Destiny of Manufacturing – 0320 – T.J. Tennent – Tennent and Associates

Destiny of Manufacturing – 0320 – TJ Tennent

Mr. Tennent has been designing, developing and working with tires for over 20 years. During the Ford/Firestone ATX recall he analyzed and reported on over 300,000 tires! 

As the engineering manager he worked as the technical liaison for the Bridgestone Firestone legal team and as an expert witness during depositions and court cases. For the larger litigation cases, he was sent out as a negotiator/trouble shooter where most of those cases were settled, due to his expertise. 

Mr. Tennent recently retired from Bridgestone/Firestone as the chief engineer in charge of Motorcycle, Kart and Government Products (This included passenger, light truck and commercial products) for North and South America. He now operates “Tennent and Associates”. A tire forensics firm that trains Law Enforcement, Emergency Vehicle Technician and Government Fleets. They are also expert witnesses in the courtroom and depositions. 

A Louisiana native, T.J. earned an electrical engineering degree from Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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