Tracey Moro — Editor in Chief
Tracey Moro grew up in St. Clair Shores. She has a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations/Journalism from Western Michigan University and has more than 25 years of writing experience. Along with being an owner/editor of Macomb Now Magazine she also owns Studio Communications, a small PR/Graphic Design agency. On top of that Tracey also developed the event Web site – Macomb.countyhappenings.com after working on so many local events and seeing the need for one local source to search local events. Avid in the community, her two children have gone off to college and left her with less volunteering but she is still the volunteer PR Director for the Clinton Township Gratiot Cruise, where she gets to drive her 1965 Mustang Convertible GT. She is also on the committee for the Thrilla at the Villa, a fund raiser for MS and is part of the RUN Macomb Race Director organization. Her new favorites are kayaking and biking.
Anne Nicolazzo — Photographer
Anne Nicolazzo is a freelance photographer, on the board of directors for Wigs4Kids and an office manager for a local defense contractor. In 2011 she was recognized as the Macomb County Outstanding Volunteer Recipient.
Nick Lico — Writer
With nearly 30 years of experience, Nick Lico is a seasoned journalist. His bylines have been found in numerous national and international consumer and trade publications. He holds a BA in journalism and a MA in Communication from Wayne State University. He loves living in Macomb Township with his wife and two sons. When Nick isn’t writing, you can find him at a golf course or teaching golf to students of all ages.
Shelley Galasso Bonanno, MA —
Writer (Relationship Column)
Shelley is a limited licensed psychologist and psychodynamic psychotherapist. A lifelong resident of Macomb County, she earned her master’s degree from Wayne State University with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy.
Diane Bowles — Advertising Sales Representative
Diane lives in Clinton Township with her family. You can contact her if you are interested in learning more about advertising in Macomb Now.
Barb Pert Templeton — Writer
A lifelong resident of Macomb County, Barb Pert Templeton has been an editor, staff writer and freelance contributor at the Voice Newspapers for two decades. She has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Oakland University and has also contributed stories to the Detroit Free Press, The Observer & Eccentric Newspaper and Patch.com
David LeDuc — Associate Publisher
David LeDuc grew up in Mount Clemens and yes, he is the son of Judge Denis LeDuc. He attended Oakland University receiving a bachelor’s degree in education and went on to Wayne State University for his master’s in Instructional Technology. David currently teaches in Waterford Schools and is an Athletic Administrator as well. Every day he strives to keep up with his wife and seven children. Despite his busy schedule David makes time to oversee subscriptions and quarterly distribution of the magazine.
Denis LeDuc — Local Historian
Denis LeDuc has lived and worked in Macomb County for the past 40 years. He now serves as a District Judge and maintains a keen interest in local history. His work appears in our Macomb Then section.
Alexis Bohlinger — Writer
Alexis is the Senior Manager of Marketing and PR for the United Shore Professional Baseball League. She has been a feature writer for Hockey Weekly Magazine for seven years and received her BA in English and Creative Writing from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.
Jacqueline Conway — Writer
Jacqueline was raised in Romeo and currently lives in Clinton Township with her family. She attended attended both Western Michigan and Oakland Universities and currently teaches French at the International Academy of Macomb. Her love of writing and being in the community inspired her to join the team at Macomb Now.
Suzanne Musante — Advertising Sales Representative
Suzanne grew up in St. Clair Shores and currently resides in Macomb Township with her family. She works part-time for the magazine and also assists her husband with his business. You can contact her if you are interested in learning more about advertising in Macomb Now.
Mike Ferdinande — Photographer
Mike Ferdinande has grown up in Macomb County. A graduate of Oakland University with a BA in photography. He works freelance and enjoys taking photos at live concerts.