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Charles Goodyear revolutionized the commercial rubber industry when he discovered vulcanization and filed patent U.S. 3633. The filing of this patent can be seen as a starting point for the modern tire industry. Tire Review is seeking to feature the next generation of Club 3633.
Proud to be a Tire Dealer
Do you know an independent tire dealer in the retail, commercial or wholesale business that is doing amazing things for the community, has reached a major milestone or simply has a great story about his or her business? Tire Review wants to share their stories!
Randy Loeser joined Babcox Media in 2013 as publisher of Tire Review with additional responsibilities as Group Publisher of Engine Builder and Director of Digital Development. Randy has worked for several national business-to-business publishers in a variety of roles, including publisher, business development, marketing and internet products management. Randy is a 1995 graduate of John Carroll University.
Patti Renner returns to Babcox Media as editor of Tire Review. Since leaving Babcox in 1997 (former editor of Underhood Service), she owned and operated a chain of specialty retail shops, worked with small businesses on their online marketing approach, and served as VP Marketing North America for a global marketing technology company. A graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in Journalism – Public Relations and native of Akron, Ohio, Patti is the third generation of her family to work in the tire industry – both parents, her brother and three grandparents were longtime Goodyear, General and BFGoodrich employees, so the tire industry is in her blood.
Kristen joined Tire Review in 2013. The 2009 graduate of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, brings a wealth of experience from assignments as digital media specialist at Little Rock Air Force Base, publicist at Vance Air Force Base and stints as a contributing writer with both the Toledo Free Press and Southeast Ohio Magazine.
Carley joined Tire Review as an associate editor in 2015. A 2015 graduate of Kent State University with a degree in magazine journalism and a minor in writing, Carley was the editor of the student-run news site, KentWired. Prior to joining Tire Review, Carley worked as a writer, blogger, editor and Web editor for multiple campus magazines and student projects and interned with the Chautauquan Daily as the newspaper’s Web editor.
Senior Contributing Editor
As senior editor of Tire Review magazine, Denise writes the magazine’s Marketing Matters column, focused on uncovering fresh, new marketing ideas for tire dealers, as well as helping readers get more out of their existing marketing promotion efforts. She also contributes various cover features and special assignments. Prior to joining Tire Review in 2007, the University of Akron graduate served as feature section writer and news reporter for the Medina Gazette and was a reporter for the Barberton Herald, both located in the Akron area.
Ad Services Coordinator
Christine Perry joined Babcox Media in 2016. She is the Ad Service Coordinator for Engine Builder, Fleet Equipment, Tire Review and Tomorrow’s Technician. She is a graduate of Kent State University with a degree in English.
RJ Pooch joined Babcox Media in 2016 as Art Director of Tire Review and Engine Builder magazines. RJ graduated from Bowling Green State University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Graphic Design and has worked in B2B and Consumer publishing ever since.