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About Nancy Staab

A successful media professional and current executive editor with 435 Magazine, Nancy Staab, PhD, has also served as the editor-in-chief of, which she founded in 2011. As the leader of LuxeCrush, an award-winning online magazine, she oversaw all publishing activities and helped maintain the magazine’s highly curated focus on luxury lifestyle topics in the Atlanta metro area and beyond. In addition to serving as the magazine's editor-in-chief, Nancy Staab has played an integral role in activities such as production, sales, marketing, event planning, and art direction.

Before founding LuxeCrush, Nancy Staab worked as a deputy editor at PaperCity Magazine, overseeing the publication's Houston and Dallas offices. While with PaperCity, she authored a number of pieces on topics ranging from fashion and style to culture and food. She also worked as the editor-in-chief of the Atlanta division of PaperCity, where she established the editorial direction and content and oversaw a team of assistant managers and interns. Earlier in her career, she worked as a senior editor with the nationally distributed Southern Accents magazine.

Work experience

Nov 2014Present

Executive Editor

435 Magazine
Jan 2011Jan 2013

Founder/Editor in Chief
Jan 2001Jan 2006

Sr. Editor Architecture & Gardens at Southern Accents magazine

Time Inc.


Jun 1998Jun 2000


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill