Proud to be an Independent Tire Dealer Archives - Tire Review Magazine
Dealer Focus: Philip Biscan, Van’s Tire Pros of Alliance

Since Philip Biscan took over the business from an old family friend in 2018, he’s grown Van’s Tire Pros of Alliance from five employees to 11; from two bays to seven, he says.

Dealer Focus: Kyle and Shannon Rockhill, Rock’s 54 Tire & Oil

The Rockhills have sustained their shop’s reputation of fast, friendly and reliable service, even when the pandemic has made business less reliable.

Dealer Focus: Bryan Weber, Weber Automotive

As the automotive industry evolves, Bryan says he intends to grow with it, with plans to break ground on an 8,600-sq.-ft. building on the same property as the current shop.

Tire Dealer Profile: Jim Stocking, Park Tire Company

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.

Dealer Focus: Steve and Andrew Brock, Big Rapids Tire

Steve and Andrew Brock, the father-and-son team who co-own Big Rapids Tire, run their shop by consistently “doing the right thing.” Steve says he knows the face of nearly every customer who walks through his doors.

Dealer Focus: Rob Duckworth, Tire Outlet

Robert Duckworth turned around Tire Outlet’s Palatka location, making it one of the 12-store dealership’s most profitable, with a lot of elbow grease and a focus on operational efficiency.

Dealer Focus: Ronnie Lefevers, Tires Plus Tire Pros

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.

Dealer Focus: Bob Beasley, Beasley Tire Service, Inc.

Since taking the helm of Beasley Tire Service, Bob Beasley has expanded the company under his father’s customer service motto, “we make it happen” for the customer.

Dealer Focus: Cannon’s/Condon & Christ Automotive Service+

Eric and Allison Smith distinguish themselves as the most neighborly shop in the LaPorte, Indiana, area.

Proud to Be: Joe Mullaney, Mullaney’s Tire & Car Care Center

Joe Mullaney says independent tire dealers have a leg up over the big box stores when it comes to choosing their direction.

Independent Tire Dealer Focus: Craig Bruneel, Bruneel Point S Tire & Auto Service

Craig Bruneel, owner of 11 Bruneel Point S Tire & Auto Service stores in Idaho, takes pride in creating an environment where employees feel like they are working for the Bruneel Point S family.

Independent Tire Dealer Focus: Bob and Debbie Shanahan, Dupage Tire & Auto Center Inc.

Bob and Debbie Shanahan, owners of Dupage Tire & Auto Center, started their business in an abandoned Woolco Service Center; now, their eight-bay shop in Lombard, Ill. finds success with customer service at its core.