Our Administrative Team

Our administrative team are a group of business professionals who all share the same heart, values and mission. Together, we love helping aspiring authors get published, and bless their readers with words of hope. 


Kennisha Thornton

Founder / President and CEO

Kennisha Thornton is the President and CEO of NyreePress Literary Group. She is also the author of five inspirational and Christian-based fiction and non-fiction books. She enjoys helping authors pursue their dream of getting published, and sharing hope with their platforms. She is a Public Speaker, Literary Coach, Philanthropist, and Volunteer with Genesis Women's Shelter. She and her four littles live in DFW, Texas.


Vanessa Johnson

Lead of Productions and Recruiting

Vanessa is a licensed Minister and a graduate of Liberty University with BS in Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology and Life Coaching). As an Author, Life Coach, Motivational Speaker, and a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors; Vanessa is on a mission to move people from a place of merely surviving trauma.  She is a living testimony that destiny will not truly be fulfilled until you have released the pains of your past and no longer allow traumas, past or present, to define and direct your future. Vanessa is the Lead of Productions and Recruiting at NyreePress Literary Group.

Twitter: @thrive2heal


cederick Stewart

Ingram Services Representative

Cederick Stewart is a Christian Author with a profound desire to write and to bring God glory. Not only is he a writer, but he is also Operations Manager for NyreePress Literary Group. He is an Associate Pastor at Antioch Christian Fellowship in Corinth, TX. A devoted husband of 19 years and a father of three, Cederick continues ministering and giving back by way of his homeless ministry which is 18 years and counting. Cederick strives to please God with all aspects of his life by using all his talents to glorify God. 

Twitter: @coolcee1999


Deena Perdicho

Author Marketing Coach

Deena has specialized in Business Organizational Management and Development for more than twenty years. In recent years, she has been honored to work with Best Selling Authors from across the country.  Deena is most passionate about inspiring and empowering others to achieve their optimal joy and greatness; hence making her a wonderful addition to our team.  She is a devoted Mom to two adorable rescue dogs, Sassy Mae and Biscuit Marie, and an avid supporter of animal and wildlife rescue and welfare. In her spare time, you can find Deena immersed in inspirational books and enjoying Jazz, nature, travel and outdoor adventures. Deena is the Author Marketing Coach for NyreePress.


Nina Blakey

Author Support Representative

Nina Blakey was born on the South East side of Chicago to a single mother. Like many others, the struggle of a single parent home affected her into early adulthood. After working diligently to care for her sons and completing her education to become an educator Nina decided that she wanted something different. She was nudged into writing, and found vehemence beyond belief in writing that pushed her into purpose. Nina is the Author Support Representative at NyreePress Literary Group.


Angelia White

Marketing Coordinator

Publisher, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Hope for Women Magazine; Angelia White decided to step out on faith with her dream of creating a lifestyle magazine for today's inspiring woman. One thing is certain: she is illuminated by her passion for life, encouraging change and inspiring women to live, dream and inspire their ways to greatness! She is definitely a woman on the move! Angelia is the Marketing Coordinator for NyreePress Literary Group.

Interested in joining our administrative team? Visit our career opportunities here!

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