Two More VIP Technicians Earn World Class Status

Two more technicians at VIP Inc. dba VIP Tires and Service have achieved ASE World Class Technician status — making them among the fewer than 0.3% of technicians in the U.S. to earn the elite rank.  

The VIP executive team, from left: Gary MacCausland, Tim Winkeler, John Quirk, Allan Kirkland and Scott Pickard. (Photo by Randy Hazelton Photography)

VIP Tires & Service Names Tim Winkeler Next CEO

The top five executives at VIP Inc., dba VIP Tires & Service, will take on promotions Sept. 1, including John Quirk, who will become executive chairman. Quirk will hand the role of CEO to Tim Winkeler.

John Quirk is a third-generation tire dealer, and chairman and CEO of VIP Tires & Service. (Photo by Randy Hazelton Photography)

Photos: 2018 Tire Dealer of the Year

John Quirk, chairman and CEO of VIP Inc., dba VIP Tires & Service, is Modern Tire Dealer's 2018 Tire Dealer of the Year. Here's a look at how VIP does business in New England.

VIP Tires & Service will hang its sign on its first store in Vermont. The new store gives VIP 58 stores in four states. (Photo by Randy Hazelton)

VIP Tires & Service Expands to Vermont

VIP Inc., dba VIP Tires & Service, is taking on a fourth state in New England. The company has acquired a store from TBC Corp. in Williston, Vt., and began operations Oct. 2.

Tim Winkeler has been promoted to president of VIP Inc., which operates 56 VIP Tires & Service locations in New England.

Tim Winkeler Will Lead VIP Tires & Service

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.

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