McCarthy Tire Hosts Leadership Meeting

McCarthy Tire Family Members 3rd and 4th generation

McCarthy Tire Hosts Leadership Meeting

Over 300 tire industry leaders gathered in Wilkes-Barre, PA for the McCarthy Tire Leadership meeting, themed “Building a Legacy Together,” which took place on February 26th through the 29th. The event brought together representatives from across the organization, including sales, store managers, regional leaders, corporate department heads and executives.

The meeting focused on three key areas: serving the customer, enhancing leadership skills, and living the McCarthy Tire company culture. Setting the tone for the conference, John McCarthy Jr., President, McCarthy Tire, kicked off the meeting with a state of the union address and an impassioned speech emphasizing the company’s core value, “Because of the Customer, We Exist”. Attendees also participated in interactive workshops designed to improve communication, customer service, and stress management. Steve Hoeft, President Commercial Truck Group, Bridgestone Americas and Rob Siebert, President OTR North America, Bridgestone Americas, presented insights on the latest trends and technologies in the tire industry, equipping participants with valuable knowledge to further prepare them for success in their respective markets. The event also featured a vendor expo, where representatives from several key suppliers showcased their products and services and fostered valuable connections with McCarthy Tire leadership.

Beyond professional development, the meeting provided a platform for networking and team building through various social events, including a welcome reception, and entertaining evening activities including an award ceremony that recognized outstanding individuals in sales and operations who drove results and embody the company’s culture. These opportunities fostered closer relationships between store managers, sales representatives, regional and corporate leadership, solidifying a collaborative culture within the organization and setting the foundation for a customer first mindset.

“I’m incredibly proud of the energy and commitment displayed at our leadership meeting. The collaborative spirit was truly inspiring, and it solidified my belief in the power of our team. The shared focus on the customer and living our company culture was evident throughout the entire event,” said John McCarthy Jr., President, McCarthy Tire. “I’m confident that this renewed sense of purpose will translate into exceptional service for our valued customers”.

McCarthy Tire fosters a culture of serving the customer, collaboration, and continuous improvement within its organization. This leadership meeting served as a testament to the company’s dedication to its employees and partners and commitment to continuing to build on the legacy for generations to come. The event also set the stage to celebrate the centennial anniversary in 2026.


Founded in 1926, McCarthy Tire Service is a fourth-generation family-owned and operated commercial tire dealer headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. McCarthy Tire has more than 70 service locations and 13 Bandag retread tire manufacturing plants along the east coast of the United States.

McCarthy Tire is the 5th largest independent commercial tire dealer and the 7th largest retread tire manufacturer in North America, offering tire sales and service for commercial trucks, industrial equipment, off-the-road (OTR) vehicles, agricultural and forestry equipment, commercial fleet services, truck mechanical services, 24-hour commercial roadside assistance, retread manufacturing, and automotive mechanical services and repairs.


Amy Cameron, 570-822-3151,

2560 1878 McCarthy Tire Service
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