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Ardal Powell PO Box 148, Hillsdale NY m: (518) 779-6188 http://www.linkedin.

com/in/ardal SUMMARY A humanities and social science editor with a successful record in the business of making and selling books, and energized by opportunities for new business mod els to grow the industry. Well-connected in interdisciplinary studies; skilled i n financial and data analysis, project management, database and graphic/web desi gn, contracting, and communications. OBJECTIVE Looking to contribute experience gained in a position of broad responsibility at a small academic press to an scholarly or university press publishing team open to the opportunities of change and innovation. WORK HISTORY ~ Pendragon Press Hillsdale, NY, United States 2007 - 2010 Director of Operations Designed, documented, staffed, and implemented routines for office and warehouse operations, data sharing, project management, financial controls and reporting, and editorial workflow, leading to efficiencies that a Increased working capital from operations by 150% within one year a Raised productivity by 300% over 3 years a Grew net profit at a steady annual rate of 40% ~ Traverso (ISSN 1041-7494) Hudson, NY, United States 1989 - 2009 Editor Founded and edited international quarterly newsletter for researchers, players, collectors, and makers of historical woodwind instruments. Electronic distributi on since 2000; published 10-year compilations in 1999 and 2009, as well as a ser ies of subject-related volumes. ~ Folkers Flute Co Ltd Hudson, NY, United States 1984 - 2009 President and Chief Financial Officer Co-founded and managed company to research, manufacture, and sell specialized hi gh-end musical instruments through direct retail, trade shows, websites, and dis tributors; achieved strong international reputation; produced and sold 1000 unit s with a gross value of $3 million. ~ Scholarly Author and Editor Hillsdale, NY, United States 1992 - Present Books for University Presses of Cambridge, Oxford, Yale, and others; numerous sc holarly journal articles and reviews. Editions in progress for Routledge, Pendra gon Press. Journal Editorial Board and society committee service. General Editor of two musicology series for Pendragon. Interdisciplinary research, applying concepts and methods from the sociology of

culture and of technology to music history, with a particular focus on musical p erformance, instruments, and taste. EDUCATION * Cambridge University Cambridge, United Kingdom PhD, Music Research in organology and the history, historiography, and sociology of music. * Yale Publishing Course New Haven, CT, United States Jul 2010 - Jul 2010 Leadership Strategies in a Time of Transition Faculty included Robert E. Baensch, Joseph Galarneau, Bruce Judson, Martin Levin , Carolyn Pittis, Dominique Raccah, Paul Saffo, and Tom Turvey. * Fred Pryor Seminars Accounting for Managers, Advanced Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project, Coaching Skills for Managers * Columbia County Community College Greenport, United States Business Law * Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag, Netherlands Certificaat, Baroque Flute Performance * Cambridge University Cambridge, United Kingdom MA, English SKILLS * Software (Expert) 10+ Years Experience, (Currently in use) Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook); QuickBooks; Adobe I nDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver; Sony Sound Forge; Windows XP, Mac OSX. * Book Databases (Expert) 10+ Years Experience, (Currently in use) Bowkerlink, Publisher Alley (Baker & Taylor), Library of Congress Copyright, Ven dor Central Languages (Intermediate) * Languages 10+ Years Experience, (Currently in use) French, German, Dutch; Visual Basic, HTML/CSS, Javascript, Perl/CGI, PHP