People Watching 11/11/19

Fountain Tire (Edmonton, Alberta) has announced the following appointments: Dave Deley to senior vice president of stores; Jason Herle to senior vice president of marketing, information systems and supply chain; and Nelson Tonn to vice president of sales and mine service. Fountain Tire has approximately 160 shops across Canada.

American Tire Distributors (ATD) has appointed Greg Bell as the president of Tire Pros. This follows the retirement of Ron Sinclair, ATD’s senior vice president of retail strategy and partnerships, after more than 15 years serving in various leadership roles. Bell, who joined ATD in 2007, has served as regional president – Southeast and, most recently, as vice president of inside sales and call center.

Jerome Grant is now the CEO and a member of the board of directors at Universal Technical Institute (UTI), replacing Kim McWaters, who retired as CEO Oct. 31. McWaters continues to serve on the board as a non-executive director. Grant was UTI’s executive vice president and COO.

• The ASA Texas board of directors has selected Jennifer Elfert Vredenburg as its new executive director.