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About Modern Tire Dealer's Annual Tire Dealer of the Year Award

There is no higher honor a tire dealer can receive than joining the prestigious list of winners of Modern Tire Dealer’s Tire Dealers of the Year. In addition to the industry recognition, the MTD Tire Dealer of the Year’s favorite charity will receive a minimum of $1,000 from MTD. The winner will also be featured on the cover of our September issue and spotlighted in a feature article. Nominations for 2017 are closed.  Check back for 2018!

In selecting MTD ’s Tire Dealer of the Year, judges will consider five elements:

  • 1Business Success
  • 2Marketing Skills
  • 3Management Skills
  • 4Industry Knowledge
  • 5Community Involvement

2016 Tire Dealer of the Year

Alpio Anthony Barbara

Alpio Anthony Barbara

Company: Redwood General Tire Service Co.

Location: Redwood City, Calif.

Over the last 31 years, Alpio Barbara has built a single store into one of the largest independent tire dealerships in the country. He took over sole ownership in 2000 and Redwood General Tire has grown into a superstore with 40 employees who service 50 cars a day and ring up $12 million in annual sales.

Read more about our Tire Dealer of the Year

Past Winners

Dealer of The Year 2015


Dealer of The Year 2014


Dealer of The Year 2013


Dealer of The Year 2012


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