PCG team

PCG can only offer the great range of publishing sales support, marketing support and research support services for publishers and libraries, because of our great team. The PCG team are experts in their disciplines and provide a wealth of knowledge in the publishing and library markets, for our clients.

PCG are here to help, so get in contact with us today and let us help in unlocking your tomorrow.

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PCG Management Team

Donna LoewsGlobal Content Sales Director of PCG

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As Global Content Sales Director of PCG, Donna leads a global sales team of knowledgeable, seasoned sales executives in the delivery of content and services to libraries on behalf of our partners in the scholarly publishing market. Fifteen years ago, Donna started at PCG as a dedicated North American sales representative to a single publisher.  Along the way, she expanded her knowledge of international markets by managing a dedicated global team for a key partner. In the last few years, Donna has been involved in the full spectrum of PCG’s business offerings. Throughout her tenure, Donna has helped PCG grow as a dynamic, nimble company.

Always a sales person, before joining PCG Donna sold in a variety of markets, from architectural/building to advertising to pharmaceutical with stories to tell from each!

Heather Lantz – Business Operations and North American Sales Director

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Heather has direct line management responsibility for the North American Team and sales strategies, industry knowledge, and marketing initiatives that support PCG and Ingenta. She has her master’s degree in Communication and New Media from Spring Arbor University and her bachelor’s in business administration from William Tyndale College. She has been a part of the PCG team since 2016 and began her career here as a sales executive for the corporate market. Heather has over 16+ years within the Educational Sales market with experience selling eBooks, databases, and journal subscriptions within the K12, Public, Corporate, and Academic markets.

Louise Howes – Strategic Sales and Marketing Research Manager

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Louise Howes joined PCG as European Business Development Manager in 2015, since then Louise has taken on a number of roles and responsibilities, including heading up the telemarketing division, then becoming the Strategic Sales and Market Research Manager, where she works with publishers from around the world executing bespoke research projects, ranging from brand awareness and market perception studies, to customer surveys that inform product development strategies and case study interviews for marketing purposes. With over 18 years of publishing industry related experience, Louise is also now part of the Ingenta marketing team, where she assists in devising marketing campaigns for Ingenta and PCG’s range of publishing solutions and services.


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Nan Frost – Senior Sales Representative, North America

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Nan Frost is a Senior Sales Consultant, North America with PCG representing The Royal Society. She has extensive experience delivering high-quality digital and technology-driven solutions within the Academic Library, Corporate Library, and Higher Education Publishing industries. She has a proven track record of driving multi-million dollar territory revenue targets and consistently overachieving goals during the course of her career. Nan’s expertise is in solution-selling to faculty, librarians, and academic leaders to solve problems and deliver results. Nan is member of the Town & County Club of Hartford as well as a member of the Parish Advisory Council and Choir at St. John Fisher Church in Marlborough, CT.

Kelly Clifton – Senior Sales Representative, North America

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Kelly Clifton is currently representing RedLink, for North America. Her job responsibility is to work with library consortiums and other buying cooperatives as well as selling directly into all library markets.  Prior to taking on the RedLink role, Kelly represented PCG as a senior sales consultant to the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics for almost 3 years. She closed $1 million dollars of new business sales in 2019. Kelly started working for publishing/library sales back in 2002 with Thomson Gale (now Cengage Gale) and moved on to Greenwood Publishing and then to Ingram Library Services.  In all, almost 20 years of publishing/library employment and passionately enjoys working with librarians. Kelly earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration, with summa cum laude honors, from William Tyndale College in 2002.

Kate Vincent – Senior Sales Representative, North America

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Kate Vincent is currently representing SAE International to all government libraries in the US. Her specific focus, now, is working with Federal Libraries. Before joining PCG, she worked at Gale and has extensive experience working with Academic and Federal Libraries as well as Public Libraries. Initially when she joined PCG, Kate was selling usage statistics software in North America for RedLink. She discovered that working with Consortium and buying groups was the best and most successful approach. Agreements with many major US Academic consortia and buying groups were established. Also, Kate has had several years of sales experience with Integrated Library Systems, such as Notis and SIRSI. This expansive experience allows her to understand what a library needs in order to make purchases.

Karen Coburn – Sales Representative, North America

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Karen is the representative for ICE Publishing, North America and the Geological Society of London. Karen has worked over 15+ years in eLearning and publishing sales to library, school, K-12, corporate, medical-related, public and academic markets.

Karen used to work independently on projects with CHOICE, Proquest and The Charleston Company focusing on higher education development. She has an extensive background working with academic libraries whilst Basch/Prenax and Greenwood Publishing/ABC-CLIO has given her broad experience in ebook, database and serial subscription sales.

Dilip Jha Kumar – Sales Representative, India

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Dilip Jha Kumar (D.K.) joined PCG as a Country Manager for in India in May of 2011. Before joining PCG, D.K. worked at Balani Infotech where he sold electronic resources for scholarly publishers and managed a team of representatives in North India. As a Country Manager for India, D.K. participates in and represents PCG at a number of conferences while maintaining relationships with librarians and expanding business for publishers in the Indian market. D.K. holds a Bachelors in Science with Honors in Chemistry, as well as a Masters in Business Administration.

Alexis Kolbin – Sales representative Latin America

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Alexis Kolbin was most recently a sales executive and training specialist with Dotlib. He has strong and established connections at the academic and consortia level in Mexico and other parts of Latin America. Alexis’s expertise on the Mexican market is especially valuable as the Mexican consortia CONRICyT is a key client, his familiarity with the CONRICyT team will be of great benefit on the sales front. Alexis is based in Mexico City. Sales representative Latin America

Joao Marcos Abreu – Sales representative, Latin America

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Joao Marcos is Marketing & Sales professional with a bachelor degree in Advertising and two MBAs in Business Management and E-Business. Joao has extensive experience in Sales, Direct Marketing, Digital Marketing, e-Business, New Business development. Joao have been acting as a strategic sales executive, developing and leading teams in companies from different segments such as: Publishing, Insurance, Record Music, Internet and Advertising Agencies. As the PCG Sales Representative for Latin America, Joao is responsible for the relationship with CAPES, the largest consortium in South America, as well as many other institution within the region.

Jane Potee – RedLink, Library Sales

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With over 30 plus years in the Library industry, Jane is a former Medical Library Director who transitioned into a variety of Library Vendor roles working with Special, Government and Academic Libraries across the US and Canada.

Jane remains active with the Michigan Chapter of SLA (Special Libraries Association), serving as Chapter President in 2017. For the past three years, Jane has served on the Community Advisory Panel- CAP of Detroit Public Television. Jane is a proud Alumni of Ball State University with both a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Library Science and Industrial Technology.

PCG are here to help, so get in contact with us today and let us help in unlocking your tomorrow.

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