Jeff Crosby is an organizational leader who has spent four decades working in the world of words and ideas through roles in bookselling, publishing, and now as president and CEO of a trade association of publishers. He served as the executive director of The Association of Logos Bookstores, a vice president at Ingram Book Company, and for many years in executive positions at IVP, a publisher in the Chicago area.
His previous written work has appeared in numerous publications including CRUX, Conversations Journal, Living Lutheran Magazine, and Books & Culture (online). He is the editor and compiler of Days of Grace Through the Year, a collection of meditations curated from the work of the ethicist and popular writer Lewis B. Smedes.
Crosby earned an undergraduate degree in journalism and a master's degree in leadership development, where his area of special emphasis was creating mentoring cultures in organizations. He has been married to Cindy Crosby, a writer, educator, and naturalist, for more than 40 years, and has two grown children and six grandchildren.