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California Tire Dealers Association, 1-800EveryRim Hold Annual New Year’s Luncheon

By SEMA Editors

CTDA Lunch
(L–R): SEMA WTC member and event host Billy Eordekian of 1-800EveryRim-OEM Wheels, Gold Sponsor Matt Burrows of Yokohama, TIA Past President Tom Formanek of Stellar Industries, Social Hour Sponsor Ryan Crawford of Federated Insurance, CTDA President Chris Barry of ITDG, SEMA WTC Chair Greg Parker of Wegman Automotive, and Gold Sponsor Sevada Meckailian of Pirelli. (Not Pictured: Gold Sponsor Paul Arellano of Lakin Tire West.)
CTDA Lunch
Jay Goldberg (left) receives the award plaque from CTDA President Chris Barry (right) of ITDG for more than 50 years of service to the California Tire Dealers Association.

SEMA Wheel & Tire Council (WTC) Chair Greg Parker of Wegmann Automotive and Tire Industry Association (TIA) Immediate Past President Tom Formanek of Stellar Industries headlined the California Tire Dealers Association’s (CTDA) annual CTDA/1-800EveryRim New Year’s luncheon, held January 17. CTDA President Chris Barry of The Independent Tire Dealer Group (ITDG) served as master of ceremonies. Also recognized was CTDA board member Jay Goldberg’s 50-plus years of service to the association. Goldberg was instrumental in the merger of the then Southern California Tire Dealers Association with its Northern counterpart in 2013, and had been a principal at Globe Tire and Anderson Tire since the ’60s. The luncheon drew 50 companies and 79 guests overall.

Those companies interested in joining CTDA may contact Executive Director Marc Connerly at or 916-214-6495.

Event Host: 1-800EveryRim – OEM Wheels

Social Hour Sponsor: Federated Insurance

Gold Sponsors:

  • Yokohama
  • Pirelli
  • Lakin Tire West

Silver Sponsors:

  • American Tire Depot
  • Net Driven
  • Turbo Wholesale Tire

Firms Represented:

  • 1-800EveryRim – OEM Wheels
  • Achilles Tires USA
  • American Tire Depot – Corporate
  • American Tire Distributors
  • Borg Equipment & Tire Supply
  • Cogg’s Tire Service
  • Commercial Tire
  • Continental Tire
  • Discount Tire Centers – Corporate
  • Fairmount Tire
  • Federated Insurance
  • Freedom Tire Distributing
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co
  • Grand Prix Performance
  • Grand Prix Tire & Automotive
  • Independent Repair & Tire Pros
  • Independent Tire Dealer Group (ITDG)
  • Kings Tire Wholesale
  • Kovel Fuller
  • Lakin Tire West
  • Lee’s Tire
  • LKQ - Keystone
  • McMahan Tire Service
  • Modern Tire Dealer Magazine
  • Momo Automotive
  • Net Driven
  • Nexen Tire
  • Parts & People Magazine
  • Penn Tires
  • Performance Plus Tire
  • Pirelli
  • Savas Tires
  • SEMA
  • SEMA Wheel & Tire Council
  • Sentury Tire
  • South Valley Wholesale
  • Star Tire Center
  • Sunrise Auto Center
  • The Carlstar Group
  • Tire Industry Association (TIA)
  • Tire Network
  • Tire Pros – Corporate
  • Tire Review Magazine