Don was named editor of Tire Business in January, 2017. He started with sister publication, Rubber & Plastics News in March, 2013, as a copy editor, and later that year was promoted to managing editor. Don has been a journalist for more than 35 years, including 27 years with The (Canton) Repository, where he served as sports editor, managing editor and executive editor. Originally from Ashtabula, Ohio, Don earned a bachelor’s degree from Walsh University in North Canton.
UNIONTOWN, Ohio — About a year ago, I wrote a column in which I asked our readers whether they have a pet at their dealerships, and it turns out many of you do. So most of you will understand the emotional roller coaster I'm about to take you on.
SAN DIEGO — It was almost like being part of the audience at the taping of an Oprah show: All the dealers who attended the Point S Tire & Automotive Service USA learned that they were eligible to receive two flat-screen television monitors for each of their locations.