About

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is an international non-profit association representing all segments of the tire industry, including those that manufacture, repair, recycle, sell, service or use new or retreaded tires, and also those suppliers or individuals who furnish equipment, material or services to the industry. The mission of TIA is to promote tire safety through training and education, to act as the principal advocate in government affairs, and to enhance the image and professionalism of the industry so that our member businesses may be more successful. TIA has over 9,000 members from all 50 states and around the globe.

 

2018 OFFICERS

Brian Rigney, Secretary
President I Dill Air Controls
Tom Formanek, Past President
Regional Sales Manager I Stellar Industries
David Martin, President
Category Director of Tools and Supply | American Tire Distributors
John Evankovich, Vice President
Director of Tire & Battery Centers l Sam's Club
Mike Wolfe, Treasurer
Owner I Southeastern Wholesale Tire
Roy Littlefield
TIA Executive Vice President

2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mike Baggett
National Sales Manager | Yokohama Tire Corp. - OTR Division
Anthony Blackman
President I Atlantic Tire & Service, Inc
Ernie Caramanico
President | Amityville Firestone
Dan Childers
Director of Sales-Mid-Atlantic Region l TCi-Tire Centers
Russell Devens
Director of Safety and Risk Management | McCarthy Tire Service
Brad Feeney
Director of Commercial Products | TBC Corporation
Mason Hess
Regional Manager | Purcell Tire and Service Center
Thomas Kirk Huls
President/CEO | TOKAH Inc. dba Big O Tires #5729
Keith Jarman
President I AME International
Dan Nothdurft
President | Tires Tires Tires
Jim Pangle
Senior Vice President of Operations I Fountain Tire
Jon Schadl
VP of Sales and Marketing I K&M Tire
Chuck Space
Executive Director I Texas Tire & Automotive Association

STAFF

Wilson Beach
Director of Membership
Marvin Bozarth
Senior Technical Consultant
Melissa DiFiore
Training & Certification Manager
LeAnn Harley
Director of Marketing & Communications
Joseph Heath
Technical Manager
Christine Hoogenboom
Director of Training
Kimberly Jones
Administrative Assistant
Dana Lemon
Training & Certification Coordinator
Roy Littlefield
Executive Vice President
Roy Littlefield IV
Director of Government Affairs
Sandra Martinez
Vice President of Operations
Shawn Pease
Director of Automotive Tire Service
LaKisha Pindell
Director of Meetings & Advertising
Kevin Rohlwing
Senior Vice President of Training
Matthew White
Director of Tire Service

COMMITTEES AND COUNCILS

Government Affairs Committee

Dick Gust | Chairman
Roy Littlefield | Staff Assistant
Ernie Caramanico
Dan Childers
John Evankovich
Tom Huls
Dan Nothdurft
Brian Rigney
Chuck Space

Hall of Fame Committee

Dick Gust | Chairman
Roy Littlefield | Staff Assistant
Mike Baggett
Tom Formanek
Mike Wolfe
Bruce Davis, Tire Business
Randy Loeser, Tire Review
Greg Smith, Modern Tire Dealer

Membership Committee

Anthony Blackman | Chairman
LeAnn Harley and Wilson Beach | Staff Assistants
Ernie Caramanico
Russell Devens
Brad Feeney
Mason Hess
Keith Jarman
Jim Pangle
Chuck Space
Mike Wolfe

Nominating Committee

Tom Formanek | Chair
Roy Littlefield | Staff Assistant
Mike Baggett
Anthony Blackman
Ernie Caramanico
Brad Feeney
Keith Jarman
Jim Pangle

Strategic Planning Committee

Mike Wolfe | Chairman
Sandra Martinez | Staff Assistant
Mike Baggett
Tom Formanek
David Martin
Jon Schadl

Training and Education Committee

Dan Nothdurft | Chairman
Chris Hoogenboom, Kevin Rohlwing | Staff Assistants
Anthony Blackman
Dan Childers
Russell Devens
John Evankovich
Brad Feeney
Mason Hess
Tom Huls
Keith Jarman
David Martin
Brian Rigney
Jon Schadl