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In the News May 16, 2019

Virginia Tire & Auto Plans to Open 4 New Stores in 2019

The articles below were published by local news services.

Washington, D.C. Citybizlist

Virginia Tire & Auto, the Fairfax-based full-service provider of automotive maintenance services, announces extensive growth in 2019. With stores in Vienna and Richmond already opened this year and two additional locations in Tysons and Herndon scheduled for 2019, these four locations will bring the total to 17 stores.

In addition to the store openings, the company recently hired its first Chief Financial Officer, Kevin Whitton, who will deliver leadership, direction and management of company finances, providing strategic recommendations to the executive management team and advising on long-term business and financial planning.Whitton is a 15-year veteran of multi-unit retail finance and was most recently the CFO at Cambridge Finance Holdings, a large Burger King franchisee based out of Memphis, TN.

“We welcome Kevin to the Virginia Tire & Auto team,” said Mike Holmes, CEO of Virginia Tire & Auto. “As Virginia Tire & Auto continues to expand its service offerings and reach, we look to Kevin to bring his keen strategic vision for the company as we continue to deliver outstanding services for our customers in the Northern Virginia and Richmond markets.”

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“I am thrilled to join this fantastic company with such a storied history, superb management team and outstanding business model,” said Kevin Whitton, CFO of Virginia Tire & Auto. “I am very bullish on our future.”

Virginia Tire & Auto has been providing Virginia residents with exceptional customer service and matchless experience since the opening of its first store in 1976….

Link to the full article on dc.citybizlist.com.

 

Virginia Business

Fairfax-based Virginia Tire & Auto has hired its first CFO.

Kevin Whitton has been tapped for the role. He was most recently CFO at Cambridge Finance Holdings, a large Burger King franchisee based out of Memphis, Tennessee. Virginia Tire & Auto provides automotive maintenance services.

The company opened a store in Chesterfield, its first outside of Northern Virginia, in January 2019. It also opened a facility in Vienna in late March. Construction is underway at the store in Herndon, slated to open this fall, and the Tysons location, scheduled to open by the end of the year….

Link to the full article on VirginiaBusiness.com.

 

Tysons Reporter

Hot off the launch of a new Vienna location, Fairfax-based Virginia Tire and Auto recently announced a new location in Tysons.

The car repair shop is set to open in the former Merchant’s Tire and Auto Centers at 2055 Chain Bridge Road, across the street from Tysons’ infamous Toilet Bowl building.

Noelle Malley, a spokesperson for the chain, said the Tysons location is expected to open in fall 2019 and will provide 20 new jobs….

Link to the full article in the Tysons Reporter.

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