Heartland Publishing has announced Stephanie E. Hassler as the new editor of Lift and Access, effective Feb. 1.
Hassler has been a freelance contributor to Lift and Access since September 2020. Prior to her appointment as editor, she built a career in business-to-business communications for construction-related equipment companies including Godwin Pumps and Global Pump and utility software firm Advantica Inc. Hassler also owned and operated Flint Marketing Group, serving key accounts such as Mickleton, New Jersey-based Trico Lift, an access-equipment rental company which is now part of United Rentals. This experience combines with her freelance work to give her familiarity with the access industry.
Hassler graduated from Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, with a degree in English – Professional Writing. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and their four children.
“I’m looking forward to working with Steph and to seeing how her knowledge, eager interest in the access industry, and literary talent benefit Lift and Access readers,” said Mike Larson, editor of Lift and Access’ sister publication, Crane Hot Line.