September 17-19, 2023

Hotel Contessa San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

ECPA’s annual C-Suite Symposium presents the only opportunity within Christian publishing where C-level executives—from large to small houses—can engage at a meaningful level with expert information and trends relevant to their unique roles in leading the industry.



Dr. Allen Yeh

Professor of Missiology, Biola University
Understanding Global Christianity

Dr. Michael Lindsay

President, Taylor University
Leading Teams through Organizational Hinge Moments

Kathryn Scanland

Organizational Process Consultant, Greystone Global
Change Management Practices for a More Effective Succession

Luke Lewis

Director of Publishing, Langham Literature
New Paradigms in Global Ministry Publishing: A Case Study

Alejandro Mandes

Strategic VP, Workforce Hope, Embracing the New Samaria
Publishing New Voices, Reaching New Audiences

Deborah Sàenz Gonzalez

Associate Acquisitions and Developmental Editor, NavPress
Publishing New Voices, Reaching New Audiences

Kristen McLean

Executive Director of Business Development, Circana
Forecasts and Opportunities in Christian Publishing

Katelyn Beaty

Author and Editorial Director, Brazos Press
Are Personas, Platforms and Profits Harming the Church?

Cris Doornbos

Founder, Leader Shaping
How is Organizational Culture Shaped in Our Remote Environment?

Trillia Newbell

Author and Acquisitions Director, Moody Publishers
Sunday conversation and Spouse program
  • “The topics and sessions are so good, yet the biggest value is the building of relationships with other publishers and the sense of common goal in what we all do to serve the world for God's kingdom!”
    Doug Lockhart
    SVP Sales and Centralized Marketing, HarperCollins Christian Publishing
  • “It was wonderful to connect with people again and learn together. The information gained at this event will impact my thinking and that of my team in the days ahead.”
    Terumi Echols
    President and Publisher, InterVarsity Press
  • “ECPA continues to provide outstanding training and guidance for Christian publishing. From production, leadership training, and to legal issue the ECPA is in the forefront of helping to expand our ministry. Thanks ECPA.”
    Bob Whitaker
    President, Whitaker House Publishers
  • “There are many ways to learn, but my favorite is learning from others. These ECPA events are rich with enlightening presentations and inspiring conversations. I look forward to gathering every year.”
    Paul Santhouse
    VP & Publisher, Moody Publishers
  • “It was great to get away and have some fellowship with those from other houses. I started implementing some of the things I learned immediately after returning to work, with success!”
    Bryce Craig
    President, P&R Publishing Company
  • “ECPA's C-Suite Symposium is a great way to meet and exchange ideas with customers, suppliers and peers.”
    Larry Bennett
    Executive Director North America, Nord Compo

We are grateful for the support of our sponsors

If you are a C-suite executive with an ECPA member company and want to be notified of the latest updates to this event, please contact ECPA to be added to the distribution list for this opportunity. For sponsorship opportunities, contact [email protected].