Brian Carabet has more than 25 years of experience in the publishing industry, ranging from third party publishing to magazine publishing and coffee table book development. He lives in Plano, Texas. John Shand has more than 30 years of business management experience in a diverse mix of corporate structures, specializing in building and managing sales and marketing organizations. He lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. They are the cofounders of Panache Partners, LLC, a publishing company based in Dallas, Texas.