- Kelley School of Business Academy of Alumni Fellows (1988)
Martin G. Carver is the Principal of MG Consulting, LLC and former Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of Bandag, Inc., a Muscatine, Iowa-based company that provided retreading materials, equipment and tire management services to franchised dealers in more than 100 countries. Under Carver's leadership, Bandag became the world's largest supplier of material and equipment to the retreading industry. By 1994, Bandag had over 1,350 franchised dealers in 116 countries, giving the company a global footprint that ranked among the largest of any U.S. business. Carver visited dealers in nearly every country where Bandag was franchised, and his passion for learning from different cultures has never waned. A native of Muscatine, Carver earned a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Iowa in 1970. He earned an MBA from Indiana University in 1972.