Don Barnes III, president of Belle Tire, is using his marketing and retail prowess to help continue to grow the company’s more than 95-year cadence of success in Michigan, Ohio  and Indiana.

Since 2005, Barnes III has worked as part of the Belle Tire team,  beginning with his role as operations and marketing manager.  Shortly thereafter, he was named marketing director and in 2012  was promoted to vice president of retail operations. 

Barnes III was promoted to president in 2014. He is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the company and directly overseeing Belle Tire’s ongoing commitment to a top-shelf  customer experience, lowest tire price possible standards and the continuation of Belle Tire’s place as one of Michigan’s outstanding family companies.

Barnes III holds a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing, as well as an MBA, both from Michigan State University.