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 dedicated to enhancing its clients’ mobility, sustainably; designing and distributing the most suitable tires, services and solutions for its clients’ needs; providing digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences; and developing high-technology materials that serve a variety of industries. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America, Inc. ( has more than 21,400 employees and operates 19 major manufacturing plants.