Company Bios
George Fuller

President
Award-winning publisher, editor, writer, and photographer GEORGE FULLER has been in the publishing business for more than 30 years. He started his career as a stringer for the daily Monterey Herald in 1977, working his way into editorships at magazines including Monterey Life, RSVP Hawaii, and LINKS-The Best of Golf, based in Hilton Head, South Carolina. In 2005, Mr. Fuller moved onto the business side of publishing, launching a niche publication forThe Los Angeles Times. In 2009, he started Flagship Custom Publishing with two partners, Trae Walker and Kristin Ackerman, and in 2012, Mr. Fuller gained 100 percent control of the company. Throughout his career, he has focused on creating well-written, beautifully designed products that meet the needs of both consumers and marketers, and that is the mission to which Flagship Custom Publishing is dedicated.

Richard E Holcomb

Publisher
Publisher of Flagship's Troon Golf & Travel and executive publisher on several other Flagship titles, RICHARD E HOLCOMB is a 1966 graduate of the University of Miami, a former football coach, sporting goods store owner, and advertising director of a major sporting goods company. He established his advertising sales career with Petersen Publishing Company in 1973, and served for a combined 17 years in advertising sales on a variety of consumer titles in the Petersen Magazine Network multi-title buy. He has held positions of branch manager of the Atlanta and Chicago offices, and as publisher of Petersen’s GOLFING magazine, and Kachina Publications, Golf Illustrated. 

Randi Karabin

Design Director
An award-winning creative director/art director with more than 20 years in the industry, RANDI KARABIN is Flagship's lead designer on real estate and hospitality magazines. She specializes in smart design solutions for publications, print collateral and brand packages that support the client’s marketing and strategic goals. She understands business and branding strategies and works closely with clients to ensure success on all projects. Her diverse client list includes luxury resorts including Shutters on the Beach, Hotel Casa del Mar, The Biltmore, The Wigwam, Academy of Country Music, American Music Awards, Rosewood Hotels, Ritz-Carlton, Estee Lauder, University of Phoenix.

Kevin Gilbert

Design Director—Golf
Having graduated from Platt College with a design degree in 1991, KEVIN GILBERT spent 15 years at the Los Angeles Times as a graphic design specialist. By 2002, he had risen to manage a thriving 12-person creative department and was responsible for leading all Los Angeles Times marketing and promotional materials. He has over 20 years of design experience and is now in-house art director for several Flagship Custom Publishing magazines

Scott Kauffman

Senior Writer/Project Manager
SCOTT KAUFFMAN is a leading journalist on real estate and luxury resort-style development, with more than 20 years of full-time newspaper, magazine, broadcast and public relations experience. After working as a staff writer for USA TODAY, The Orlando Sentinel and The Golfweek Group from 1990-2004, Kauffman started his own company, Aloha Media Group LLC, to focus on the high-end leisure real estate industry. Based in Orlando, Fla., Kauffman has written for dozens of national luxury lifestyle publications, including LINKS, Robb Report Vacation Homes and Robb Report Collection, Golf Connoisseur, Private Air, Unique Homes, Luxury Living and Estates West. Kauffman also has co-authored several books and worked as a media consultant for numerous high-profile golf and real estate clients such as The Worthington Group, Bonita Bay Group, Tavistock Group, Marriott Golf and the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy.

Ann Wycoff

Senior Writer/Project Manager
For the  past 20 years, ANN WYCOFF has been involved with the media as a freelance writer, staff editor, cover shoot producer, and event director. Presently, she is  the North County editor at San Diego Magazine and editor-at Large for  Exquisite Weddings. She's the Lifestyle Editor of VIV  Magazine, the first exclusively-digital lifestyle magazine for women. As the West Coast editor of the Condé Nast publications Mademoiselle, Golf for Women, and Women’s Sports & Fitness, she was a contributing writer, photo shoot  producer, event planner, and oversaw the celebrity aspects of these publications. After contributing to SPA magazine  for seven years, she is now regarded as a spa expert, having visited over 250 spas across the country and abroad. Food writing is another passion; she enjoyed  being a food critic for Salt Lake Magazine and, presently, she reviews  restaurants in San Diego for www.gayot.com.

Writers & Photographers

Flagship’s stable of writers and photographers includes many of the most recognizable and successful names in the magazine publishing industry. Our talent pool is uniquely qualified to cover all aspects of luxury lifestyle, from architecture to interior design, golf to spas, dining to weddings. We are able to deliver the marketing message you need, but with the added credibility of third-party editorial endorsement.


Flagship Custom Publishing | 1416 NW 46th St, Suite 105-223, Seattle WA 98107
Phone 310.245.9550