Editorial Staff

J.P. Donlon | Editor-In-Chief, Chief Executive magazine

J.P. Donlon directs all editorial and content creation for Chief Executive Group, the leading source of intelligence for and about CEOs.

He has been examining CEO best practices for over 30 years. J.P. first joined the Chief Executive Group as senior editor, progressed to managing editor, and rose to editor-in-chief in 1981. During his tenure, he redirected the magazine’s editorial focus, created the Chief Executive Roundtable and launched the peer-selected Chief Executive of the Year Award.

J.P. also worked as a principal with The Dilenschneider Group, a New York based strategic communications and public relations firm, where he was involved in the firm’s CEO leadership and corporate governance practice. He also was editor in chief for Directorship, a business and financial editor for Fairchild Publications and a music critic for weeklies in Boston and London.

J.P. edited and contributed to “The Best of Chief Executive” (McGraw Hill), which was honored as one of the top 30 business books of 1993.

J.P. is a former member of the board of directors of AIESEC-U.S. (Association International des Etudiants en Science Economique et Commerciales), the largest international student exchange and business training organization in the world devoted to developing management skills.


Jennifer Pellet | Editor at Large, Chief Executive magazine

Jennifer Pellet has responsibility for managing Chief Executive magazine. She has appeared as an expert on several broadcast news programs, including CNBC’s “Power Lunch,” NPR’s “Marketplace,” and Fox News. She also edited a management book series for Silver Lining Publications and contributed to the book Start Your Own Business.

In 2004, Jennifer won the American Society of Business Press Editors’ national “Best Feature Story” award in 2004, and was named Businesswoman of the Year by Office Depot for “exemplary leadership and entrepreneurial spirit as a woman in business” in 2005.

Jennifer previously served as editor-in-chief of NAPE Magazine, a quarterly publication for members of the National Association for Female Executives, for seven years.

Jennifer began her career in Conde Nast’s custom publishing department, as the senior editor of Adventure Road and Amoco Traveler magazines. She graduated summa cum laude with a dual degree in journalism and marketing from Syracuse University’s S.I. School of Public Communications and Whitman School of Management.