Our team at Big Chief Tire is committed to providing quality service to the Jacksonville community. Cheryl Lewis, our dedicated office manager, plays an important role in ensuring commitment becomes a reality.
With a career spanning over three decades at Big Chief Tire, her expertise and attention to detail have played a considerable role in giving back to our valued customers. We sat down with Cheryl to learn more about her background, journey to join the Big Chief team, and commitment to fostering a family-style atmosphere for customers and employees.
Rooted in Family
Cheryl grew up in Macclenny, FL, with two brothers and one sister. Family holds a special place in her heart, and she treasures the close bonds she shares with her nephews, nieces, and grand nephews and nieces. For Cheryl, home is the ultimate sanctuary, a place where she finds comfort and contentment.
Apart from spending quality time with her loved ones, Cheryl enjoys her sister and best friend’s company, often embarking on day trips to explore antique shops and hidden gems in quaint cafes and diners. She’s also an avid reader and can always be found with a good book.
33 Years at Big Chief Tire
Shortly after high school graduation and a 6-month-trip to Canada with her brother, Cheryl learned of an opening at Big Chief Tire and decided to join the team. “When I started here, there were only six girls in the office,” she said. “We did everything by hand – there were no computers or cell phones.”
Having been with Big Chief Tire for an impressive 33 years, Cheryl has witnessed and adapted to many changes. “I’ve seen a lot of changes throughout the year, including our first computer system,” she said. “That was a big change for us; it definitely took some adjusting to get used to.”
As the office manager, Cheryl’s daily responsibilities revolve around handling all paperwork for parts, tires, and stock orders. She carefully ensures that everything is accurately recorded in our system, guaranteeing that bills are paid on time, and operations run smoothly.
The Joy of Making a Difference
Cheryl is a testament to the company’s evolution, having single-handedly managed all the store’s paperwork for the past six years. “I really love doing all the paperwork,” she said. “I enjoy making sure all the numbers come out like they are supposed to.”
It can be said that a piece of paperwork isn’t really lost until Cheryl says it’s lost! “I love my job. I love what I do here,” Cheryl said. “I love the people I work with. They’re my second family. Where else can you go and enjoy your job?”
The Trusted Choice in Jacksonville, FL, for Tires and Auto Care
One of Cheryl’s favorite aspects about her role here at Big Chief is the team’s ability to laugh together and operate as one big family. “I can talk to and laugh with my bosses every day,” she said. “That’s what makes it enjoyable to work here. They’re my family away from home.”
Cheryl’s passion for her work and commitment to fostering a customer-oriented atmosphere have made her an integral part of the Big Chief Tire team. Next time you visit our shop, say hello to Cheryl, the friendly face behind the scenes who ensures everything runs smoothly.