Jim Merle has been with Babcox Media since 1993 and currently serves as group publisher of Brake & Front End, ImportCar, Underhood Service, Shop Owner and Servicio Automotriz. Jim currently serves on the AutoCare Association’s Marketing Committee and the Strategy Track Committee for the Automotive Communication Council. Jim has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing/Advertising from the University of Akron.
(330) 670-1234 ext. 280
Mary serves as editor of Shop Owner and has worked on several custom publishing pieces for some of the major automotive OEMs throughout her 25-year career at Babcox Media. Her unique perspective of the import marketplace allows her to tailor the content of custom pieces to deliver our clients’ message with impact to a target audience. As an integral part of the Babcox editorial team, Mary assists with many other duties, including corporate communications and digital media properties.
(330) 670-1234 ext. 221
Adam Redling has been with Babcox Media since 2015 as the managing editor of Shop Owner. Prior to joining Babcox Media, Adam worked as a writer and editor at B2B publishing company October Research, LLC. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a minor in Communication from the University of Dayton.
(330) 670-1234 ext. 268
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.
(330) 670-1234 ext. 284
Kelly Gifford has been with Babcox Media since 2000. She is currently the graphic designer for Shop Owner. She has also worked on the corporate capabilities brochure team for the past seven years. Kelly has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from The University of Akron.
(330) 670-1234 ext. 249