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About Counterman

Counterman magazine is uniquely and distinctly positioned as the clear leader among publications serving the needs of the automotive parts distribution market. Our magazine is delivered to more than 42,000 recipients, reaching more automotive parts distribution professionals than any other publication.

Counterman is read by professionals at every level of the automotive parts distribution channel, from retail chain, program group and corporate headquarters to independent WDs and company-owned distribution centers, to retail chain, company-owned and independent parts stores.

Scott Shriber
Group Publisher

Scott Shriber is a 30-year veteran of the automotive industry. His 27 years with Ford Motor Co. (Dearborn, Mich.) included senior management work in the areas of customer service, field technical training, dealer profitability, fixed operations and warranty, as well as national marketing and sales experience. He has a deep understanding of both direct and indirect parts sales channels, as well as distribution through the aftermarket. During two joint venture start-ups, he gained extensive collision, IT and medium-duty truck experience. Scott joined Babcox in 2008 as publisher of BodyShop Business. In 2010, Scott was also named publisher of Counterman magazine and the aftermarketNews e-newsletter.

He remains a devoted car enthusiast and continual student of the automotive industry. A 1979 graduate of Hillsdale College, Scott resides in Akron, Ohio, with his wife, Suzanne, and their three children

Mark Phillips

Mark worked for more than 13 years in the newspaper industry, and edited several newspapers in Ohio and Boston, Mass. He most recently was editor of Commercial Dealer magazine, a publication serving independent dealers of outdoor power equipment. He is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University.

Amy Antenora
Managing Editor

Amy Antenora has been with Babcox Media since September 2002. Amy is editor of aftermarketNews, Counterman’s sister e-publication. She also serves on Babcox’s Corporate Marketing Committee, and is an active member of the Car Care Council Women’s Board and AAIA's Leadership Development Network. She began her career as a newspaper reporter and has also worked in public relations for two state universities. Amy has a bachelor’s degree from Kent State University.


About Babcox Media 

Quality has always been a hallmark of Babcox Media. For more than 80 years, our commitment to bringing our readers and advertisers the highest level of quality publications has never wavered and continues to expand each year.

Babcox not only delivers nationally recognized, award-winning business-to-business magazines that cover virtually every aspect of the automotive aftermarket, but we also provide real-world solutions for even the most complex marketing communication issues.

Home to the industry’s most distinguished and respected magazines, Babcox is committed to journalistic integrity, influential reporting and superior design.

Each magazine is staffed by experienced, award-winning editors, writers and graphic designers – an extraordinary ensemble of talent unmatched by any other automotive aftermarket publishing company.

Every issue of our magazines features targeted, compelling articles, perceptive commentary and insightful analysis that reflect our intimate knowledge of the industry – the kind of focused information our readers expect and use every day.

Babcox magazines feature the industry’s highest level of circulation quality. Our BPA-audited titles are targeted to the key decision-makers within their specific business segment, and are subject to strict annual audits to verify that they hit the mark.


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