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California Tire Dealers Honor Pete’s Road Service

Posted on February 20, 2020
Kyle Fletcher (right) accepted a certificate commemorating 50 years of CTDA membership on behalf of Pete's Road Service. The presentation was made by (from left) CTDA President Billy Eordekian of 1-800EveryRim OEM Wheels and CTDA Executive Director Marc Connerly.
Kyle Fletcher (right) accepted a certificate commemorating 50 years of CTDA membership on behalf of Pete's Road Service. The presentation was made by (from left) CTDA President Billy Eordekian of 1-800EveryRim OEM Wheels and CTDA Executive Director Marc Connerly.

Members of the California Tire Dealers Association (CTDA) honored Fullerton, Calif.-based Pete’s Road Service Inc. at their annual New Year Luncheon event on Jan. 29, 2020.

Third-generation owner Kyle Fletcher, the grandson of founder Pete Fletcher, stepped to the podium at the CTDA / 1-800EveryRim New Year Luncheon to accept the 50-year commemorative certificate. The CTDA will be honoring long-time members throughout 2020.

CTDA President and luncheon host Billy Eordekian of 1-800EveryRim OEM Wheels said: “I remember Pete and Glen Fletcher attending meetings back in the 70s, and it’s great that Kyle was here continuing the family tradition of CTDA support!”

(from left): Armen Tchaghlassian of American Tire Depot, Chris and Tony Guldalian of Grand Prix Tire & Automotive, Arsen Tchaghlassian of American Tire Depot and Avo Kamberian of American Tire Depot pose for a photo with CTDA President Billy Eordekian of 1-800EVeryRom OEM Wheels.
(from left): Armen Tchaghlassian of American Tire Depot, Chris and Tony Guldalian of Grand Prix Tire & Automotive, Arsen Tchaghlassian of American Tire Depot and Avo Kamberian of American Tire Depot pose for a photo with CTDA President Billy Eordekian of 1-800EVeryRom OEM Wheels.

Also in attendance were those whom Eordekian recognized as “godfathers of our industry.” They are: Tony Guldalian of Grand Prix Tire and Automotive; Jack Phillips of Commercial Tire; Kenny Kevorkian, retired from United Vulcanizing; and Jay Goldberg, retired from Globe Tire.

Featured speakers were TIA Vice President Dan Nothdurft of Tires Tires Tires and the Specialty Equipment Market Association’s (SEMA) director of market research, Gavin Knapp.

Luncheon sponsors included Federated Insurance (Diamond), Yokohama, West Creek Financial, Advance Professional (Gold), along with Turbo Wholesale Tire, Myers Tire Supply, Service Capital, Penn Tire, National Tire Wholesale, Fury Off-Road, and Tires Warehouse (Silver).

(Back row, from left): CTDA President Billy Eordekian of 1-800EveryRim OEM Wheels, TIA VP Dan Nothdurft of Tires Tires Tires, Master of Ceremonies Chris Barry of ITDG; (front row, from left)): Scott Krynsky of Advance Professional, Jim Sorum of Yokohama, SEMA Director of Market Research Gavin Knapp, and Josh Borgstrom of West Creek Financial (Not pictured Diamond Sponsor Ben Wysocki of Federated Insurance).
(Back row, from left): CTDA President Billy Eordekian of 1-800EveryRim OEM Wheels, TIA VP Dan Nothdurft of Tires Tires Tires, Master of Ceremonies Chris Barry of ITDG; (front row, from left)): Scott Krynsky of Advance Professional, Jim Sorum of Yokohama, SEMA Director of Market Research Gavin Knapp, and Josh Borgstrom of West Creek Financial (Not pictured Diamond Sponsor Ben Wysocki of Federated Insurance).

Organizations represented at the event were:

  • SEMA
  • Tire Industry Association
  • 1-800EveryRim OEM Wheels
  • 55 Inc - Corporate
  • Advance Professional
  • American Tire Depot - Corporate
  • Commercial Tire
  • Crest Collision Center
  • Daniels Tire Service - Corporate
  • Discount Tire Centers - Corporate
  • Federated Insurance
  • Fountain Valley Tire Pros
  • Fury Off-Road Tires
  • GFK
  • Grand Prix Performance
  • Grand Prix Tire & Automotive
  • Independent Tire Dealer Group
  • Islas Tires
  • Kings Tire Wholesale
  • Lakin Tire West
  • Liberty Company Insurance
  • McMahan Tire Service
  • Myers Tire Supply
  • National Tire Warehouse
  • Off Road Kings
  • Parkhouse Tire
  • (from left)Ali Becerra of 1-800EveryRim OEM Wheels, Ethan Grant of Myers Tire Supply, Kirk Papazian and CTDA Board Member Eric Rivera of Tires Warehouse, and CTDA Board Member Bill Fuqua of Turbo Tires Wholesale.
    (from left)Ali Becerra of 1-800EveryRim OEM Wheels, Ethan Grant of Myers Tire Supply, Kirk Papazian and CTDA Board Member Eric Rivera of Tires Warehouse, and CTDA Board Member Bill Fuqua of Turbo Tires Wholesale.
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  • Pete's Road Service - Corporate
  • Service Capital
  • Standard Tire & Auto Repair
  • Sunrise Auto Center
  • Tire Guys
  • Tires Warehouse
  • Tires, Tires, Tires
  • Tucker Tire
  • Turbo Wholesale Tire
  • West Creek Financial
  • WorldPac
  • Yokohama Tire
  • Zafco

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