LEADERSHIP

 

Greg James, CEO

Greg James - TOPICS Entertainment CEO Greg James founded TOPICS Entertainment in 1990 and maintains an active role as the company’s chief executive and prime motivator. With more than two decades of experience in the publishing industry, Greg has built TOPICS into a formidable multi-million-dollar enterprise by establishing strong partnerships with top-tier global brands such as National Geographic, PBS and the U.S. National Archives. Greg earned a degree in International Studies at the University of Washington, and has a keen appetite for world travel, indulging his interest in foreign cultures and indigenous art through his exploration of more than 25 countries on five continents. A concerned, public-minded citizen, Greg is deeply committed to worldwide philanthropic and environmental efforts, donating 5% of TOPICS Entertainment’s pre-tax profits to conservation and educational groups.

 

 

Duayne Zeigler, President

Duayne Zeigler - TOPICS Entertainment Vice President Joining TOPICS Entertainment in early 1999 as Vice President, Duayne Zeigler brought a world of hands-on experience in retail, merchandising, sales and strategic management. Duayne has held a variety of positions within prestigious national corporations including Musicland Group, Costco and Navarre — the United States’ largest consumer software retail distributor. Sharing overall corporate management duties with Greg James as second in command, Duayne is also responsible for managing all aspects of TOPICS Entertainment.