Tilmann Distelbarth was born in Heilbronn in 1967. After studying business administration and training as an editor, he joined the family business Heilbronner Stimme. Since 1997 he has been managing partner of the media company in the third generation. In addition to his duties in the media group and in supervisory bodies of other publishing houses, Tilmann Distelbarth has been involved in various honorary functions in the publishers’ association and numerous regional associations and institutions for many years. Tilmann Distelbarth is married and has three children.