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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.
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Mary DellaValle joined Babcox Media in 1988 as the Senior Editor of Brake & Front End magazine. Since then, she’s held various roles, most recently serving as the editor of ImportCar in addition to contributing her talents across the entire portfolio of Babcox Media brands in her 30-year career with the company. Her unique perspective of the automotive aftermarket allows her to tailor the content of custom pieces to deliver a clients’ message with impact to a target audience. DellaValle’s appointment makes her only the 10th editor of Tire Review in its 118-year history.
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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.
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David Sickels joined Babcox Media early in 2019 as Associate Editor of Tire Review. He previously covered Northeast Ohio communities as the Managing Editor for The Post Newspapers. He graduated from The University of Akron in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications with a focus on news.
Senior Contributing Editor
As senior contributing editor, Denise provides content and insight on a variety of tire-related columns. A former 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.
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Kelly McAleese has been with Babcox Media since 1987. She currently serves as the advertising manager for Fleet Equipment. She is a graduate from the University of Akron.
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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.