About Us

TCG was formed in 2012 by two veteran tire industry executives — Skip Viola and Richard Clarke. With profound knowledge of the industry and a passion for tires that’s second to none, they’ve brought together an elite team of tire professionals whose careers have helped shape the tire market. No one knows the DNA of the tire market like TCG.

Today, we remain on the pulse of industry trends, news, and global market shifts, frequently collaborating with other tire industry specialists and thought leaders. So, whether you have short- or long-term goals, our experts can help your business grow.

Tap our range of services to strategically seed or advance your position in the tire market:

  • Strategic planning
  • Optimizing sales
  • Marketing research
  • End-to-end operations
  • Comprehensive human resources solutions
  • Supply chain logistics
  • End-to-end production knowledge
  • Brand naming
  • Tread/sidewall design consultation
  • Product slotting and pricing
  • Financial analysis
  • Competitive trends in the North American market.

Who do we work with?

We provide services to both domestic and foreign corporations, including:

  • Manufacturers
  • Distributors
  • Retailers
  • Financial institutions (Venture Capital firms)
  • Activist investors
  • Law firms
  • Other major consulting firms

Strategic Guidance + Financial Backing

Thanks to a partnership recently established with Washington, DC-based FOCUS Investment Banking, LLC (FOCUS), TCG now offers our clients a range of key financial services to help you capitalize on the current direction of the automotive marketplace.

We offer the full breadth of investment banking services, including but not limited to:

  • Company diversification
  • Company acquisition
  • Transfer of wealth