Ron Ledgard

Managing Editor

Ron Ledgard is the managing editor for Modern Tire Dealer and Auto Service Professional. He previously worked for The Athletic, the Akron Beacon Journal and DK Pittsburgh Sports. He started at MTD and ASP in January of 2021. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. #H2P He enjoys the outdoors, sports, cooking (or, at least, eating food) and running (but that is a work in progress).

Latest News

Better Processes Lead to More Brake Revenue for Moore Tires

March 14, 2022
Jason Friedrich is focused on developing the company’s processes, especially when it comes to auto service.
Running A Business

Schmucker Guides Millersburg Tire Through Growth Phase

March 10, 2022
Millersburg Tire Service Inc. is closing in on 70 years of being in business and one person who has been there for nearly every step is Brad Schmucker, the company’s CEO.

Continuous Tweaking Helps Biscan Hit Seven Figures

Jan. 17, 2022
Philip Biscan took ownership of Van’s Tire Pros of Alliance in late 2018 and has been able to spur on growth despite the ramifications of the pandemic.
Commercial Business

New Tire Makes ATD Player in UTV Market

Dec. 7, 2021
The Hercules TIS UT1 is specifically designed for UTV and side-by-side vehicles. It will be available during the first quarter of 2022.

College Hoops a Slam Dunk for Melvin’s Tire Pros

Dec. 2, 2021
Providence College is one of the largest universities in Rhode Island. And Jim Melvin Jr., longtime owner of North Kingstown, R.I.-based tire dealership, Melvin’s Tire Pros, says...

Consumer Tire Technology - What’s Next?

Nov. 15, 2021
MTD recently asked tire manufacturers, “What’s the next tire technology that will become standard on consumer tires?”