Greenleaf Book Group

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Greenleaf Book Group
FounderClint Greenleaf
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationAustin, Texas
DistributionSelf-distributed (US)
Gazelle Book Services (UK)[1]
Publication typesBooks
Nonfiction topicsBusiness
ImprintsGreenleaf Book Group Press, River Grove Books, An Inc. Original, Fast Company Press, Well Spirit Press
Revenue$12 million (2013)[2]
No. of employees35

Greenleaf Book Group is an independent book publisher and distributor, which was established by Clint Greenleaf in 1997.[3] Greenleaf was a CPA and accountant at Deloitte & Touche before writing his first book, Attention to Detail, in 1997 and then founding the company[4] over his parents’ garage.[5] The company is based on a business model where the author pays for the publishing under a selective imprint and retains all rights.[6] It has been based in Austin, Texas, United States of America since 2004.[7][unreliable source?]

Clint Greenleaf moved to Chairman and Tanya Hall was appointed CEO in January 2014.[8] Clint Greenleaf stepped down as Chairman in 2015 in order to focus on a new business startup, Home Plate Peanut Butter.[9]

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  1. ^ "Book Publisher Catalogues From Gazelle Book Services, UK Book Distributors". Retrieved 2017-12-04.
  2. ^ "Greenleaf Founder Moves to Chairman; Names Hall CEO".
  3. ^ Jimmie Collins, 2006-09-22, "A new leaf.", Austin Business Journal. Retrieved 2010-05-06.
  4. ^ Donna Fenn, 2006-09-01, ). “How I Did It: Clint Greenleaf, Chairman and CEO, Greenleaf Book Group”., Inc. Retrieved 2010-05-06.
  5. ^ "Profile: Clint Greenleaf - Founder and CEO of Pigs and Bricks". Family Business Magazine. June 13, 2016. Retrieved April 24, 2020.
  6. ^ Michael Barnes, 2011-12-26, [1], Austin 360. Retrieved 2014-09-28. Archived 2015-01-10 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Christopher Steiner, 2009-08-20, "Book Publishing's Profitable Model", Forbes. Retrieved 2010-05-06.
  8. ^ Publishers Weekly, 2013-09-03
  9. ^ Austin Business Journal, 2016-03-16

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