Ladislaus J. Bolchazy, PhD, deceased (VITA), was co-owner and president of Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, a company devoted primarily to the ancient world, classics, and textbooks. His PhD is from SUNY Albany in Classics and his MA, also in classics, is from NYU. His special interests in teaching and research were the history of ethical concepts in the ancient world, comparative mythology, computer-oriented research in the Latin language, and Slavic studies. He previously served as a classics professor at Loyola University Chicago and also at Millersville State University, Pennsylvania. Author of the book Hospitality in Antiquity, he gave a number of papers at conferences and also developed a radio series on myth ("Myth Is Truth," 14 programs in comparative mythology broadcast by Loyola University and Triton College.) Furthermore, he was the co-founder and coeditor of the Ancient World (1978–1991) and the editor of the Classical Bulletin (1991–2008), two scholarly journals. He was also the president of the Slovak American International Cultural Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that published English translations of Slovak literature and promoted Slovak art. Lou met the goals he established for SAICF, and it is now time to pass the torch. In Jan. of 2013, SAICF ceased to exist as a non-profit corporation and other Slovak organizations will take over its functions.

Marie C. Bolchazy, EdD, Owner and President of Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, is involved in all aspects of the company, but her primary focus is on sales and promotion. She also works closely with the editors. She has a MS degree from Cornell University and an EdD degree from the State University of New York in Albany. Prior to joining Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers fulltime, she taught at all levels from elementary through college and worked as reading/language arts coordinator for several public school districts and as an associate editor for Holt, Rinehart and Winston. She can be contacted at marie@bolchazy.com.

Allan Bolchazy, Vice President of Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, manages the business operations including financial oversight, contracts, and promotion. He has a BS in Construction Engineering from Iowa State University. Prior to joining Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers fulltime, he was a project manager of transportation design projects. He can be contacted at abolchazy@bolchazy.com.

Donald Sprague, Editor, studied at Williams College and at the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome as well as with the Vergilian Society and has done graduate work in leadership and organizational change studies. He taught Latin and Greek, founded the Honors Program, established a summer study tour of Italy and Greece, and served as an administrator for over 25 years at Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Illinois. He regularly develops and leads adult education tours of Roman and Greek sites. He served as treasurer of the Illinois Classical Conference for fourteen years and served two terms as president of the Chicago Classical Club. He has also served as a board member for the Northern Illinois Scholastic Press Association. In 1990, Sprague received the Illinois Latin Teacher of the Year award and the Illinois Lt. Governor's Award. Sprague currently serves as an adjunct professor of humanities at Kennedy-King College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago. He can be contacted at don@bolchazy.com

Bridget Dean, PhD, Managing Editor, holds her PhD and MA from The Ohio State University and her BA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Bridget has taught at The Ohio State University and Ohio Wesleyan University and has worked with high school students, both as a tutor to home-schooled students and as an instructor for the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth. She can be contacted at bridget@bolchazy.com.

Laurel Draper, Editor, edits books at all stages of production and is involved in managing textbook adoptions. She interned with Bolchazy-Carducci in 2010 prior to joining the company in 2011. She graduated from Calvin College with a BA in classical languages (honors) and English. She can be contacted at laurel@bolchazy.com.

Connor Hart, Social Media and Editorial Assistant, helps manage multiple social media accounts while taking on minor editing assignments. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a BA in English and in classical languages in 2014 and subsequently joined Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers. He can be contacted at connor@bolchazy.com

David Fiedelman, Director of Finance, is chiefly responsible for fiscal management, customer service, and strategic planning. David earned a BA in Political Science from Miami University and an MBA, with a concentration in Finance, at Xavier University. After spending nearly 25 years as a circulation executive with Gannett, David joined Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers in 2006. David loves to hear from our customers and business partners . . . please contact him at dfiedelman@bolchazy.com or 847.388.7129.

Linda Lochmayer, Customer Service Professional, will either answer questions or direct you to the proper person who will help answer your questions. She processes all orders and assists with any problems or concerns you may have about your Bolchazy-Carducci book order. She joined Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers in April of 1999, after moving to Wauconda, IL, from Bloomington MN. In Minnesota Linda worked in the tax division of a large corporation. An inveterate volunteer, Linda first began assisting at the Wauconda schools and now volunteers for Wauconda special events and the weekly farmers' market. She can be contacted at info@bolchazy.com or orders@bolchazy.com.

Michael Frazier, Specialist/Inventory and Shipping, has been with B-C since August of 2004. He is responsible for the fulfillment of orders. He tracks shipments, verifies receiving, and sees that the stock gets to the correct locations within the warehouse. He can be contacted at mike@bolchazy.com.

Rene Vela, Shipping & Logistics Specialist, joined B-C in September of 2015. He is responsible for the fulfillment of orders. He receives shipments, maintains warehouse records, and maintains products we distribute. He can be contacted at rene@bolchazy.com.

Jody Cull, Production and eLearning Manager, has been at Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers since 2002. She is in charge of coordinating with the editors and designer, the design and production of Bolchazy-Carducci print and eProducts, and working with vendors seeing projects through completion. She can be contacted at jcull@bolchazy.com.

Adam Velez, Senior Graphic Designer, is responsible for the design and layout of the company's books, flyers, and other print materials. After completing his studies at the Berklee College of Music in 1985, Adam quickly developed a passion and aptitude for graphic design while working in the music industry and has continued to develop and perfect his skills ever since. He joined the Bolchazy staff in 2002. He can be contacted at adam@bolchazy.com.

Carolyn Bernardi, Customer Service Professional/Bookkeeper, graduated from Illinois College with a BS in Business Administration. She handles all aspects of customer service and various bookkeeping functions. After a 24-year association with White Swan, she joined B-C in December of 2012. She can be contacted at cbernardi@bolchazy.com.