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Tire Review staff:
Dean Martin joined Babcox in 1996 as associate group publisher for the company’s automotive service publications and a regional sales manager covering territories in the southeast and south central U.S. Martin was named publisher of Fleet Equipment in 2013 and Tomorrow’s Tech in 2014. In 2018, when the Tomorrow’s Tech brand was folded into the Babcox Media Tech Group properties, Martin took responsibility for the publishing duties of Tire Review and Fleet Service Technology. Prior to joining Babcox, Dean served as publisher of trade publications in the mining and construction industries. Dean is a 1981 graduate of The Ohio State University.
Patti (Renner) Hoying
Patti (Renner) Hoying returns to Babcox Media as editor of Tire Review. A staunch advocate for the independent business owner, she owned and operated a chain of independent coffee shops, a specialty retail store, consulted with small business owners on online marketing strategy, and served as vice president of marketing, North America, for a global marketing technology company. An Ohio State University alumna and proud 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.
Madeleine Winer joined Babcox Media in 2017 as Senior Editor of Tire Review. She previously covered Southern Indiana communities and was a web writer for Louisville’s Courier Journal. She graduated from Kent State University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and speaks Spanish fluently.
Senior Contributing Editor
As senior contributing editor, Denise provides content and insight on a variety of tire-related columns. A former for Tire Review staffer, 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.