Oren Teicher

Johanna Lawshea

Oren Teicher is CEO of the American Booksellers Association (ABA)—a national, not for profit trade association that exists to protect and promote the interests of its members: independently owned bookstores, large and small, with storefront locations in towns and cities nationwide. In 2008 ABA created Indiebound—a community-oriented movement that brings together booksellers, readers, indie retailers, local business alliances, and anyone else with a passionate belief that healthy local economies help communities thrive.