Nadia Askar is Integrated Content Specialist/Associate Editor for BNP Media’s Plumbing Group — Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times, PM Engineer and Reeves Journal. She is a recent graduate from Northeastern Illinois University (May 2013) and joined the Plumbing Group staff in November 2013. She coordinates product and news items for the group, and now writes the popular Truck of the Month feature for PM.
It wasn’t until college that Askar decided to major in English and be an editor. Whether it’s with a column in a magazine or the fantasy novel they’ve been working on, Askar wants to help people put their best foot forward and be the best writers they can be. She is excited to be starting her editing career so soon out of college and looks forward to working with everyone in the Plumbing Group.
Veteran industry analyst and writer Morris R. Beschloss is the industrial PVF columnist for Supply House Times and the American Supply Association’s industry analyst. Beschloss, whose career in the industrial pipe, valve and fittings sector spans more than five decades, was the recipient of the 2012 ASA Fred V. Keenan Lifetime Achievement Award.
Longtime consultant and well-respected speaker Dirk Beveridge is leading the movement of change, innovation and transformation throughout distribution. His new book “INNVOVATE! How Successful Distributors Lead Change In Disruptive Times” is now available at www.dirkbeveridge.com. Contact Dirk at email@example.com.
Hank Darlington, owner of Darlington Consulting, writes several monthly articles for magazines, teaches seminars, and offers a full range of small business consulting services to kitchen and bath dealers, distributors and manufacturers. Hank Darlington was inducted into the Hall of Fame by the National Kitchen & Bath Association in April 2004. He can be reached at 2010 Granite Bar Way, Gold River, CA 95670. Phone: 916/852-6855, fax: 916/852-8866, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dan is the hydronics contributing editor for Supply House Times. He operates the popular www.HeatingHelp.com web site where you'll find just that - Heating Help. Post your technical challenges on The Wall bulletin board and get input from some of the best in the business. You can reach him at email@example.com. He loves hearing from you!
Mike Miazga is BNP Media Plumbing Group’s Integrated Content Manager and editor of Supply House Times. Miazga plays key roles in the PVF e-News and PME Enewsletter, as well as the group’s event video presentations.
Miazga, named Supply House Times editor in November 2011, previously was senior editor of sister publications Plumbing & Mechanical and PM Engineer. A 20-year veteran of the publishing industry, Miazga is an accomplished editor, feature writer, news reporter and columnist. His experience includes daily newspapers, sports magazines, public/media relations and related e-media such as websites and e-newsletters.
Miazga, also a former high school baseball and golf coach, previously was the editor of two niche sports magazines from 2003-2009.
Bob Miodonski is Group Publisher of BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, which consists of industry-leading print and digital magazines, websites and e-newsletters. Titles include: Supply HouseTimes, Plumbing & Mechanical, PM Engineer and Reeves Journal magazines; Bath & Kitchen Pro e-News; PVF e-News; Radiant &Hydronics e-news; and www.RadiantAndHydronics.com.
Bob has covered the plumbing, piping and HVAC industry for more than 25 years as an editor and publisher of business-to-business construction magazines. He previously worked in the newspaper business as a reporter and editor. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University, where he graduated summa cum laude, and a master’s degree from the Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, where he also has worked as a part-time instructor.
Michael Place is the training director for Dakota Supply Group and the chairman for DSG’s Safety and Wellness Focus Group. He also serves as a member of ASA’s Safety Committee and participates in industry and nonindustry organizations promoting safety, training and continuing education. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suzette Rubio is the Web Content/Engagement Manager for BNP Media’s Plumbing Group. She is also the new products editor for Supply House Times. A veteran of the publishing industry for 10+ years, Rubio oversees the magazines’ websites, which include www.PMMag.com, www.PMEngineer.com , www.ReevesJournal.com and www.SupplyHT.com, as well as www.RadiantandHydronics.com and www.BathandKitchenPro.com . She also manages the Plumbing Group’s social network pages on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. Rubio joined the staff in the summer of 2005 as Supply House Times’ associate editor.
She previously was assistant editor at Mintel International and worked on In the Field, a publication of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.
She can be reached at 630-962-0086 or RubioS@bnpmedia.com
Jim Wheeler has been in the HVACR industry for more than 25 years. He has worked in contracting, for supply houses, and for national equipment manufacturers. He has served as an industry teacher on technical topics, and as a writer and editor. He has conducted seminars on building control standard protocols. He is currently available to speak or teach at industry events. You may contact him via e-mail at email@example.com.