At its mid-year meeting held June 22-24, 2016, the Tire Industry Association (TIA) board of directors elected John Evankovich as its new board secretary.
John will begin his one-year term as secretary on October 31, 2016. After that year, he will proceed as vice president, then president, then past president; all of these positions are for one-year terms.
“John has tremendous industry experience and a proven commitment to the association. We are fortunate to have him taking on this leadership role on our board and the entire industry will benefit from his expertise,” said TIA executive vice president Roy Littlefield.
Evankovich is a 26 year retail veteran who has been focused on the tire industry for the majority of his career. He started his career in the tire business with Sam’s Club and has progressed through various operations and human resource roles in many areas of the US. Today, Evankovich is the director of Sam’s Club’s Tire and Battery Centers. His responsibilities encompass all operations of over 630 retail locations across the United States.
Evankovich has earned numerous accolades throughout his career, including the 2009 Sam’s Club Achievement in Service Award and the 2013 Sam’s Club Carpe Diem Award. He has also achieved a certificate in human resource employment practice and law.