Our Managers Combine Experience with Local Knowledge.
Every Matthews Tire™ manager is a tire and service expert. Bring them your questions and get the answers you need to stay safe and secure on the road!
Trevor’s career at Matthews Tire began in 1986 doing various jobs and minor repair work. Over time, Trevor worked his way up to General Manager in 2000, and since 2013 has held the position of President. During his career he has completed hundreds of hours of tire manufacturer training, including extensive training from Goodyear. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point, Trevor credits his education and his earlier jobs with teaching him a great understanding of customer satisfaction.
In his spare time, Trevor enjoys fishing, hunting, playing golf … and even scuba diving when time permits! Never losing sight of his community, Trevor is on the local advisory board of Fox Valley Technical College, belongs to the Appleton Lions Club, and is a past member of the Fox Cities Chamber Board of Directors.
Vice President/HR Manager
In her role at Matthews Tire, Debbie handles many managerial duties as well as the company’s human resources responsibilities. A member of the Rezner family, Debbie has held various positions at the company. Debbie and her husband, Pat, live in Appleton and have four grown children—who have all worked for, or are currently working for, Matthews Tire! In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking and gardening.
Jennifer takes care of accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and other duties in her role as controller. A member of the Rezner family, she enjoys the variety of her days at Matthews Tire and has been working with the company since 1992. She holds a BFA in art education from Silver Lake College. Jennifer and her husband, Donnie, live in Neenah with their three girls and a Labrador named Brutus. She enjoys cooking, painting and drawing in her leisure time. She also enjoys helping out and watching Neenah soccer.
As operations advisor at Matthews Tire, Pat is responsible for the day-to-day operations at all retail locations. He joined the company in 1989 bringing a wealth of retail experience with a major grocery chain and the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. In his current role he enjoys interacting with all the employees and getting to know many customers at all the locations. Pat and his wife, Debbie, live in Appleton. They have four children (who all have worked or are currently working for Matthews Tire.) Pat likes to play golf, hunt and ride his motorcycle.
Appleton East Manager
Craig, our Appleton East manager, has been with the company since 1997 and started in sales. He especially looks forward to tackling the challenges and obstacles his job presents every day. For hobbies, Craig likes hunting, fishing, drag racing, off-road trucks and camping and he serves on the advisory board of the automotive department at Fox Valley Technical College. He and his wife have two children and live in Neenah.
Craig is proud to be a part of the Matthews Tire family. “We strive to provide great service at a fair price and always operate with honesty,” says Craig. Visit Craig and his team at our Appleton East store for name brand tires, expert service, scheduled maintenance and repairs for most passenger cars and light trucks.
Appleton West Manager
David holds a degree in marketing and joined Matthews Tire as a salesperson in 1988. Making friends and helping people solve their automotive problems is his favorite aspect of his current position as manager of the Appleton West location. David has two adult children and lives in Grand Chute. He enjoys watching sports, hunting, fishing and gardening. He is active in his church and sits on the advisory board of the automotive department at Fox Valley Technical College.
Dave is happy to have spent more than 30 years as part of the Matthews Tire organization. “A friendly smile, plus quality repairs at fair prices ensures our future,” commented Dave. Visit Dave and his crew at our Appleton West store for name brand tires, expert service, scheduled maintenance and repairs for most passenger cars and light trucks.
Fond du Lac Manager
Todd, the Fond du Lac store manager, has been with the company since 1996 and previously spent 14 years with Firestone. He has an associate degree from University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac, is TIA Certified and a Goodyear Product Specialist. Todd especially enjoys seeing his staff perform at a high level. He enjoys fishing, hiking, hunting, archery, boating and home repair and he sits on the MPTC auto repair advisory committee. Todd and his wife, Linda, have three grown sons, as well as one granddaughter, and live in Malone.
Todd is pleased to call Matthews Tire his professional home. “We offer best-in-class tires and excellent service performed with modern equipment,” commented Todd. Visit Todd and his crew at our Fond du Lac store for name brand tires, expert service, scheduled maintenance and repairs for most passenger cars and light trucks.
Green Bay Manager
Green Bay store manager Tom Winninghoff has been with the company since 2007. He holds a B.S. in economics and biology from the University of Wisconsin and was previously general manager of the Saturn dealership in Eau Claire. Tom’s favorite aspect of his job is that there is never a dull moment and the satisfaction he gets from helping people. In his free time Tom likes to fish, hike, hit the golf course and play guitar. He serves on the advisory board of the automotive department at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and lives in Appleton.
Tom enjoys being a member of the Matthews Tire team. “The company is great people doing their best to solve customer’s problems,” he says. “We strive to treat everyone like family.” Visit Tom and his staff at our Green Bay store for name brand tires, expert service, scheduled maintenance and repairs for most passenger cars and light trucks.
Sean Brucks is manager of the Menasha location and has been with Matthews Tire since 2001. With decades of sales experience and a “soft sell” approach, Sean enjoys working with his team to creatively solve problems and meet customers’ needs. He has an associate degree in business and marketing from Fox Valley Technical College. In his free time, Sean enjoys spending time with his family riding snowmobiles, four-wheelers and motorcycles on their five-acre farmette.
After 20 years, Sean feels it’s the people who make Matthews Tire special. “I enjoy the camaraderie of a local family-owned business. It’s a great group of people working towards a common goal to help our community stay safe on the road,” Sean shared. Visit Sean and his team at our Menasha store for name brand tires, expert service, scheduled maintenance and repairs for most passenger cars and light trucks.
Nathan oversees the Waupaca location and has been with Matthews Tire since 2003. He began as a salesperson in the Green Bay store and was promoted to Waupaca’s service manager in 2006 before transitioning to manager in 2021. In his free time, Nathan enjoys exploring the outdoors on family camping trips, especially in Tennessee and Florida.
After almost 20 years at Matthews Tire, Nathan appreciates the friendly people he gets to interact with every day. “I’ve taken care of the same customers for years, and now their kids are driving. I get to help generations of long-term customers. That’s pretty cool,” Nathan shared. Visit Nathan and his team at our Waupaca store for name brand tires, expert service, scheduled maintenance and repairs for passenger cars and light trucks.
Commercial Tire Center
With Matthews Tire since 2001, Paul is the manager of the Matthews Tire Commercial Tire Center in Appleton. He is TIA certified and especially enjoys dealing with commercial customers and solving their tire issues. In his free time he can be found boating, snow skiing and hunting. He and his wife, Judy, have two grown children and live in the “beautiful town” (his words) of Freedom. Paul is active with the Fox Valley Home Builders Association and the Wisconsin Fleet Maintenance Council.