TIA Announces Zielasko and Littlefield III Retirements

Jan. 2, 2024

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has announced the retirements of Roy Littlefield III and Dave Zielasko.  

Littlefield III recently retired from his role as the government affairs consultant for TIA.   

He played a pivotal role in advancing TIA’s interests on the legislative front, according to officials. His career includes four years of Capitol Hill experience and key roles in legislative initiatives like voluntary tire registration.  

Zielasko served as the vice president of marketing and communications at TIA and most recently was the communications consultant. During his time with TIA, he promoted tire safety and training “with dedication and vision,” says TIA officials.  

“I have had the privilege of working alongside Roy and Dave for many years as they shared their expertise and dedication to the tire industry,” says Dick Gust, CEO of TIA. 

Maggie Blevins has taken over the role of marketing and communications manager at TIA and will be the primary point of contact for all marketing inquiries. 

Roy Littlefield IV has taken over the role of vice president of government affairs.  

“As we thank Dave and Roy for their past dedication, we look to the next generation of professionals as we welcome Maggie and Roy to continue that legacy moving TIA’s mission into the future,” says Gust.  

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