Fifty years ago, Business Speaker Bruce Halle opened his first tire store in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Today, Discount Tire is the world’s largest independent tire and wheel retailer with 804 locations in 23 states.
Discount Tire’s famous “Thank You” TV commercial, holds the Guinness World Record for the longest-running TV commercial, running since 1975. Discount Tire’s No. 22 car, is driven by Brad Keselowski, won the 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series championship in November 2010.
Bruce Halle has most likely the world’s largest collection of vintage tire advertisements which contains nearly 400 unique lithographs from the earliest days of the industry. As of 2014, he was the 87th richest person in the United States and the richest person in Arizona.
His charity work includes the Bruce T. Halle Family Foundation which supports a wide variety of causes, including the Diane Halle Center for Family Justice at Arizona State University to Children First Academy, the nation’s largest school for homeless children. Bruce Halle is available for speaking engagements, hosting and corporate appearances.
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TO WORK WITH BRUCE HALLE: Business Titan Bruce Halle can be hired for endorsements and events in roles such as public speaker, autograph signings, SMT’S, and public relation campaigns.