About Us


Warren Expressed Inc. is an Ohio not-for-profit corporation formed in April 2011. Our goal is to build a community of people with a shared interest in shaping the future of our home town — Warren, Ohio.

The officers of Warren Expressed are all 1967 graduates of Warren G. Harding. They are:

Dennis Blank, Publisher, co-founder and blog author. Dennis is a Hiram College graduate and attended Ohio State graduate business school. He moved to New York in 1976 where he entered the media business, spending the next 34 years working for both large media companies and start-ups. He spent 25 years at Time Inc., working in New York, London and Chicago. He was the Marketing Director of Fortune magazine and the Associate Publisher of Money magazine among a number of jobs there. He retired in 2010, and moved back to Warren in 2011 to launch Warren Expressed. He ran for Mayor of Warren as an independent candidate in 2015 but was unsuccessful.

Carle Churgin  (Corky Robison), Treasurer, is a co-founder and principal of Chain Reaction Partners in Boulder, Colorado. She is a certified Co-Active Professional and Corporate Coach who coaches professionals and executives, conducts leadership development programs and facilitates team meetings and retreats. Carle holds a business degree from Kent State University and has extensive management experience in communications and public relations. She is the mother of two daughters and has served on the board of Parenting Place, a Boulder non-profit serving new moms and babies, as well as The Watershed School, an innovative middle and high school which provides a rigorous, meaningful and applicable education to its students. In addition to running a business, Carle makes yearly sojourns to Italy and performs with the Broadway Boomers, a group of “older” thespians performing show tunes.

John Reebel, Secretary and techno-wizard toiled for 30 years as a computer geek in the IT jungle, first in industry and later in higher education at John Carroll University in Cleveland.  He prepared for this career by getting degrees in history and Spanish while driving cabs and trucks, teaching Spanish and working in the freight business.  He holds bachelor’s degrees from Ohio State and Kent State Universities.  John runs and bicycles regularly and tries to make up for that with his love of micro brews.  Other interests are reading, woodworking and politics.  His volunteer activities also include University Heights City Beautiful Commission and the Cleveland Touring Club.