32nd Annual Charleston Conference Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition
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Frank Menchaca

Gale, Cengage Learning
Executive Vice President, Research Solutions
Frank Menchaca is executive vice president of Gale, Cengage Learning.  Frank began his career with Gale in 1994. He has held various positions of increasing responsibility since then, including vice president and publisher of four imprints: Charles Scribner's Sons, Macmillan Reference USA, Schirmer Reference and Twayne Publishers, all while continuing the company's Spanish publishing initiative. Among Frank’s accomplishments at Gale are publication of some of its most successful products, as well as the foundation of its digital collections program.  Since 2005, Frank has been in charge of product development for all of Gale’s product lines and markets.
Prior to joining Gale, Mr. Menchaca was acquisitions editor in the subject areas of literature, history, science, current events and music for The Millbrook Press. He also was associate editor with the Weekly Reader Corporation and literary editor with George Braziller Publishers, and held positions with Chelsea House Publishers and John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
In addition to being a publishing executive, Frank is an accomplished and published author and translator. He has written and published short stories, poetry, criticisms and reviews. Frank speaks and writes widely about the information industry.
Frank earned his M.A. in English literature, with honors, from Yale University, and a B.A. in English and Spanish literature, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from New York University.

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