Westside Tire's Lisa Walters Wins Award

Oct. 19, 2023

Lisa Walters, vice president of Youngstown, Ohio-based Westside Tire & Service, has been honored as Woman of the Year by the Youngstown Business and Professional Women (YBPW) group.

"Throughout her career, Walters has excelled in her chosen field in the tire and automotive industry," say officials from the organization.

"As an owner and the vice president of Westside Tire & Service, she has consistently demonstrated innovation, leadership, and an unwavering dedication to making a positive impact on her business.

"She is an active member of Business Network International (BNI), having served as vice-president. Other affiliations are ATI (Automotive Training Institute), United Way, Women United and AskPatty. a certification for female friendly repair shops." 

“Lisa has been a driving force in promoting equality and paving the way for women to excel in a traditionally male-dominated field," says Jessica Foster, YBPW president.

"That, coupled with her commitment to the Youngstown community, make her the perfect recipient for our Woman of the Year honor."

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Mike Manges is Modern Tire Dealer’s editor. A 25-year tire industry veteran, he is a three-time International Automotive Media Association award winner and holds a Gold Award from the Association of Automotive Publication Editors. Mike has traveled the world in pursuit of stories that will help independent tire dealers move their businesses forward. Before rejoining MTD in September 2019, he held corporate communications positions at two Fortune 500 companies and served as MTD’s senior editor from 2000 to 2010.