Meet the Editors
SearchHRSoftware has a team of dedicated editors who bring you the best HR and HCM application information. We keep in constant contact with users and top technical experts to bring you a constant stream of original content. Here's a look at who's behind the site:
David Essex Executive Editor [email protected]
David oversees editorial strategy and execution for SearchERP, SearchHealthIT, SearchHRSoftware and SearchSAP, and is a contributor to the sites. David has covered IT since 1986 and was an editor at BYTE, PC Resource and 80 Micro. His freelance articles have appeared in Computerworld, PC World and numerous other publications and websites. He has an M.S. in community economic development from Southern New Hampshire University and a B.A. in journalism from the University of Rhode Island.
Tayla Holman Site Editor [email protected]
Tayla Holman is the site editor for SearchHealthIT, SearchHRSoftware, SearchERP and SearchSAP. She graduated from Hofstra University in 2012 with a B.A. in print journalism and English. She is a co-founder and former managing editor of Long Island Report, a student-run multimedia news organization within Hofstra's School of Communication. Prior to joining TechTarget in October 2014 as the assistant site editor for SearchWindowsServer and SearchExchange, Tayla was a freelance writer for the Dorchester Reporter and a senior staff writer for The Inquisitr.
Gabriella Frick Associate Site Editor [email protected]
Gabriella joined TechTarget's Storage Media Group as associate site editor in September 2018 and eventually moved over to the Enterprise Software and Services Media Group. Previously in her career, she was a writer, proofreader and copy editor in the magazine, textbook and book publishing industries. Gabriella has a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Florida and a Master of Arts in Publishing and Writing from Emerson College.
Patrick Thibodeau News Writer [email protected]
Patrick Thibodeau covers human capital management and ERP technologies. He has worked for more than two decades as an enterprise IT reporter, and his work has appeared in Computerworld, InformationWeek, Federal Computer Week and IEEE-USA InSight. He has won numerous national journalism awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors.
Susan Fogarty Editorial Director [email protected]
As editorial director for the Enterprise Software and Services Group, Susan Fogarty oversees content production for TechTarget's portfolio of websites covering enterprise software and related technologies. She is a TechTarget veteran, having worked for the company from 2000 to 2011 and rejoining in 2018. In the interim, she held editorial roles at Dell and at UBM/Informa, where she led content development for the InformationWeek and Interop brands.
T.J. Houpes Social Media Editor [email protected]
T.J. Houpes is the social media editor for TechTarget's newly formed Enterprise Software and Services Group. He started at TechTarget as a product editor, where he was involved in the production of buyer's guide packages for the Product Content media group, and later joined the Editorial Content Optimization team, where he was the content strategist for the Business Applications Software and Product Content media groups.
Nick ArenaManaging Editor, E-Products
Nick Arena is managing editor of e-products for TechTarget's Central Editorial team, copy editing and producing e-zines, handbooks and buyer's handbooks for multiple media groups. Prior to joining TechTarget in 2015, Nick was a freelance features and events writer for Berkshires Week & Shires. He graduated with a B.A. in sociology and English/communications from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in 2014.
Lindsay Chase Associate Director
Lindsay Chase works as the associate director of Central Editorial Production at TechTarget. She has been with TechTarget since graduating college in 2011. In her current role, Lindsay manages a team of production editors who copy edit and publish articles online for the editorial department. She also tackles troubleshooting the content management and help desk systems and coordinates trainings for new editorial hires.
Shammara Humphrey Senior Production Editor
Shammara Humphrey is a senior production editor for TechTarget's Central Editorial team. She copy edits and publishes news and non-news content for all media groups. After graduating from Vassar College, she began a career in magazine publishing at ESSENCE Magazine in New York City. Since then, she has written and edited for various publications and websites, including Pearson Education, George P. Johnson, Rue La La, WebMD, NBC Universal's Bravotv.com and The Poughkeepsie Journal.
Nicholas Rando Senior Production Editor
Nicholas Rando is senior production editor for TechTarget's Central Editorial team. He works with all of TechTarget's media groups, copy editing and publishing news stories, as well as other content. Previously, he was the assistant site editor for SearchCloudComputing, writing and editing content for the site. He graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2013 with a B.A. in journalism. Prior to joining TechTarget, Rando gained editorial experience through internships as a sports reporter.
Moriah Sargent Associate Director
Moriah is the associate director for Central Editorial Production. She previously was senior managing editor of e-products for the Central group, associate managing editor of e-products for TechTarget's Business Applications sites and a contributing reporter for the Security group. Moriah has also worked at the New England Newspaper & Press Association, where she wrote stories about developments in the newspaper industry and covered the organization's annual convention. She graduated from Northeastern University with a B.A. in journalism.
Anne Steciw Senior Multimedia Producer
Anne Steciw is the Senior Multimedia Producer on the Central Editorial team at TechTarget. She helps to manage content production for TechTarget sites. Prior to joining TechTarget, she worked for a social media software vendor, where she helped implement online communities and wrote documentation for clients and end users. Anne has also worked as a web producer and writing instructor.
Hayes Taylor Production Editor
Hayes Taylor is a production editor on the Central Editorial team. He copyedits and oversees webpage production for a wide array of TechTarget sites. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, with a minor in history, from Hendrix College, as well as a Master of Arts degree in publishing from Emerson College.