CCI Media taps Ryan Wagner as new publisher of FDMC, succeeding Harry Urban
Posted by Larry Adams

Ryan Wagner is the new publisher of FDMC magazine. He succeeds current publisher Harry Urban.

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa — CCI Media, the owner of Woodworking Network, has named Ryan Wagner as the incoming publisher for FDMC magazine. 

Ryan will succeed Harry Urban, who will be retiring at the end of this year after a successful career spanning more than four decades in the wood industry.

Ryan launched his career in the publishing industry in 2006 with Bedford Falls Communications selling advertising and sponsorships for Surface & Panel magazine. He developed a passion for woodworking and panel processing and became the vice president of sales & marketing and associate publisher.  Ryan has 14 years of experience publishing magazines, managing trade shows and conferences, and managing digital media.

Most recently Ryan has worked for Quest Engineering, a leader in kitchen and closet manufacturing, and Greywolf Partners, a commercial real estate developer in Wisconsin.  

“CCI Media is confident that Ryan's wealth of experience and industry knowledge will help propel FDMC magazine to new heights” said Tim Fixmer, CEO of CCI Media. “As our new publisher, Ryan will lead the magazine in continuing to provide valuable insights, trends, and resources to professionals in the wood products industry.

“Harry Urban has been an outstanding member of the Woodworking Network team since 2016, advancing Woodworking Network’s print, digital, events, and multimedia properties. The CCI Media team is looking forward to the next six months as we transition to Ryan being at the helm. It is with a deep sense of gratitude that we will send Harry off with sincere wishes for a fulfilling retirement.” 


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