John Quirk, a third generation tire dealer and chairman and CEO of VIP Inc. dba VIP Tires & Service, is Modern Tire Dealer’s 2018 Tire Dealer of the Year.
With 450 employees and 57 stores, John Quirk is realistic that things can and will go wrong. “We work on over 30,000 cars a month. You’re going to make a mistake. When it happens, get the customer a rental car, put our best technician on it and fix the frickin’ thing as fast as you can.”
John Patrick Quirk
At the end of 2012, John Quirk made a deal that would forever change his business.
Timothy Winkeler is the new president and chief operating officer of Auburn, Maine-based VIP Tires & Service. He also has been appointed to the company's board of directors.
The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) elected its new officers and board of directors for 2012-2013. This board moves will be effective July 1, 2012.
Pete’s Tire Barns Inc. has acquired certain assets of the Commercial Tire Division of VIP Inc. dba Quirk Tire Co.