Meet Our Team

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lisa a. bastian

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EDITOR

Please click here to read the background of this award-winning publishing veteran. Lisa is the author of well over 600 articles, and has served as an editor for national and regional publications representing diverse industries. She also is owner of Bastian Public Relations and a former president of the IABC/San Antonio chapter.

 

Click here to learn what influenced her to establish Tropics Lifestyle in 2022.

 

samantha BRAL (menefee)

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ART DIRECTOR

Please click here to read about Samantha's skills and experiences that add sparkie to the pages of Tropics Lifestyle.

Fun fact: In the past, Samantha and Lisa worked together as the creative team (in same roles) producing Country Lifestyle magazine, a luxury home and garden lifestyle publication about Texas Hill Country people, places and high-end homes. Readership: 10,000.

RACHEL KITT

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DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER

Rachel's many years of digital media expertise help us connect with our readers around the globe, and spread the word about Tropics Lifestyle.

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Contributing Writers

Scott Atwell, Albert Grain,
Jeremy Shephard, James Walker CFE,
Ben Theobold, Charles Waring, FishingBooker
Pearl ParadiseuDiscoverMusic
Wicker Warehouse, Lisa Bastian

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Editorial Board

Edward Bastian, Elizabeth Steinker,
Christina Brown, Pattie Gehring,
Sarah Wright, Mary Gibson

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