers in the field of scholarly and electronic publishing will share their experience, expertise, and insight into the depths of industry collaboration, the shifting identity of libraries, the transformational promise of data, new approaches to the journal publication process, the needs of researchers and authors, and shifting tides in the publishing environment.

The stability of libraries is sometimes threatened by change. Keynote speaker Roger Schonfeld, an expert in the evolving roles of the academic library, scholarly publisher, and learned society, will tell us how he sees libraries adapting and developing new strengths as they find their place in the ecosystem going forward.

In a session titled “Symbiosis—Is Collaboration the New Innovation?,” Alice Meadows of ORCID, Kristen Ratan of the Collaborative Knowledge Foundation, and Mike Conlon of Vivo will discuss ways that collaboration between entities that support the scholarly publishing enterprise create efficiency and fuel innovation.

Two new journal models—a Pay What You Want open access journal and one that conducts peer review prior to data collection and analysis—will be presented in the session “Evolving Species—The Journal in Transition” by Graham Brumfield of The Surgery Journal and Sarah Bowman of Registered Reports.

The day will wrap up with a final session titled “Biodiversity—A Healthy Ecosystem Thrives on Fresh Ideas,” presented by Phil Jones of Digital Science, Judy Ruttenberg of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), and Gary Dunham of Indiana University Press. This session will look at the transformational promise of open, linked, and shared data, international repository alignments, and SHARE collaborations, and conclude with an overview of the current trends in scholarly publishing from the perspective of the university press.

Roundtable discussions, a popular regular feature of the seminar, will create an opportunity for in-depth conversation with colleagues in an informal setting. More information—including additional speaker and roundtable topic announcements—will be available at in the coming weeks.

Registration includes breakfast and a networking lunch. For more information or to register, please visit

The Emerging Trends in Scholarly Publishing™ Seminar has been held in Washington, DC, since 2001. Allen Press introduced educational seminars for scholarly publishers more than 30 years ago to bring clients, partners, and experts in the scholarly publishing community together to share knowledge and experience that would help others better understand the issues facing the industry.

For more information, please contact:
Bridget Bowles, Marketing Communications Manager | Tel 785.865.9568