Joni Evans

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Joni Evans’ 35-plus year career in publishing includes serving as President and Publisher of Simon & Schuster, and Publisher at Random House. Most recently she was Senior VP of the William Morris Agency’s literary department, where she repped such bestselling authors as Marcus Buckingham, Ann Coulter, Fannie Flagg, Quincy Jones, Mary Wells Lawrence, Peggy Noonan, Martin Garbus, James Patterson, Liz Smith and John Stossel. In her dynamic career she has brought over 100 books to the bestseller list. Joni is a member of the Young President’s Organization, the Women’s Forum and a founding member of both the Committee of 200 and Women’s Media Group. She has served as a director of the Dreyfus Fund for 18 years. She has written for the New York Times, The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, New York and O. Joni is the recipient of Springboard Enterprises  Northstar Entrepreneur Award, 2010. She shoots in the 80s, golfing in northern Westchester County with the man of her dreams, Bob Perkins. She loves her dog. She is afraid of children.