Our Team

 


   

 

 
 
   

christineperrenotChristine Perrenot - editor

As editor of Frisco STYLE Magazine, Christine organizes, assigns, edits and proofs the magazine’s monthly editorial. She is also responsible for collecting and generating article ideas, scheduling editorial photography, coordinating special events and writing various articles.

Christine graduated in 2011 from Texas A&M University with a degree in agricultural communications and journalism. Since then, she has published a cookbook for children and developed her writing and editing skills.

In her free time, Christine enjoys traveling and going to her family’s lake house.

 

   
         
   

Andrew Johnson - client services managerandyjohnson

Andrew has been working for Style Publishing Group since early 2011. He is the Manager of Client Services. He is responsible for ensuring all advertisers are in the magazine and the correct ad is being published in both for Frisco STYLE Magazine and North Texas Magazine.

Andrew enjoys learning new skills everyday and plans to begin learning graphic design. Andrew enjoys watching sports and is a Kansas City Chiefs fan. He also enjoys keeping saltwater reef aquariums and learning about the biology of the ocean.

   
         
   

beckyjohnsonBecky Johnson - office manager

Becky has been our office/financial manager since 2005. Her role is to keep the office well “oiled” and moving smoothly. She enjoys meeting new businesses in Frisco and watching them flourish in this great city, as well as keeping up relationships with current clients. Seeing businesses succeed is “icing on the cake” for her job. She also enjoys planning/helping with company events.

Becky earned her bachelor's degree in Home Economics in 1983 and was a stay-at-home mom until 2001. She enjoys ALL things domestic (cooking, sewing, cleaning, crafts, gardening, etc.). She is the mother for four children, ranging from 28 to 20. She and her husband, Chris, recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary. In addition, both company “security” dogs, Dixie and Pippa, live with Chris and Becky.

   
         
   

Ben Johnson - digital media managerbenjohnson

Ben is responsible for the majority of Style Publishing Group's online presence. Whether it's posting recent events on Facebook, scouring the “twittersphere” or pumping up the websites, he's constantly online. Ben has been with Style Publishing since fall 2012. More recently, he has started to write Frisco STYLE Magazine quarterly auto articles; reviewing the most recent cars and trucks to hit the market.

In his free time, Ben can usually be found researching cars, playing video games or playing just about any musical instrument he can get his hand on — as is the case with practically every male in his 20s.

 

   
         
   

chrisjohnsonChris Johnson - publisher

Chris is the owner of Style Publishing Group and publisher of Frisco STYLE Magazine and North Texas Magazine. He currently serves on the executive boards of the Frisco Main Street Merchants Association and the Frisco Chamber of Commerce. He also serves as a board member of The Rotary Club of Frisco and the Frisco Arts Advisory Board. Past areas of service include being a founding Board Member of Legacy Christian Academy and a board member of both the Frisco Association for the Arts and the Frisco Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Prior professional positions include chief operating officer of Wiredinn.com, an Internet technology/hospitality company; sr. vice president of product marketing & development for TIV Operations Group, an international hospitality-consulting firm; and, director of retail finance for Bank of America. Before this, he had a nine-year tenure with a Sprint, holding several positions within its business and consumer marketing organizations. He earned a bachelor's degree from Bob Jones University and completed course work toward a master's in marketing from Webster University.

He and his wife, Becky, have four children. Their oldest, Nathan, works for Texas Instruments and lives in Seattle. Their youngest, Miriam, is a senior at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, TX. Their middle two, Andrew and Ben, are employed at Style Publishing Group. Chris has a passion for sports, politics and history -- military history in particular.

   
         
   

Leah Ratliff - art directorleahratliff

Leah graduated from Texas Tech University in 1993. The very next day, she started her career in graphic design at a small advertising company in Lubbock. More than 20 years later, and many logos, letterhead, billboards, brochures, mailers and magazines, she still finds fulfillment in pleasantly-placed photos and fantastic fonts.

As art director of Frisco STYLE Magazine, Leah strives to find a clean, concise look, balancing ads and editorial, to draw in readers from every niche in the community.

In addition to her position at Style Publishing Group, Leah is a wife and a mom of two rambunctious boys who frequently challenge her creativity and problem solving skills with their clever, and often messy, shenanigans. Leah and her family have made North Texas their home because of all the opportunities for health, wealth and happiness that it provides.

   
         
   

Melissa Southam - photographermelissasoutham

Melissa is responsible for all editorial photography and covers the Small Bites, Streets of Frisco and A Day in Frisco sections in the magazine.

Melissa was born and raised in Dallas, Texas, and is a 2008 graduate of Lake Highlands High School. She attended Webster University in St. Louis, Mo., and achieved a bachelor's degree in animation with a minor in photography. Since graduating in 2012, Melissa moved back to North Texas, married Thomas Southam and the two bought their first home.

In her spare time she volunteers as a member of the Junior League of Collin County. Melissa loves initiating home decorating projects, gardening, traveling and cooking vegetarian recipes she finds on Pinterest. More than anything, she enjoys spending time with her husband and Kirby, the couple's Morkie.

   
         
   

georgerodriguezGeorge Rodriguez - director of sales

George joined the Style Publishing Group team in 2011 bringing a strong background in business development and sales management within advertising, public relations and financial sectors. He graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1992 with a degree in Economics and Finance. He is currently an active member of the SMU alumni association. PONY UP!

George excels in business development and sales management by building profitable and mutually beneficial relationships with commercial accounts and community-based organizations. As such, he is responsible for developing and maintaining partnerships/alliances with Style Publishing Group’s commercial account base. His specialties are sales management/business development, operations management, marketing, project management and business planning and strategy.

George's hobbies include sports, morning Starbucks, traveling and spending time with his wife, Heather.