Career Highlights:

  • Disciplines include Finance, Accounting, and Risk Management.
  • Career spans positions at Robert C Stotler, Merchants Tire Company, Friend Tire Company, American Tire Distributors, Treadways Corporation, TBC Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation of America, and Global Stainless Steel Supply.


John is a successful entrepreneur and seasoned business professional with an impressive and diverse background, principally in the areas of finance, accounting, and risk management. He has held senior positions with several of the tire industry’s leading tire purveyors. Having passed the CPA exam, John brings unique, in-depth knowledge that spans virtually the entire financial spectrum.


After serving as an accountant and business consultant, John joined tire retailer and wholesaler Robert C Stotler, Inc., where he held the post of Accountant, reporting to the president and owner. Subsequently John assumed the role of Staff Accountant, Assistant, and then Controller at Merchants Tire Company, a $350 million Virginia-based tire retailer, wholesaler, commercial purveyor and retreader. John moved on to serve as Controller at commercial tire and retreading firm, Friend Tire Company, in Maryland. He returned to Merchants Tire to assume the position of Financial Analyst.

John then joined American Tire Distributors, $1.2 billion national tire wholesaler, to serve as its Northeast Regional VP of Finance. Subsequently, John was tapped to serve as Chief Financial Officer at Treadways Corporation of Philadelphia, PA — a $330 million subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation of America, where he reported directly to the CEO. He then assumed the role of Vice President/Controller of Shared Services at TBC Corporation of Juno Beach, FL, a $2.5 billion subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation of America. John then moved to New York to take the position of Vice President, Business Investment, in the Risk Management Department of Sumitomo Corporation of America — a $7 billion subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation of Tokyo, Japan. Finally, John joined Global Stainless Steel Supply of Houston, TX, a $270 million subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, to serve as Vice President of Finance and Accounting.

John’s expansive background and intrinsic knowledge of finance and accounting matters, as they relate to the competitive tire market, will prove invaluable to Tire Consultants Group, LLC, going forward.


  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Risk Management

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