Title: Co-Founder, Production Manager
Company: YBR Publishing, LLC
Location: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Jack Gannon, Co-Founder and Production Manager at YBR Publishing, LLC, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in publishing.
Backed by a Bachelor of Arts in communications from Winthrop University from 1983, Mr. Gannon spearheaded an eclectic career across publishing, journalism and more. From 1982 to 1987, he worked probations, pardons and parole for the State of South Carolina before working in advertising and accounting for a local furniture business until 1989. From there, Mr. Gannon excelled with Beaufort County South Carolina Emergency Management for 20 years until 2009, as well as with the Beaufort Gazette and The Island Packet for 24 years. Pivoting to the publishing industry, since 2016, he has excelled as the co-founder, production manager, webmaster and finance manager of YBR Publishing, LLC. In his role, Mr. Gannon works one-on-one with each author to create a distinctive visual signature in the book from cover to cover, a trademark style individual to each author with YBR Publishing. Likewise, he is the author of numerous written works.
Mr. Gannon’s love and affinity for writing date back to his youth, in which his father would ask him to fetch the daily newspaper. When he attended Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia, he joined the newspaper club where he learned how to write news and feature stories. In addition, Mr. Gannon and his best friend in high school started writing novels and self-published their first book in 2012. From there, they created the arts literary festival and eventually launched YBR Publishing. Presently, Mr. Gannon holds membership with the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Independent Book Publishers Association and South Carolina’s Writers Association. To attest to his legacy, he has been the recipient of a Retirement Award in Appreciation for 20 Years with Emergency Management as Assistant to the Director. Mr. Gannon also serves on the Liturgy Committee for St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Beaufort as its chairman and the proclaimer ministry chair.
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