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WTC Volunteer Spotlight: Michael Landry of RimTyme Shares Importance of Networking in the Automotive Industry

By Ashley Reyes

WTCThe SEMA Wheel & Tire Council (WTC) named Michael Landry, vice president of franchise development at RimTyme, as this week’s WTC spotlight volunteer. Learn more about his career and industry advice in his Q&A with SEMA.

SEMA: What led you to obtaining a career in the wheel and tire industry?

Michael Landry: Our publicly traded company launched a franchise brand specializing in custom wheels and tires.

SEMA: How has being a WTC volunteer or member impacted your professional career?

ML: I have been able to keep my corporation informed on the rapidly evolving wheel and tire industry.

SEMA: What advice do you have for someone pursuing a career in the wheel and tire segment?

ML: My advice is to learn all you can. Network and become a subject-matter expert.

SEMA: Where can we find you on a Saturday?

ML: Watching my LSU Tigers play football.

Fill out a WTC spotlight application to share how you or your company are contributing to the wheel and tire segment of the automotive aftermarket. Selected candidates have the opportunity to be featured on SEMA eNews, social media, and WTC member updates.