Board of Directors
G. Charles Dix II
Chairman of the Board
G. Charles Dix II (Chuck) is the President of Dix 1898. Prior to being named President of Dix 1898, Mr. Dix was President of the Dix Radio Division, served as publisher of The Alliance Review, and served on the board for the Inland Press Association. Mr. Dix is the past president of the national publishing co-op (PAGE) and Alliance Area Development Board. Currently, Mr. Dix serves on the Stark County Community Foundation, Alliance Area Development, along with several local Alliance business boards.
Andrew S. Dix
Andrew S. Dix was the publisher of The Daily Record, Times-Gazette and Daily Jeffersonian. Prior to joining The Daily Record, Times-Gazette and Daily Jeffersonian, he was the Advertising Director for The Alliance Review from 1998 to 2006. Mr. Dix is a member of the Wooster Rotary Club, serves on the board of the Guernsey County Community Foundation, Inland Press Foundation, and sits on the Advisory Board of the Wayne Economic Development Council.
Ann Dix Maenza
Ann Dix Maenza is the past publisher of The State Journal. Prior to joining The State Journal, she practiced law in Cincinnati, Ohio, and then worked for WRAD Broadcasting in Radford, Virginia. Ms. Maenza is a member of the Frankfort Rotary Club and sits on the Advisory Board of the Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce.
Troy A. Dix
Troy A. Dix is a Board Member with concentrated efforts on developing and upgrading the corporate infrastructure. Prior to that, Mr. Dix was publisher of the Times-Gazette, and co-publisher of The State Journal. Before joining Dix 1898, Mr. Dix was as a consultant with PlanGraphics working in the field of geographic information systems (GIS), automated mapping and facilities management (AM/FM).
David E. Dix
David E. Dix was the publisher of Record Publishing Company, a position he has held since 1974. Mr. Dix serves on the board of Robinson Memorial Hospital, Portage County Port Authority, and is a member of Kent Rotary. Mr. Dix is a former president of the Ohio Newspaper Association Board of Trustees, Kent State University, Kent Area Chamber of Commerce and is a former director of the Ravenna Area Chamber of Commerce.
Robert C. Dix, Jr.
Robert C. Dix, Jr. is a retired publisher of The Daily Jeffersonian. Prior to being publisher at The Daily Jeffersonian, Mr. Dix was publisher of The Alliance Review, the former Martins Ferry—Bellaire Times—Leader worked in various capacities at other Dix newspapers and was chairman of the group’s former television division. Mr. Dix retired as a board member of the Lewiston-Auburn, Maine, Sun Journal newspapers.
Andrew R. Dix
Andrew R. Dix is the co-founder of Crowdfund Insider, a crowdfunding data & news website covering the industry of alternative finance. Mr. Dix was previously the president of Dix 1898 Internet, Chair of the Human Resource Committee for the Ohio Newspaper Association and Board Chair for the Akron Better Business Bureau.
William J. Etchell
William J. Etchell is a former partner with Meaden & Moore, a large regional accounting and financial services firm based in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Etchell has served as an advisor to Dix 1898 since 2002. Mr. Etchell has more than 40 years of experience dealing with the challenges and opportunities encountered by successful family businesses.
Chief Financial Officer
Todd Whetstone is the Chief Financial Officer for the holding company, Wooster Republican Printing Company. In addition to his financial management responsibilities, Mr. Whetstone oversees strategic planning and merger & acquisition activities for the company. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Whetstone held senior positions with a number of Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Whetstone is very active with his church, and he provides financial mentoring to church members and individuals referred to the church for financial mentoring.