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Fleet Hall of Fame

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Presented by Automotive Fleet magazine and exclusively sponsored by the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA), the Fleet Hall of Fame award recognizes fleet industry leaders and pioneers who have contributed significantly to the commercial fleet management profession. Eligible nominees must have at least 10 years fleet management experience and have contributed significantly to the industry.  

To nominate an industry professional for this prestigious award, click here.

Founding Inductees

2008 Inductees

2009 Inductees

2010 Inductees

2011 Inductees

2012 Inductees

Founding Inductees

Twenty fleet industry leaders were automatically inducted into the Fleet Hall of Fame. They are:

  1. Helen Bland -- Hallmark
  2. Howard Cook -- Ford Motor Co.
  3. Eddie Dame -- Avis Leasing
  4. Don Fenton -- Piemonte Fleet
  5. Jim Frank -- Wheels Inc.
  6. Zollie Frank -- Wheels Inc.
  7. George Frink -- GM/Chevrolet
  8. Bud Grossman -- Gelco
  9. Joe Holman -- ARI/Holman
  10. Harley Howell -- PHH
  11. Jack Lamb -- Exxon
  12. Sam Lee -- Lee Fleet Management
  13. Milo Matick -- Piemonte Fleet
  14. Emerson Parker -- Hartford Fire Insurance
  15. S. Lester Landau -- Picker X-Ray
  16. Hubert Ryan -- Hertz Leasing
  17. Armund Schoen -- Wheels Inc.
  18. Bob Soell -- Suntrup Ford City
  19. Ed Stanley – Oldsmobile Div.
  20. George Weimer – Contel/Hertz

2013 Inductees

  1. Jim Anselmi, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey; Lorillard Tobacco
  2. Henk Bosman (deceased), GELCO, U.S. Fleet Leasing
  3. Rick Nicoletti, Long Chevrolet, Faul Fleet Group, Napleton Fleet Group
  4. Dan Leary (deceased), MotorLeaseCorp.
  5. John Sohl (deceased), AutoDriveaway

2012 Inductees

  1. Sal Crimi (deceased), SALEX
  2. Jerry Frick (retired), Ford North America Fleet Leasing & Rental
  3. Don Miller (retired), Mike Albert Fleet Solutions
  4. Sue Miller, McDonald’s Corporation
  5. Debbie Mize, Hallmark
  6. Howard Wodack (retired) ARI

2011 Inductees

  1. Ken Baittinger, Automotive Resources International (ARI)
  2. Shirley Collins, Glaxosmithkline
  3. George Kilroy, PHH Arval
  4. Bob Martines, Corporate Claims Management (CCM)
  5. Ray Fisher, Chrysler Corp. / Donlen Corp. (Retired)
  6. Jim McCarthy, Siemens Corp.
  7. Gary Rappeport, Donlen Corp.

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2010 Inductees

  1. Mike Antich, Automotive Fleet
  2. George Argueta, Celanese Corp.
  3. Helene Kamon, Wendy’s, AmeriFleet Transportation
  4. Don Kreft, LeasePlan USA
  5. Wayne Smolda, CEI
  6. Hal Barton, Chrysler Corp.
  7. Sam Penn, PHH
  8. Jack Taylor, Enterprise Holdings

2010 Fleet Hall of Fame Inductees (Powerpoint)

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2009 Inductees

Nine fleet industry leaders were inducted into the 2009 Fleet Hall of Fame. They are:

  1. Bob Betagole, Mike Albert Vehicle Fleet Management
  2. John Blessing, McCullagh Leasing
  3. Ed Bobit, Bobit Business Media
  4. Stan Chason, GELCO Fleet Management Services
  5. Dennis LaLiberty, Wheels Inc.
  6. Duane Peterson- Peterson, Howell & Heather (PHH)
  7. Jim Rallo- Peterson, Howell & Heather (PHH)
  8. Helen Smorgans, Johnson & Johnson
  9. Pat Starr, Consolidated Service Corp. (CSC)

2009 Fleet Hall of Fame Inductees (Powerpoint)

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2008 Inductees

Ten fleet industry leaders were inducted into the 2008 Fleet Hall of Fame. They are:

  1. E. J. Ames, Universal CIT Credit Corp.
  2. Gene Arbaugh, PHH
  3. Ray Breault, Fleet Response/Hoffmann-LaRoche/Revlon
  4. Al Cavalli, Universal CIT Credit Corp.
  5. Dick Heather, PHH
  6. Jack Kolb, ARI
  7. Arno Neuber, ARI
  8. Don Rappeport, Donlen
  9. John Rock, GM
  10. Gary Tepas, Emkay

2008 Fleet Hall of Fame Inductees (Powerpoint)

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