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55+
Years of Combined Experience
Woman-Owned

Our Expertise

Nova Arc is self-certified as a women-owned small business (WOSB) and an economically disadvantaged women-owned small business (EDWOSB) and is pursuing official certification. We are also registered with the Small Business Administration (SBA), meaning working with Nova Arc can help you meet federal subcontractor spending requirements.

Why Choose Us

Our Leadership

Nova Arc is led by chief executive officer Heather Saunders, an experienced, engaging, and high-profile national leader in the technical editing, writing, and proofreading fields. Her experience in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and medical sectors and her people-based leadership style led to her election as President of ACES: The Society for Editing for the April 2024–April 2026 term. As the nation’s leading organization of editing professionals, educators, and students, ACES is dedicated to improving the quality of the written word and the working lives of editors. 

With a deep love of learning and a passion for giving back to the editing community, she has also previously been Vice President/President-Elect, Secretary, Communications committee chair, and a committee member of ACES and has presented at multiple conferences and taught an editing bootcamp. Heather is also producer of That Word Chat, a Zoom-based chat show with editors, linguists, and other word lovers about all things lexical. 

Previously, she also served as the Boston chapter coordinator (2013–2016) and an instructor and presenter (2018–2019) for the Editorial Freelancers Association (EFA), giving her valuable insight into the freelancing community and industry. The EFA advances excellence among a dynamic community of freelance editorial professionals by providing opportunities for business development, learning, and networking. 

Heather enjoys connecting with peers and working to uplift new ideas and others through association membership. She maintains membership in the following communities and organizations because they align with her goals and passions, and she regularly volunteers as time allows. 

Heather Saunders- Nova Arc Content Co. -we can handle your scientific and technical writing and editing needs
Association of Proposal Management Professionals

an internationally accepted authority serving and educating proposal professionals

Women in Defense

an organization that engages, cultivates, and supports the advancement and recognition of women in all aspects of national security

The Society for Technical Communication

an individual membership organization dedicated to advancing the arts and sciences of technical communication

The Council of Science Editors

originally an organization for biological science editors that now includes all scientific publishing endeavors from science editors to copy editors

The Association for Women in Science

an organization that champions the interests of women in science across all disciplines and employment sectors

The International Dark-Sky Association

a coalition of over 2,000 volunteer advocates around the world that protect the night sky using education, advocacy, retrofits, community science, and more

The Planetary Society

a member-funded nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing space science and exploration through exploring worlds, finding life, and defending Earth

Michael Caccamise- Nova Arc Content Co. -we can handle your scientific and technical writing and editing needs

Nova Arc chief operating officer Michael Caccamise has been a writer and editor in the aerospace, defense, technology, travel, nonprofit, and media industries for over 25 years. He uses this range of experience on projects of all sizes, scopes, and complexities to help navigate his role overseeing all company processes and daily operations.

He is known for his commitment to providing high-quality control, as evidenced by the regional, national, and company awards he was won over his career.

Michael is also Six Sigma Specialist certified—a discipline focused on the value of efficient operations and quality standards—and he applies these techniques to both client projects and company endeavors.

2006 1st place award for sportswriting from the Arizona Press Club

2006 1st place award for sportswriting from the Arizona Press Club, a nonprofit organization of professional reporters, editors, photographers, and designers who promote excellence in journalism through an annual contest, training seminars, scholarships, and networking events

Top 10 honorable mention national award from the Associated Press Sports Editors

APSE is a national organization that strives to improve professional standards for sports departments of professional news organizations and to recognize professional excellence among its membership

RTX awards for Global Communication in 2009 and 2010

for providing leadership support, event planning and support, global communications messaging, and more.

Why Choose Us

Our Talent

Jessica Driver, editor at Nova Arc Content Co., has over 15 years of professional experience, including technical and science writing, web content, and journalism. She is certified in Social Media Marketing from Cornell University, and regularly applies this training to make client content more visible, engaging, and effective.