Not many people go from wielding a meat clever to firing a stud gun into winter tires, but when Bill Watkins finds an opportunity, he takes it. “I was a butcher, a meat cutter by trade,” said Bill, a graduate from The National School of Meat Cutting in Toldeo, Ohio. “There used to be a
When things got rocky at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wiygul family made the call to “take care of the people who have taken care of us for 45 years.”
Croucher says that maintaining a happy staff and customers, as well as being involved in the community, are the foundation of her success.
Keith Hyde truly believes that honesty is the best policy, and that’s the motto he has instilled at Fairfield Tire and Service in Fairfield, Iowa, since 2003.
Langerak’s family motto – “Family. Value. Trust.” – permeates every facet of the business, reflected in everything from the framework of the company’s culture to the loyal customers who depend on Langerak’s team for all their tire and service needs.
Growing up, the grit and determination of “making it” in another country was ingrained into Polo Jr. from a young age.
Leffler wants to be known as the “World’s Greenest Tire Dealer,” and he’s well on his way to achieving that designation with taking a big bite out of his dealership’s carbon footprint.
General Manager Bobby Little says that word-of-mouth referrals are a key to Rice Farmers Coop’s success.
The culture at Park Tire is such that employees are treated like family, which boosts employee morale and productivity, sharpens their focus and fosters a spirit of cooperation.
Aaron Telle has been instrumental in expanding the family business from one to 16 stores.
One could say that Ronnie Lefevers’s reverence for all things tires, and appetite for success at a young age, laid the foundation for the Tires Plus dealership he runs today.
Bauer Built Tire & Service’s slogan is “Our strength is in our People and the Customer we serve.” That mindset is one that’s stuck with owner Jerry Bauer throughout his 43 years at the helm of the company.