Publishing Experts with Decades of Experience
There’s no substitute for experience. Who better to help you than those that have faced similar challenges and developed effective solutions? When partnering with Westchester, you will work with publishing professionals who collectively have decades of experience from many of the leading companies in the industry. Experience and excellence, that is what you can expect when you work with Westchester.
Our Management Team
Dennis J. Pistone
Chairman of the Board
Dennis is the founder and Chairman of the Board of Westchester Publishing Services, and started his company as a typesetting business in 1969 based out of New York City. Full bio
Paul J. Crecca |
President & Chief Executive Officer
Paul is our president, chief executive officer, ESOP administrator and member of our board of directors. Full bio
Tyler M. Carey |
Chief Revenue Officer
Tyler joined Westchester in 2014 and is responsible for generating new revenue and strengthening the relationships with Westchester’s clients. Full bio
Kevin J. Gray |
President & Chief Content Officer, Education Services
As President & Chief Content Officer, Kevin leads our business development and market expansion efforts for Education Services. Full bio
Tim Davies |
CEO, Westchester Group, U.K.
Tim joined Westchester in 2018 as Managing Director of our newly established Westchester Publishing Services U.K. affiliate. Full bio
Terry Colosimo |
Vice President, Editorial Services
Terry joined Westchester in 2002, beginning her career in the Composition Department. Full bio
Wendy has been a member of Westchester’s editorial services team since 2009, when she joined the company as Production Manager. In January 2022, Wendy was promoted to the position of Director, Editorial Services.
Wendy’s background includes multi-volume reference, academic, trade, and mass market, at publishers including Berkley Publishing Group, Random House, M.E. Sharpe, and Infobase Learning. With more than thirty years of experience in editorial production, project management, quality control, and scheduling, Wendy continues to focus on striving for excellence and meeting the unique needs of each client and project.
Scott joined Westchester as a typesetter in 1998. He has played an integral role in several areas of the company since that time, including developing and implementing the first completely electronic workflows; being the primary typesetter and script developer of the earliest XML-first work; providing feedback and training to the offshore composition facility that Westchester would eventually acquire; implementing the transition from Quark to InDesign; building Westchester’s EPUB conversion capabilities; and growing Westchester’s capacity in the humanities journal space. In his current role, Scott works closely with our stateside customer service representatives and our offshore composition and digital production managers to help ensure a smooth workflow for our clients’ projects.
Deb Taylor |
Director, Business Development & Marketing
Deb is our Director of Business Development and Marketing, working across our three business units to identify strategic initiatives and new services that will benefit our publisher and content provider clients around the world. Full bio
Michael Jon Jensen |
In 2015, Michael joined Westchester Publishing Services to apply his depth of digital technology experience to our platforms and systems.
Celeste Bilyard |
Director, Journal Services
Celeste joined Westchester’s growing journals department in 2008 and has made significant contributions to ensure we meet the expanding needs of our clients. Full bio
Our India Management Team
Dilip Chacko |
Founder & Managing Director – Antares Publishing Services, Ltd. (Westchester’s wholly-owned composition subsidiary)
Dilip founded Antares Publishing Services in 2002, a composition typesetting services firm that was fully acquired by Westchester in 2008. Full bio
Mona Tiwary |
Director of Offshore Publishing Services
Mona joined Westchester in 2015, opening an office in New Delhi, India to establish an offshore editorial project management service as a cost effective alternative to our domestic editorial project management service. Full bio
Our Sales Team
Hugh Shiebler |
Director, Client Solutions
In his role as Director of Client Solutions, Hugh helps Westchester’s clients in the academic publishing, university press, industry trade publishing, and policy group spaces to identify the editorial and workflow solutions that best complement their publications’ requirements. Full bio
Bill Foley |
Key Accounts Manager
Bill has been with Westchester from the early days of its founding, and has developed long-standing, deep relationships with Westchester clients. Full bio
Nicole Tomassi |
Marketing and Conference Manager
In her present role as Marketing and Conference Manager, Nicole develops and executes marketing initiatives for Westchester Publishing Services and Westchester Education Services. Full bio