Lori Mavrigian

Managing Editor

Since joining Modern Tire Dealer in 1979, Lori Mavrigian has held several key positions leading to her current title as managing editor. In addition to handling the day-to-day operations of magazine production, Lori writes features, contributes photography and is in charge of coordinating several of the magazines departments, such as Your Turn, NVH Solutions and Datafile/Products. She also works with the magazine's National Advisory Council each month for the exclusive Ludwig Report retail/wholesale surveys. She earned a B.A. in Mass Media-Communications from the University of Akron, where she worked in the university's PBS television studio as well as on the campus newspaper.


Glen Nicholson Praises TIA Members for Standing Strong on Important Issues

Nov. 3, 2016
You would think handing over the reins of the presidency of the Tire Industry Association (TIA) would be accompanied with a sigh of relief and a sensation that the weight of the...

Tom Formanek Plans to ‘Keep the Course’ as TIA President

Nov. 3, 2016
Tom Formanek, 54, took over as president of the Tire Industry Association (TIA) during TIA’s Global Tire Expo, part of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) ...

All You Have to Do Is Act Naturally

June 10, 2016
I have complimented Wayne Williams many times on his Counter Intelligence columns. He is a good writer, and not to be a bragger myself, he reinforces everything that I believe...

Gateway to the Future: Tire Wholesaler Holds Grand Opening for Warehouse Expansion

June 9, 2016
The wholesale division of North Gateway Tire Co. Inc. in Seville, Ohio, recently held an open house for the grand opening of an 82,000-square-foot warehouse expansion. It was ...

Inspiration and Empowerment

Oct. 29, 2015
Freda Pratt-Boyer reviews progress in legislation, retreading and women’s issues as her year as president of TIA comes to a close.
Consumer Tires

Opinions are Split on Truck Tire Tariffs

Oct. 27, 2015
We asked, “Do you think tariffs should be placed on low-cost truck tire imports from China?”