Bachleda has formerly served as president of the Society of Publication Designers in addition to working as creative director of Latina and Vibe. He also has his own firm, FB Design, which has worked closely with the likes of Condé Nast, Time Inc., Hearst, and The New York Times.
Dela Vega previously worked for Essence magazine as its director of photography after a stint as the national photo editor for Time and deputy photo editor at Teen People. Dela Vega worked alongside Bachleda at Vibe where the two received one of two first place awards for ASME’s 2006 Best Celebrity Cover.
Fast Company has also brought on a new senior editor, Nancy Cook, formerly of Newsweek, as well as staff editor Emily Biuso from The New York Times Magazine.
As the magazine editor Robert Safian puts it, they are “investing in additional talent.”