Dec 18, 2015
Newsmaker of the Year: Bridgestone CEO Takes Lead in City’s Growth, Anxiety
Gary Garfield is not the type to loudly demand your attention. His actions this year, however, send an emphatic message: He will be heard.
Garfield, the president and CEO of Bridgestone Americas Inc., broke ground on a skyscraper headquarters in the epicenter of Nashville’s frenzied development boom. And, on the heels of the city’s bruising divisive battle over the proposed Amp bus rapid-transit line, Garfield agreed to lead the latest quest to tackle traffic before it strangles the region’s growth.