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Meet the Team

Sally Quinn, OnFaith Founding Editor & Advisory Board Member
Sally Quinn OnFaith Founding Editor & Advisory Board Member

Sally Quinn is the founding editor of OnFaith, formerly featured on The Washington Post, where she continues to contribute her perspective as a journalist, author, and D.C. insider. For the past decade, Sally has cultivated relationships with world-renowned religious leaders and scholars such as Bishop Desmond Tutu, Rick Warren, T.D. Jakes, Karen Armstrong, and Elaine Pagels.

Sally is the author of Finding Magic: A Spiritual Memoir, forthcoming in the Spring of 2017 from HarperOne. She is the wife of the late Benjamin Bradlee, the former editor of The Washington Post, and has one son, Quinn.

Jon Meacham, OnFaith Founding Editor & Advisory Board Member
Jon Meacham
OnFaith Founding Editor & Advisory Board Member

Jon is the founding editor of OnFaith along with Sally Quinn, and is currently executive editor and executive vice president at Random House. He is a former editor-in-chief of Newsweek, a contributing editor to Time magazine, editor-at-large of WNET, and a commentator on politics, history, and religious faith in America. He won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography for American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House.

Shawn Bose, Co-Founder & CEO
Shawn Bose Co-Founder & CEO

Shawn has been building consumer web sites and internet companies for the last 15 years. Most recently he was on the founding team of uShip, the world's first online transportation exchange that now serves more than three million members across six continents. However, Shawn’s passion has always been the story of man. He studied Religion and Archaeology at Bowdoin College during which he spent time excavating in the Mediterranean, traveling to temple sites across South Asia and volunteering at Mother Teresa's missions in Kolkata. He credits his initial interest in the broad study of religion to his parent's unique experience of growing up in the Hindu tradition in the predominantly Buddhist Myanmar, while attending Jesuit schools; and his continuing journey in this field of study to the many teachers, classmates and friends with whom he has continued to learn.

Justin Halloran, Co-Founder & Advisory Board Member
Justin Halloran Co-Founder & Advisory Board Member

Justin contributed to the early success of eBay, HomeAway, RetailMeNot, and Portico where he was CEO. He attributes his interest in religion to his parents. His mother is the daughter of a Methodist minister and his father studied at a Catholic seminary. Justin graduated from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service where he completed coursework in biblical literature and Buddhism.

Douglas Boin, Editor-At-Large & Advisory Board Member
Dr. Douglas Boin Editor-At-Large & Advisory Board Member

Doug is the Editor-at-Large of OnFaith and an advisor to OnFaith. He works with new and established writers to bring compelling stories about the complexities of faith and society to a wider public. Doug comes to this role as an internationally-recognized scholar of religion who also writes regularly for public audience, with work appearing at Time, The International New York Times, the Chronicle of Higher Education and more. Doug's interest in the history of religion stems from his twenty-one years of Catholic education, with eight years spent in Jesuit schools. He received his B.A. from Georgetown University and an M.A. and Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin. He has held teaching positions at Georgetown and, currently, at Saint Louis University.

Jessica Garza, Assistant Editor, OnFaith
Jessica Garza Assistant Editor, OnFaith

Jessica graduated from Texas State University- San Marcos with a B.S. in Family and Child Development. For the past 7 years she has spent her time working with nonprofit organizations such as The Arc of the Capital Area, Easter Seals of Central Texas and Open Door Preschool as an outreach coordinator, early childhood interventionist and family educator. She was raised in the Catholic Church and but began exploring her own identity with religion, particularly with a Buddhist spiritual mindset.

Raymond Huerta, Assistant Editor, OnFaith
Raymond Huerta Assistant Editor, OnFaith

Raymond earned a B.A. in Religious Studies from The University of Texas at Austin. He is currently pursuing a master's degree in Black Religion in the African Diaspora at Yale Divinity School. After completing his masters he intends to pursue a PhD in Religion and Culture.

Sarah Mangum, OnFaith Executive Editor & Marketing Manager
Sarah Mangum OnFaith Executive Editor & Marketing Manager

Sarah is currently pursuing her master's degree from the University of Texas at Austin in Technology Commercialization. She is a 2015-2016 Handa Fellow in Interreligious Communication with the Religion Communicators Council. Sarah graduated with a B.A. in Religion from the University of the South in 2011, focusing her studies on conflict and human rights. She then spent two years in New York City where she interned for a United Nations ambassador and the Park51 Islamic community center. After spending four months studying religion in northern India, Sarah settled back in her native Austin in 2014. Before starting Deily, she worked as a marketing associate for Austin-based software company, Affinegy. In addition to steering the editorial direction of OnFaith, Sarah leads marketing and social media efforts for the company.

Michael McKissick, Marketing & Product Manager
Michael McKissick Marketing & Product Manager

When he's not making trips to the coffee maker or snacking on cookies from the pantry, Michael helps manage Deily's digital marketing and analytics efforts. He graduated with a B.S. in Advertising & Public Relations from Abilene Christian University and spent a semester in Oxford, England studying church history, Christian worship traditions, and the writings of C.S. Lewis.

Hussein Rashid, Advisory Board Member
Hussein Rashid Advisory Board Member

Hussein Rashid is Associate Professor at Hofstra University, his research focuses on Muslims and American popular culture. He received MTS and PhD from Harvard. Hussein is a term member on the Council on Foreign Relations and on the editorial boards of Religion Dispatches, The Islamic Monthly, and Cyber Orient, in addition to being a contributing scholar to State of Formation. Hussein appears on mainstream media, including CNN, Channel 4 (UK), Iqra TV (Saudi Arabia), Al-Jazeera America, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and has published at On Faith (Washington Post), Belief Blog (CNN), On Being (NPR), and The Revealer. He is a regular contributor for Religion News Service.

Owen Samuels, Vice President of Technology
Owen Samuels Vice President of Technology

Owen has been working in web technologies for over 15 years. He graduated from Bowdoin College with a degree in Computer Science and went on to stints working in the medical software industry, building the online ordering systems for brands such as Pizza Hut & Dominos, as well as being instrumental in building and leading the development teams at uShip and RetailMeNot. His interest in religion stems from coursework in college and his desire to understand the many faiths of the world.

David Zuniga, Advisory Board Member
David Zuniga Advisory Board Member

David Zuniga is a Zen Buddhist priest and Licensed Psychologist, offering individual and couples counseling, and consulting. He was the first Westerner ordained in the Korean Song lineage. David received his M.A. from Harvard Divinity School and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Fielding Graduate University He speaks frequently and has been interviewed by media outlets such as Public Radio International, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox News, Clear Channel Radio Network, and The Harvard Divinity School Ministerial Studies magazine.

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