Executive Team | Alexander Street

Executive Team

Stephen Rhind-Tutt 
President

Stephen has worked in electronic publishing for libraries for more than 20 years. Before co-founding Alexander Street in 2000, he worked for Gale, Proquest/Chadwyck-Healey, and SilverPlatter in a number of different roles. During that time he was responsible for the creation or development of more than 400 different products serving a wide range of libraries. He is a frequent speaker at conferences including The Charleston Conference, the American Association of University Presses, the Society of Scholarly Publishers, The Digital Library Federation, CLIR and others. Stephen has a B.A. from University College London and an M.B.A. from Boston University.

Email: rhindtutt@aleanderstreet.com

Eileen Lawrence 
Senior Vice President

Eileen has worked with academic libraries since 1980. She was one of the founders of Alexander Street, after serving as Vice President of Sales at Chadwyck-Healey, Inc.  She has built sales and marketing teams, has designed and executed consortium, regional, and national acquisition offers around the world, and continues to help create Alexander Street’s online collections. Her commitment to creative pricing models and universal access has made it possible for users at all library types to access previously out-of-reach content. Eileen holds a B.A. in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.Ed. from Antioch University. She represents Alexander Street at all key library conferences and serves on the advisory board of the Center for Academic Innovation at Antioch University of New England.

Email: elawrence@alexanderstreet.com

 

Andrea Eastman-Mullins 
Chief Operating Officer

Andrea Eastman-Mullins is the Chief Operating Officer at Alexander Street. She has 20 years of experience publishing for learning and research. Working for Alexander Street, SIRS, Chadwyck-Healey, ProQuest, and the University of North Carolina, Andrea has held multiple roles in the development of more over 100 digital collections used in libraries worldwide. With a B.A. in philosophy and German from Hamilton College and an M.A. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Michigan, Andrea proves you can study Nietzsche and still find a job.

Email: aeastmanmullins@alexanderstreet.com

 

Julie Stevens
General Manager, Asia-Pacific 

Julie Stevens has a long and successful involvement in the electronic publishing industry. She began her career in Melbourne before moving to Sydney, then London. After returning to Australia she took on a management role with a major electronic publishing company, building the business from a small one-person operation to one of the most important players in the region. She then moved to Queensland to accept the challenge of launching Alexander Street in Australia and New Zealand, gradually extending this to a wide international presence around the globe. Rapid success has lead to a need for a regional focus and Julie currently oversees all the company’s growing business across Asia Pacific and the Middle East and is responsible for a highly qualified and motivated team, delivering local and global content across the region.

Email: jstevens@alexanderstreet.com

David Parker 
SVP Editorial and Licensing

David Parker is SVP Video Products and Distribution for Alexander Street a ProQuest company – the leading provider of video, audio and unique, curated databases to the global university library market with more than 12,000 institutional customers. Prior to his role with Alexander Street, David founded Business Expert Press and served as the President of Business Expert Press and its sister company, Momentum Press. BEP and MP specialize in applied, concise ebooks for advanced business and engineering students. Before founding BEP, David was editor-in-chief for business publishing at Pearson Education and a member of Pearson’s global business publishing committee. In his role as editor-in-chief he managed a portfolio of more than 100 titles and media products with revenue in excess of $80 million annually.  During his tenure with Pearson, David participated in or led teams working on a variety of digital learning initiatives including audio study guides, automated homework assessment products, gaming-as-homework initiatives and social media sites for instructor teaching material and open educational resource sharing. 

David holds a bachelor’s degree in international studies from George Fox University and a Master’s Degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Arizona. He has also completed executive education in business at City University Seattle and the University of Chicago. David is the author of The Blurring Line column in Against the Grain and a frequent adviser to book publishers navigating the print to digital transition.

Email:dparker@alexanderstreet.com

 

Adam Gardner
General Manager, Europe

Adam has worked in the information industry for more than 15 years and has held sales and commercial roles with Ovid, CABI, and Swets before joining Alexander Street Press in mid-2014. He has led sales teams globally in serving customers at all levels, be they single-site institutions or national consortia. Before moving into the commercial world, Adam worked in the university sector, first as a post-doctoral researcher and then with Jisc, experiences that have given him a great understanding of institutional libraries. He is based in the UK and travels widely around Europe as part of his role.

Email: agardner@alexanderstreet.com