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Please e-mail or call us at info@braungroupllc.com and phone 216-287-3131. Our mailing address is:
The Braun Group, 2906 Woodbury Rd., Shaker Heights, OH 44120.

Team

Becca Braun
Becca Braun
President
Becca is an entrepreneur, venture developer, consultant, and author who loves capturing other people’s adventures in books and visual biographies. Her work has been featured in a variety of media, including blogs, newspapers, books, and speeches. Becca graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a Linguistics degree from Harvard University. She received her MBA from Harvard Business School and has spent her career starting companies and organizations and helping them grow. Becca also loves competitive sports, such as running, cross-country skiing and sailing, and slowly learning new steps in weekly ballroom dance lessons with her husband. She lives with her family in Shaker Heights, Ohio.
Stacy Goldberg
Stacy Goldberg
Director
Stacy is an entrepreneur, writer, and editor who has helped grow companies in the technology, education, and other industries. She is an award-winning photographer who leads our book design and production, as well as our General Biographies business. Stacy has an undergraduate degree in English and Spanish literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta School of Business. She loves birdwatching, cooking, gardening, and competing with her husband, also an entrepreneur, for the maximum number of steps on her Fitbit. Stacy lives with her family in Cleveland, Ohio.
Mary Vanac
Mary Vanac
Editor & Research Manager
Mary is an entrepreneur, researcher, and editor who has worked as a business journalist at three leading newspapers. She researches and edits our books and writes copy for our website and marketing materials. Mary received her undergraduate degree in English from John Carroll University, an MA in Journalism from Kent State University, and an MBA from Baldwin-Wallace College. When she’s not writing about business, she is digging in the dirt, developing her Geauga County, Ohio, farm for organic food production.
Scott Lax
Scott Lax
Senior Writer
Scott writes nonfiction, novels, plays, business content, and for television and film. He holds a BA in English from Hiram College, studied Shakespeare at Cambridge, was a Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference Scholar in Nonfiction and Sewanee Writers’ Conference Fellow in Fiction. The recipient of numerous writing awards, Scott’s been called, “A master wordsmith of the first order,” by The Midwest Book Review, and The Denver Post named his first novel one of the 1998’s “milestones in fiction.” Scott also teaches screenwriting at the Cleveland Institute of Art. He enjoys swimming and biking, and lives in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, with his wife and son.
Bryn Adams
Bryn Adams
Visual Narrator
Bryn offers nearly unrivaled skill in illustrative storytelling. She received her BA from the University of Chicago and her Masters in visual narrative from the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont. When not freelancing with The Braun Group, Bryn works as a business editor; she also enjoys a cappella singing, skiing, and finding new craft beers.
John Knowles
John Knowles
Operations
John runs The Braun Group’s operations and ensures our content is safe, easily accessible, and well organized. He also is a PMP (Project Management Professional), working as a project manager at a large financial services company. John graduated from Wheaton College with a BA in Psychology and earned an MBA in Marketing from Southern New Hampshire University. He lives in Providence, RI and enjoys music, photography, boating and fishing.