Leadership Team

Bob Purcell: Chairman of the Board
Juanita Purcell: Executive Vice President, member of the Board of Directors

Purcell Tire was founded by Bob’s father Robert M. Purcell in 1935. In 1964, his father invited Bob and his wife, Juanita, to help him run Purcell Tire. In 1970, Bob and Juanita took over the company after Bob’s father passed away. Since then, they have expanded the business from three locations to more than 60 locations, 6 retread plants (including one of the largest off-the-road retread plants in the world) and a fleet of vehicles that provide pickup and delivery service to 41 states.

Dennis Flynn: Vice Chairman of the Board- President

Dennis Flynn brings more than 30 years experience at Purcell to his position on the Executive Management Team. Dennis is not only active in the management of Purcell Tire, but also in the tire industry. He is the former President of the Missouri Tire Dealer Association.

Roger Lucas: Chief Executive Officer

Roger Lucas has extensive experience in the tire industry. Roger worked from 1992-2014 as the Senior Vice President of Tire Centers LLC (TCI), a unit of Michelin Tires. As a tire veteran, he is a highly respected leader that strengthens the Purcell vision of the future. His vast knowledge earned throughout the years in the industry is an asset to the employees and customers of Purcell Tire.