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Professional Fleet Manager of the Year Award

Lee Miller (left), senior manager of fleet services for Boehringer Ingelheim,  and her fleet specialists, George Steiner and Linda Swander.
Lee Miller (left), senior manager of fleet services for Boehringer Ingelheim,  and her fleet specialists, George Steiner and Linda Swander.

Awarded annually since 1985 by Automotive Fleet Magazine, the Professional Fleet Manager of the Year honors an experienced fleet manager who has demonstrated exemplary professional ability and leadership qualities in developing and implementing effective fleet policies and programs.

Areas of review for judging include operating costs, replacement cycling and used vehicle disposal, vehicle selection, preventive maintenance and repair, driver eligibility and safety, financial analysis, and other areas that demand the expertise and skills of a dedicated fleet professional.

The first recipient of the award was Jack Lamb of Exxon in 1985.

The 2012 Professional Fleet Manager of the Year is Lee Miller, senior manager of fleet services for Boehringer Ingelheim.

The roster of past winners is below:

2011 Theresa Belding

2010 Michael Sims

2009 Christy Coyte

2008 Joe LaRosa

2007 Lynda Dinwiddle

2006 Scott Mayo

2005 Jim McCarthy

2004 Henry Paetzel

2002 Jim Anselmi

2001 Patsy Brownson

2000 Shirley Collins

1999 Stephen Levine

1998 Sue Miller

1997 Greg Tarring

1996 Sal Giacchi

1995 Debbie Mize

1994 Larry Giddens

1993 Charles Bowden

1992 Dick Prettyman

1991 Patsy Mance


1989 Ron Pink

1988 George Weimer

1987 Richard Catino

1986 Pierce Walsh

1985 Jack Lamb


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