Posted on May 11, 2015

Michelin Development client earns SC veteran entrepreneur of the year


Ted Westmoreland, CEO and owner of Tactical Development Group (TDG,, a Service-Disabled Veteran-owned company, headquartered in Greenville SC, was named the 2015 SC Veteran Entrepreneur of the Year by the US Small Business Administration.  Mr. Westmoreland was nominated by the Greenville Area Small Business Development Center (SBDC), in recognition of his outstanding contributions in building a business following a distinguished record of service to the US Armed Forces.

Tactical Development Group is a client of Michelin Development and was founded in 2008 and now employees 5 full time and 10 part-time personnel.  TDG conducts research and product development while providing training in disaster preparedness, rescue, medical care, and survival.


About Michelin North America

Michelin, the leading mobility company, is working with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing its clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for its customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing its expertise to new markets, the company is investing in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide variety of industries — from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 22,500 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada. (