Ami McConnell is former Editor-in-Chief and Vice President of Howard Books/Simon & Schuster. Her editing credits include many New York Timesbestsellers and numerous award-winners. She has edited renowned authors Colleen Coble, Ted Dekker, Karen Kingsbury, Max Lucado, Frank Peretti, and Wm. Paul Young. McConnell served on the Advisory Board of The Buechner Institute at King College and is an active member of the Women’s National Book Association. She’s the co-author with Candace Cameron Bure of the USA Today bestseller Kind Is the New Classy (Zondervan/HarperCollins).