Meet the Staff

C.J. Mittica
, Editor 
C.J. Mittica is the editor of Wearables. Previously he served as executive editor for Uniforms and a staff writer for Counselor. He joined ASI in June of 2008 after spending three years as managing editor and sports editor for The Bulletin, a daily newspaper based in Philadelphia. He has a B.A. in English from Kenyon College and has contributed articles to South Jersey Magazine, Daily Radar, Imagine Media and other publications.

Melinda Ligos, Editor in Chief, ASI magazines
Melinda Ligos is editor in chief of ASI’s six magazines, which include Stitches, Wearables, Counselor. She is also editor of Successful Promotions. Immediately prior to joining ASI in January 2005, she spent 11 years with VNU Business Media in New York, where she served as editorial director of three magazines. Under her leadership, VNU received several awards and was honored with the Magazine of the Year distinction from the American Society of Business Publication Editors. In addition, she has also been a regular contributor to The New York Times' business section. Contact:

oe Haley, Managing Editor 
Joe Haley, who’s managing editor of ASI’s six magazines, is a 13-year veteran of the advertising specialty industry. He writes a wearables advice column for Counselor magazine and a humor column for Advantages. He also serves as the producer of and an on-air talent for ASI TV. In his spare time he coaches soccer and is on the PA state coaching staff. In 2000 it named him the PA soccer coach of the year. Contact:

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