Find out about the people behind PassageMaker Magazine and PassageMaker Events

Jonathan Cooper | Editor-In-Chief
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Brian Lind| Associate Editor

Geoffrey Leech | Associate Publisher & General Manager
Geoff has been with PassageMaker Magazine since the summer of 2003. In his role as Advertising Sales Director he is responsible for a spirited team of talented sales professionals covering print, online and event sales. His passion for boating evolved from his childhood spent exploring the Chesapeake Bay in variety of watercraft.
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Will Carlsen | Event Sales Manager
Will joined PassageMaker in the Spring of 2006. He grew up in the Annapolis area where he acquired a love for the water at an early age. Will handles the exhibitor sales on both land and water, for the PassageMaker Events Series and has enjoyed meeting readers and advertisers at various locations around the country.
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Megan Gildea | Marketing & Events Coordinator
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Amy Darling | Ad Traffic Coordinator
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Pamela Batchelder | Business Manager
Pamela comes to PassageMaker as the Office Manager with a strong background in management and finance. After graduating from UMUC in 2004 with her MBA she became the VP of finance and operations for a contracting company in Annapolis. Before that, she had a great deal of experience in many areas of business from accounting, operations, human resources, contracting, and management. Pamela was raised in Forestville, Maryland and decided with her husband to move here to Annapolis in 2002. When she isn’t working she keeps busy with her children Thomas, Joseph and Catherine and all of the family pets. Her family is proud to sponsor four Naval Academy midshipmen each year. She has a diverse range of hobbies from gardening, music, dance, working out, reading, sewing, and dog training. For all you Redskin fans, she was a Redskins cheerleader years ago to a Super Bowl championship team.
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