Tyrrell Mahoney became president of Chronicle Books in January 2017. She had previously been vice president of Sales, Marketing & Business Development for Chronicle Books, a role she had held since 2007. Tyrrell first joined Chronicle Books in 1996, where she started as a sales & marketing associate, and has also served the company as national accounts manager, trade sales director, and executive director of Sales. Prior to joining Chronicle Books, Tyrrell worked as the circulation manager at Mother Jones magazine and as an account executive at Epsilon Data Management, a division of American Express. Tyrrell is a graduate of Boston University with a BA in English. She is a long-time resident of San Francisco.