Travel Information Services has now been part of the tourism industry for over 42 years! Starting in 1976, Chuck Mires started out distributing his canoe livery business brochure locally and then regionally. As he progressed with taking other local brochures throughout the area, it grew rapidly as more and more businesses drew interest into promoting outside just their local areas.
Eventually selling the canoe business and stepping away from a full-time teaching job to focus on the growing distribution business. Today the family-owned business is still located at the original locations with its headquarters in Roscommon and another warehouse in Plymouth, Michigan.
Scott Mires is the President/Owner of Travel Information Services and has worked for the family business for 24 years. Married to his wife Sue of 27 years, a retired elementary school teacher and owner of St. Helen-Roscommon Monument Inc. Scott and Sue are proud parents of Hunter and Macy! Scott runs the day-to-day operations, enjoys getting out on the road and meeting clients and their businesses. Scott is also active in outdoor activities and passion for all variety of fishing.
Chuck Mires, founder of T.I.S. which began operations in 1976. After working for General Motors in Flint, moved north became a teacher, built a local canoe livery business and started the brochure business soon after. With 3 active children and 4 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren keeps very busy. Chuck still will occasionally answer the phones and help design the yearly Newsletter.
Leslee is the friendly voice on the other end when you call T.I.S.! Leslee grew up in Mio, Michigan and has been married to her husband Jim for 20 years! Keeps busy with 5 grandchildren and enjoys camping and traveling. She is going on 7 years employed at TIS, both as an Office Manager and Route driver.