Katie McCarthy Lambert Receives Prestigious ATHENA Award

Katie Lambert

Katie McCarthy Lambert Receives Prestigious ATHENA Award

JULY 9, 2014 – McCarthy Tire Service is proud to announce that the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce honored Katie McCarthy Lambert with the ATHENA Award at its annual awards luncheon.

Lambert and her two siblings, John D. McCarthy Jr. and Mary Ellen Horn McCarthy, are third-generation owners of their family’s business, McCarthy Tire Service. Lambert is the company’s chief financial officer. She also serves as a board member and volunteer for a number of area nonprofits and community organizations.

The prestigious ATHENA award recognize someone who demonstrates professional excellence, who is dedicated to community service, and who actively assists women in attaining their full professional and leadership potential. This is the 29thyear for the award.

Lambert’s mother, CeCe McCarthy said she knew when her daughter was three years old that she would do well.

“She always was very friendly,” McCarthy said. “She always liked people, and we figured she would turn out this way. We knew she was going places.”

Lambert said her father, Jack McCarthy, always told her and her siblings, “Anyone can look good on paper. Now let’s see what you can do.”

“My parents pushed me to succeed in business and to help the community,” said Lambert. At the luncheon, she encouraged the attendees to “give back to your community.”




Founded in 1926, McCarthy Tire Service is a family-owned and operated tire dealer headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The company has more than 60 service locations and 10 Bandag retread tire manufacturing plants along the east coast of the United States. McCarthy Tire is the sixth largest independent commercial tire dealer and one of the top 50 retail tire dealers in the country. The company offers tire sales and service; automotive mechanical services and repairs; fleet services; truck mechanical services; 24-hour commercial roadside assistance; and retread tire manufacturing. For more information, visit www.McCarthyTire.com.



Amy Cameron, 800-724-3506, acameron@mccarthytire.com

1200 601 McCarthy Tire Service
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