Our Team

Our team at Tire Welder works year-round to provide a full range of off-road tire services for our dealers and customers. We pride ourselves on our vast inventory, expertise and services that set us apart from other OTR tire companies in the industry. Learn more about our dedicated staff in the profiles below:

Steve Wenk

Founder, President and CEO

Steve Wenk always knew he wanted to do big things with his life. A passion for the OTR industry was cultivated at a young age and spurred him to found Tire Welder in 1983. Now, after three decades of running his own business, with five decades of industry experience under his belt, Steve strives to keep the momentum going with more motivation than ever before. As President and CEO of Tire Welder, Steve has his hands in every aspect of the company, but his favorite part is interacting with customers. Steve has carefully handpicked his team of twenty professionals who are dedicated to delivering exceptional customer service and outstanding quality products. The Tire Welder team has become one of the most reputable and reliable groups of tire professionals in the industry.


Gerald Gauna

Vice President

Since joining the Tire Welder team, Gerald has helped to grow the business with new account development and existing account management. Now, Gerald’s primary focus is helping his sales team by finding tires, resolving pricing issues, shipping and logistics.

Gerald joins his team on sales calls so he can stay personally connected to Tire Welder’s customers. Due to the efforts of Gerald and the sales team, Tire Welder has expanded its outside sales force and recently opened a new location in Texas and in Salt Lake City, UT. 2018 marks Gerald’s 32nd year in the OTR industry.


Call to Learn More About Our Off-road Tire Services

If you would like to learn more about Tire Welder’s off-road tire services, please give us a call at (505) 884-3550 and speak to a team member today!