Meet the Team
Christine Perrenot – Editor
As editor of Frisco STYLE Magazine, Christine organizes, assigns, edits and proofs the magazine’s monthly editorial. She is also responsible for collecting and generating article ideas, scheduling editorial photography, coordinating special events and writing various articles.
Christine graduated in 2011 from Texas A&M University with a degree in agricultural communications and journalism. Since then, she has published a cookbook for children and developed her writing and editing skills.
In her free time, Christine enjoys traveling and going to her family’s lake house.
Andrew Johnson – Client Services Manager
Andrew has been working for Style Publishing Group since early 2011. He is the Manager of Client Services. He is responsible for ensuring all advertisers are in the magazine and the correct ad is being published in both for Frisco STYLE Magazine and North Texas Magazine.
Andrew enjoys learning new skills everyday and plans to begin learning graphic design. Andrew enjoys watching sports and is a Kansas City Chiefs fan. He also enjoys keeping saltwater reef aquariums and learning about the biology of the ocean.
Becky Johnson – Office Manager
Becky has been our office/financial manager since 2005. Her role is to keep the office well “oiled” and moving smoothly. She enjoys meeting new businesses in Frisco and watching them flourish in this great city, as well as keeping up relationships with current clients. Seeing businesses succeed is “icing on the cake” for her job. She also enjoys planning/helping with company events.
Becky earned her bachelor’s degree in Home Economics in 1983 and was a stay-at-home mom until 2001. She enjoys ALL things domestic (cooking, sewing, cleaning, crafts, gardening, etc.). She is the mother for four children, ranging from 28 to 20. She and her husband, Chris, recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary. In addition, both company “security” dogs, Dixie and Pippa, live with Chris and Becky.
Ben Johnson – Digital Media Manager
Ben is responsible for the majority of Style Publishing Group’s online presence. Whether it’s posting recent events on Facebook, browsing the “twittersphere” or pumping up the websites, he’s constantly online. Ben has been with Style Publishing since fall 2012.
In his free time, Ben can usually be found researching cars, playing video games or fishing for his next biggest bass ever.
Chris Johnson – Publisher
Since March, 2003, Chris has been the owner of Style Publishing Group and publisher of Frisco STYLE Magazine. He currently serves on the boards of the Heritage Association of Frisco, the Frisco Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Rotary Club of Frisco. He is also a member of the Executive Council of the Military History Center at the University of North Texas.
Past areas of service include Chairman of the Board of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, founding Board Member of Legacy Christian Academy and a board member of both the Frisco Association for the Arts and the Frisco Convention and Visitors Bureau. He has also served as Executive Director of LifeTalk Resource Center, a local crisis pregnancy center.
Prior professional positions include chief operating officer of Wiredinn.com, an Internet technology/hospitality company; sr. vice president of product marketing & development for TIV Operations Group, an international hospitality-consulting firm; and, director of retail finance for Bank of America. Before this, he had a nine-year tenure with a Sprint, holding several positions within its business and consumer marketing organizations.
George Rodriguez – Director of Sales
George joined the Style Publishing Group team in 2011 bringing a strong background in business development and sales management within advertising, public relations and financial sectors. He graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1992 with a degree in Economics and Finance. He is currently an active member of the SMU alumni association. PONY UP!
George excels in business development and sales management by building profitable and mutually beneficial relationships with commercial accounts and community-based organizations. As such, he is responsible for developing and maintaining partnerships/alliances with Style Publishing Group’s commercial account base. His specialties are sales management/business development, operations management, marketing, project management and business planning and strategy.
George’s hobbies include sports, morning Starbucks, traveling and spending time with his wife, Heather.
Laura Hamby – Account Manager
Laura Hamby Is excited to bring new clients to Frisco Style as an Account Manager. She has a degree in communications and journalism from Western Michigan University.
Laura sold advertising in the Detroit market for 10 years then ventured into the health and fitness industry.
While enjoying the perks of helping others be their best, she fell in love, married, moved to Frisco and started a family. Now that her Children Oliver 19 and Ella 17 are fairly self-sufficient, Laura decided she could go back to work again.
She makes time for early morning workouts and meditation & is a lunch time yogi. On the weekends, Laura spends what some would say, too many hours in the kitchen preparing clean green and organic food that her husband Jay and Ella enjoy. She also concocts alternative desserts. Fortunately for her, no one touches her treats!
Gabriela Gilstrap – Photography
Gabriela Gilstrap is a follower of Jesus Christ and the professional photographer for Frisco STYLE Magazine, where she has been working since September 2018. Gabriela graduated as a journalist in social communications in Venezuela, where she was a television news anchor, radio show host and photographer. Gabriela realized how difficult the situation in her country was getting and decided to leave due to persecution on journalists against the government in 2009.
She has more than 15 years of experience in photography, specializing in family portraits, children, babies and culinary. She has a five-year-old son and enjoys bootcamp and group classes at Orangetheory Fitness. She loves her family and friends, singing in the choir at Prestonwood Baptist Church and spending time with her son, volunteering and helping people