Meet Our Team

Seth Burkholder – Owner

Seth purchased Foundry Tire in 2019 from his parents, Michael and Susan Burkholder. Michael and Susan had previously owned the business since 1986.  Seth’s mission is to provide the region with quality automotive service and tire sales, with a focus on honesty and fairness.  Seth recognizes that families depend on their vehicles to help them safely navigate today’s hectic schedules and makes every attempt to provide services in a timely manor.

Sheldon Summers

Sheldon has been a technician with Foundry Tire for 23+ years, and for 32 years overall.  He is Safety and Emissions certified. Sheldon is our in-house Jeep expert, however he is happy to work on all makes and models.  With so many years in the Foundry family, Sheldon has developed a great relationship with many of our regular customers.  Next time you are at Foundry Tire, give a yell out to Sheldon in the shop.  He will be glad to hear from you.

If you happen to find yourself at a dirt track race, just scan the crowd, you are likely to find Sheldon there too.  Otherwise, he is probably somewhere soaking up some live blues music or at a live sporting event.


Greg Lindbeck

Greg has over 30 years experience as an automotive technician, three with Foundry Tire. While working at a Toyota dealership, Greg had become an ASE Master Automotive Technician and a Toyota Master Technician.  He is a Certified PA State Safety Inspector ( class 5 ), Certified PA State Emissions Inspector and Certified Repair Technician.  In an effort to keep up to date with constantly changing technology, Greg continues education by regularly attending online and classroom trainings, and reading trade magazines.  He has participated in dozens of training opportunities covering nearly all vehicle systems.  He also attends PA Safety Inspection meetings to stay current on regulations.

Greg is an avid motorcyclist, enjoys car shows, visiting historical areas (Gettysburg being a favorite), museums and spending time with his family.

Greg takes pride in his work, considering the safety of every vehicle he inspects as if his own family were driving it.

Austin Sweigart

Austin is the newest member of the Foundry Tire team. He completed the Lancaster County Career and Technology program in auto mechanics, then went on to earn a degree from Universal Technical Institute. Austin is Ford FACT certified. As a former technician at Carmax, Austin, has extensive experience working on a wide range of late model vehicles from many manufacturers. When Austin is not working, he enjoys working on his own and family vehicles. He also enjoys spending time with friends.

Ray Madara

Ray has been a key member of the Foundry Tire team since 1990. Ray is PA Safety and Emission Inspection certified.  He is our go-to guy for all things Volkswagen. In his spare time Ray can be found soaking up the outdoors fishing and riding bike. He loves spending time with his grandchildren.