Greer Tidwell serves as Director of Environmental Management for Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone), where he leads environmental performance, compliance, and reputation progress for the company’s North and South American tire manufacturing, testing and distribution facilities.
During his tenure with Bridgestone Americas, Tidwell has overseen the implementation of a number of programs and initiatives that contribute to the company’s leadership position in environmental sustainability, including the ISO14001 certification of all of the company’s tire manufacturing facilities. Recently, he provided direction to the Bridgestone Americas tire manufacturing plants to achieve a cost balanced recycling rate above 90% with several plants achieving Zero Waste to Landfill. Tidwell also has overseen the company’s achievement of the world’s first two LEED-certified tire plants and the world’s first Superior Energy Performance (SEP) Mature Pathway ISO 50001 certification (all industries). With his guidance and conservationist approach, Bridgestone tire plants have developed and implemented on-site Certified Wildlife Habitats to highlight the importance of caring for our communities and natural resources.
Tidwell actively serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors of the National River Network and on the Board as past Chairman of Friends of Radnor Lake State Park. His other community service includes past chair of the Tennessee Air Pollution Board, president of the Tennessee Conservation League, and co-chair of the Nashville Green Ribbon Council Education Committee.
Tidwell has engineering degrees from Baylor University and Tennessee Tech University and earned his Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.