AE & Associates’ team of writers, editors, and designers include:
Wintress Odom. As the owner and chief editor of The Writers for Hire, a Houston-based editorial services company, Wintress directs contract writing, ghost writing, and technical and promotional writing for the energy, healthcare, government, IT, and financial industry sectors.
Wintress and Arielle Emmett last year partnered to revise an upcoming book on the US energy renaissance, The Switch, which will be published in 2015 (stay tuned for publishing details). Wintress and Arielle are partnering on new business ventures in Asia and welcome inquiries from prospective and repeat customers.
Wintress founded The Writers For Hire in 2003 after freelancing for several years as a copywriter and editor. She has overseen, edited, proofread, or written copy for over 100 clients and is happy to have maintained long-term relationships with many of her first customers. Wintress is an exceptional proofreader and editor and has a gift for organizing large projects, including large technical manuals and manuscripts. Her educational background includes graduating cum laude from Rice University in 2000, studying at Cologne Gymnasium in Germany, and graduating valedictorian from The Science Academy of South Texas in 1994.
Dannell MacIlwraith. Our chief web designer, Dannell has been working in web/interactive design for over 10 years. She helps clients make their web presence both compelling and usable, and her attention to pixel-perfect detail, intuitive user-interface design and a deep understanding of web standards programming makes her a “triple-threat” designer.
Dannell has a BA in Digital Art, earned at Tyler School of Art, and a Masters in Art Education from Kutztown University. Currently teaching at Kutztown University, Dannell also designs for Rodale Press, Hearst Group, Forge3 Marketing, Rambo Plus and many local businesses.
When not designing, Dannell can be found hanging out with the adorable pit bull Syllis. She loves trying new restaurants and exotic foods, traveling, creating art, running and camping with a good book.