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Gerard A. Picardi Edit Profile

publisher

Gerard A. Picardi, American publisher. Named Harvard University Hero, 1999.

Background

Picardi, Gerard A. was born on April 24, 1949 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Antonio Sabine and Jane Elizabeth Picardi.

Education

Bachelor in English Literature, St. Michael's College, 1970.

Career

Office manager Love's Furniture Company, Stoneham, Massachusetts, 1970-1975. Secretary Little, Brown & Company, Boston, 1975-1976, production assistant, 1976-1979, assistant production manager, 1979-1984. Production coordinator Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984-1992, production supervisor, 1992-1997, assistant production manager, 1997-2000, frontlist manager, since 2000.

Membership

Member Bookbuilders Boston (member fall roundtable committee 1988-1990, co-chair 1990-1991, member publicity committee 1990-1991, chair 1991-1993, member advanced seminar committee 1992-1995, board directors 1991-1994, secretary 1993-1994, member nominations committee 1993-1995, member education committee 1994-1995, chair endowment fund committee 1994-1995, 1st vice president 1994-1995, president 1995-1996, chair Dwiggins award committee 1996-1997, judge New England book show 1998-1999), American Association University Presses, American Institute Graphic Arts.

Connections

father:
Antonio Sabine

mother:
Jane Elizabeth Picardi