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Club 3633 Profile: Quick Chadwick

Quick Chadwick, 40 Director of Marketing Tire Pros Quick Chadwick doesn’t necessarily consider himself a visionary; however, he does see things differently when it comes to helping Tire Pros dealers prosper. As a marketing leader, Chadwick is looking to design a “better mousetrap,” one that will simplify things for both the customer and the tire

Club 3633 Profile: Colin Gallagher

Colin Gallagher, 34 Regional Sales Director, Great Lakes Region American Tire Distributors Colin Gallagher’s father gave him two words of advice: Have fun. “Not only has that helped me manage through many stressful situations, more importantly, it reminds me that life isn’t about getting to a destination; it’s about finding happiness in each step along

Club 3633 Profile: Kyle Schoenthaler

Kyle Schoenthaler, 34 General Manager The Tred Shed Tire Pros Kyle Schoenthaler got his start in the family business at the age of 12 when his dad made him work at the shop cleaning floors and bathrooms. By 14, he was installing tires during the summers, and at 19, after a brief stint at a

Club 3633 Profile: Brett Miller

Brett Miller, 30 Graphic Designer Flynn’s Tire & Auto Service When Brett Miller first started working in the industry three years ago, he received some advice from Flynn’s President Joe Flynn, who told him, “Having a strong work ethic and love for what you do will lead to success no matter what direction the industry

Club 3633 Profile: Justin Hayes

Justin Hayes, 32 Product Manager Bridgestone Americas For some, running a marathon is a life-long goal. For Justin Hayes, 26.2 miles is just a start. A competitive distance runner, Hayes finished 12th in the Men’s Division of the U.S. 100-Mile National Championships in 2015. “Probably 50% of my professional success I would directly relate to

Club 3633 Profile: Cameron Chernikow

Cameron Chernikow, 30 National Program Manager, Marketing & Communications Tire Pros The best advice Cameron Chernikow ever received was “Always be hungry to learn more.” She’s certainly listened. Chernikow is the creative mind behind much of Tire Pros’ national advertising, promotions and other initiatives/programs that support Tire Pros dealers. Chernikow’s hunger to learn helps her

Club 3633 Profile: Matt Hawkins

Matt Hawkins, 41 CEO Snap Finance Living by his life motto “Enhance lives,” Matt Hawkins, says success is when he is able to help other people succeed. Hawkins founded Snap Finance five years ago to provide financing to small businesses to help them grow – eventually adding tire dealers to the client mix. Hawkins believes

Club 3633 Profile: Beth Barron

Beth Barron, 45 Vice President of Operations Chabill’s Tire and Auto Service Beth Barron started working in her family’s business straight out of college. The job was intended to be temporary as she decided what she wanted to do next. Twenty-four years later, Barron has climbed the ladder to her current role at Chabill’s Tire

Club 3633 Profile: Chad Jasiunas

Chad Jasiunas, 41 Technical Manager Functional Materials Lehigh Technologies Inc. Since his return to the tire industry four years ago, Chad Jasiunas has been hard at work helping Lehigh Technologies develop the new compound technology, EkoDyne, that essentially repurposes tire compounds to be put back into tires. “EkoDyne is a functional compound, which is a

Club 3633 Profile: Sally Thomas

Sally Thomas, 40 Co-owner J.P Thomas & Co. While other teenage girls received their high school education, Sally Thomas was also learning tire business 101. A co-owner at J.P. Thomas & Co. with her brother, Bryan, Thomas began to understand what it takes to be successful in the tire industry while still in high school

Club 3633 Profile: Shane Petty

Shane Petty, 44 Operations Manager Bridgestone Americas Warren County Plant Shane Petty describes his day as a sports practice. He covers fundamentals and touches on safety, quality and prep for the next big game. The only difference is his field is a tire plant and his players are plant employees. “I pretty much set the tone

Club 3633 Profile: Jamie McNutt

Jamie McNutt, 45 Director of Compoud Development and Laboratories Bridgestone Americas Technical Center While attending the University of Akron, Jamie McNutt formed a passion for tires when she took a course on tire rubber compounding. “The beauty of compounding is that is a blend of science and creativity that you get to analyze. It makes