SHRM Executive Wins 2010 Publishing Trendsetter Award

Mar 3, 2010
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Gary Rubin

Alexandria, Va. – Gary Rubin, the chief publishing, e-media, and business development officer at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), won the Angerosa Research Foundation’s 2010 Publishing Trendsetter award for his ground-breaking programs at SHRM.

The Angerosa Research Foundation honored Rubin and other award and scholarship winners at the Association TRENDS2010 Salute to Excellence! event held on February 23rd at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C.

“Gary Rubin exemplifies the creativity and innovation that we embrace with these trendsetter awards,” said Debra J. Stratton, president of Stratton Publishing & Marketing and founder of the Angerosa Research Foundation. “He’s a true entrepreneurial innovator and a model for other organizations that may wonder if the risk is worth the reward.”

The Angerosa Research Foundation is the nonprofit organization established by Stratton Publishing & Marketing to conduct industry-wide benchmarking research to advance the association publishing profession. The Foundation established award programs in 2008 to honor and support association media professionals.

“While it’s a wonderful honor to receive this recognition, it is really the hard work and creative drive of the entire SHRM team that is remarkable and accomplishes the trendsetting,” said Gary Rubin, the chief publishing, e-media, and business development officer at SHRM.

Rubin leads the publishing, e-media, and business development division at SHRM, which publishes HR Magazine and Staffing Management magazine; produces SHRMOnline (the Society’s Web site); develops revenue-generating business products, directs book publishing operations; and operates SHRM’s e-commerce outlets.The division also develops and manages virtual conferences, SHRM’s corporate training programs, e-learning, and affinity programs.

Before joining SHRM, Rubin was the founding vice president and general manager for the magazine, newsletter and catalog division at NewsStand Inc.. He also served in a number of leadership positions at Cahners Publishing and Crain Communications.

Rubin is a founding board member of the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences; an Emmy Awards-voting member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences; former Chairman of American Business Media’s HR Committee; a member of the Department of Homeland Security’s “Ready for Work” committee; a member of the Board of Directors of the Society of National Association Publications; and serves on the advisory boards of Boys Life and Boat US magazines. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

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