Meet Our Staff

Marci Sepulveda
Publisher

As co-founder and managing partner of Agent Publishing, Marci Sepulveda oversees day-to-day-operations, as well as the company’s product development and growth strategy. A veteran of the real estate industry, Ms. Sepulveda is a recognized expert in real estate training, sales and marketing management with experience working with developers, brokerages and agents. With Agent Publishing she brings her market expertise to the media side of the industry. Prior to launching Agent publishing, Ms. Sepulveda founded Circle Development, a condominium conversion firm and worked with various major marketing, development and brokerage companies in strategic development and training. Email

 

Anne Hartnett
Publisher

As managing partner of Agent Publishing, Anne Hartnett is responsible for the company’s strategic direction, corporate alliances and marketing efforts. Prior to being a co-founder of Agent Publishing in 2003, Anne successfully founded and grew Luxe Marketing Communications LLC, where she developed marketing and advertising solutions for such leading companies as Hyatt Hotels, U.S. Cellular, Coldwell Banker and several real estate developers. Anne has been a guest speaker at the magazine publishing seminars Folio Magazine’s Folio Show and Folio’s Entrepreneurial Summit. An amateur cook and gardener, Anne likes to vacation on the slopes. Email

 

Kit McFarland
Senior Graphic Designer

A graduate of Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts, Kit studied fine arts and graphic design, and she interned with both The Bridge Journal and The Beverly Arts Center of Chicago. As Agent Publishing’s senior graphic designer, Kit primarily works as the designer of Chicago Agent magazine, and also oversees the company’s custom publications and marketing efforts, which can involve anything from photo retouching to designing brochures. A lifelong Chicagoan, Kit enjoys traveling, taking road trips and Instagraming. Email

 
Joe Ward
Editor

Joe Ward joined Agent Publishing as an editor in March 2017. A lifelong Chicago resident, Joe came to the Chicago Agent team from DNAinfo Chicago, where he was a breaking news reporter specializing in crime. Much of Joe’s professional experience is in news reporting, particularly on policing and local government. As an editor, Joe primarily handles the content on two of Chicago Agent’s sister sites, Boston Agent and Miami Agent. In his spare time, Joe enjoys listening to music and is an avid reader of political news and longform journalism. Email

 

Rincey Abraham
Editor

Rincey Abraham graduated from Marquette University with a degree in journalism. After working at a small marketing company and doing some business writing, Rincey joined the Chicago Agent team. She writes and edits pieces for the print publication and also handles the content and social media for two of Chicago Agent’s sister sites, Houston Agent and Atlanta Agent. In her free time, Rincey spends her days reading the latest book releases and wandering the streets of Chicago looking for the best eats. Email

 

KimJ-2013-166-retouched-1Kim Jarosz
Special Features Director

Kim Jarosz graduated from Marquette University with a degree in advertising, and gained valuable marketing – as well as real estate – experience from her first job as an office manager and marketing coordinator for a start-up real estate company. As the assistant to the publishers at Chicago Agent, Kim handles everything from managing advertising eblasts and coordinating with advertisers to helping organize and process the magazine’s client database. She provides support for the publishers and represents them at events and in communication with clients, as well. When she’s not working, she loves spending time with her family and friends. Email

 

 

Kate Kuszynski
Graphic Designer

After studying English and graphic design at Elmhurst College, Kate was a freelance designer before joining Agent Publishing in 2015. Splitting her time between the company’s Realtor clients and the magazine, Kate tackles everything from designing custom email campaigns to retouching photos. In her free time, Kate enjoys photography, wandering art galleries, and cheering for all Chicago sports teams. Email