Dealer Tire's foundation rests on more than 80 years of successful experience in tire retailing with Walter J. Mueller, Inc., a family-owned tire business started in Cleveland by Walter J. Mueller in 1918. His son, Walter Dean Mueller, joined the company in 1945. In the late 1980s the company name was changed to Mueller Tire and Brake to reflect its additional product offerings. With Scott Mueller and Dean Mueller managing the business, Mueller Tire and Brake expanded throughout Northeast Ohio and into the Columbus area.
This growth is the result of Dealer Tire's mission to create extraordinary value through programs that make it easy and profitable for automotive dealers and OEMs to sell tires, accessories, services and parts to drive customer loyalty and retention.