Northwest Tire Factory names management chairman

Feb. 16, 2007

Chris Cornelius of Rexburg, Idaho, has been elected chairman of Northwest Tire Factory LLC's management committee. He replaces Bill Spencer of Creswell, Ore., the committee's chairman for the past six years.

Cornelius has been a Tire Factory member for nine years. He and Ryan Theuson are the co-owners of Claire & Dee’s Tire Factory in Rexburg.

Five members also have been elected to group's management committee. They are Eric Gill, of Portland, Ore.; Paul Williams of Pasco, Wash.; Don Vorderstrasse of Lebanon, Ore.; Don Fowers of Clearfield, Utah; and Bill Spencer. Each member will serve a three-year term.

Portland, Ore.-based Northwest Tire Factory has 186 stores throughout 11 western states.