Meet the Chairman
Hurley S. Cook III (Trey) is currently the Chief Operating Officer and 3rd generation owner of Savannah Tire and Rubber Company. Savannah Tire operates 9 retail tire and automotive repair stores in the Savannah area. Savannah Tire was founded in 1951 by Trey’s grandfather, Kick Kicklighter. Today Savannah Tire employs 165 exceptional people. Savannah Tire is also the franchisee/distributor of Mighty Auto Parts with a territory that covers 19 counties in South Carolina and Georgia.
In the past, Trey has served as the Board Chair of Senior Citizens Inc., Past President of the Rotary Club of Savannah, and on the March of Dimes Board. Trey currently serves on the Board of Bethesda Academy, Union Mission, The Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, The United Way and the Jekyll Island Foundation.
Trey was born at Eglin Air Force base in Okaloosa County Florida but he has called Savannah Georgia home for the last 42 years. Trey is a graduate of Calvary Baptist High School and he received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Management from Georgia Southern University. Trey began his career with Savannah Tire by working with his father, Hurley Cook, in 1994.
Trey and his wife Libby have been married for 19 years. They are most recently graduates of the Leadership Georgia Class of 2014. Their son Jack is a junior at Savannah Country Day School and their daughter Lainey is a freshman at Saint Vincent’s Academy. They attend Isle of Hope United Methodist Church.