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 8,000 members from all 50 states and around the globe.

 

2017 OFFICERS

Tom Formanek, President
Regional Sales Manager I Stellar Industries
Glen Nicholson, Past President
Senior Director, Retail Training l TBC Corporation
David Martin, Vice President
Director of Sales, Tire Supplies & Specialty Rubber I American Tire Distributors
John Evankovich, Secretary
Director of Tire & Battery Centers l Sam's Club
Mike Wolfe, Treasurer
Owner I Southeastern Wholesale Tire
Roy Littlefield
TIA Executive Vice President

2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mike Baggett
National Sales Manager | Yokohama Tire Corp. - OTR Division
Alpio Barbara
President l Redwood General Tire Service
Anthony Blackman
President I Atlantic Tire & Service, Inc
Steve Burhenn
Executive Vice President l Becker Tire & Treading, Inc.
Dan Childers
Director of Sales-Mid-Atlantic Region l TCi-Tire Centers
Robert Hendry
VP Sales & Marketing I 31 Incorporated
Mason Hess
Regional Manager | Purcell Tire and Service Center
Keith Jarman
President I AME International
Chris Monroe
Owner l Monroe Tire and Service
Dan Nothdurft
President | Tires Tires Tires
Jim Pangle
Senior Vice President of Operations I Fountain Tire
Brian Rigney
President I Dill Air Controls
Jon Schadl
VP of Sales and Marketing I K&M Tire
Chuck Space
Executive Director I Texas Tire & Automotive Association
Jason Williams
Executive Vice President l Jack Williams Tire Company

STAFF

Wilson Beach
Director of Membership
Marvin Bozarth
Senior Technical Consultant
Melissa DiFiore
Training & Certification Manager
Cindy Edson
Administrative Assistant
LeAnn Harley
Director of Marketing & Communcations
Stephen Heaps
Training & Certification Coordinator
Christine Hoogenboom
Director of Training
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
Alpio Barbara
Dan Childers
John Evankovich
Chris Monroe
Dan Nothdurft
Brian Rigney
Chuck Space
Jason Williams

Hall of Fame Committee

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

Membership Committee

Anthony Blackman | Chairman
Wilson Beach, Donna Sage | Staff Assistants
Alpio Barbara
Mason Hess
Keith Jarman
Jon Schadl
Chuck Space
Mike Wolfe

Nominating Committee

Glen Nicholson | Chair
Roy Littlefield | Staff Assistant
Mike Baggett
Anthony Blackman
Steve Burhenn
Bob Hendry
Keith Jarman
Jim Pangle

Strategic Planning Committee

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

Training and Education Committee

David Martin | Chairman
Chris Hoogenboom, Kevin Rohlwing | Staff Assistants
Anthony Blackman
Steve Burhenn
Dan Childers
John Evankovich
Bob Hendry
Mason Hess
Keith Jarman
Chris Monroe
Glen Nicholson
Dan Nothdurft
Jim Pangle
Brian Rigney
Jason Williams