TGI adds sales executive to leadership team

July 13, 2015

Tire Group International LLC (TGI) has hired Jeff DeVonde to lead its domestic sales division as vice president of original equipment and fleet sales.

DeVonde brings more than 24 years of experience in the transportation industry selling and marketing primarily truckload dry and refrigerated freight throughout the country according to TGI. A  Navy veteran, DeVonde previously was the director of sales for Alabama Motor Express.

“We are thrilled that Jeff  is joining our team. Jeff ’s targeted hire shows our efforts to continue expanding our product offering to a diverse number of industries and segments. Jeff’s knowledge and experience in the transportation industry reflects our commitment to always finding new ways to take care of our customers’ needs,” says Joaquin Gonzalez Jr, TGI president.

TGI says it has positioned itself as one of the leading organizations in the worldwide wholesale distribution of tires as well as South Florida’s largest independent tire wholesaler.

TGI carries over 40 brands of tires. TGI also distributes its own house brands, mainly Astro, Cosmo, Industar, Luna and Orion and represents many other brands, including MRF, Cooper, Mastercraft, Sumitomo, Kenda, Mickey Thompson, Titan, and Galaxy. For more information, visit