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Frank, Daniel

Dan Frank joined Wheels in 1986 and has filled numerous roles including positions in IT, Marketing, Strategic Planning and Finance. Dan provided leadership in the development of Wheels' Canadian, Puerto Rican and Mexican divisions, and was responsible for building Wheels' middle market operations. Dan is the son of Jim Frank and grandson of Zollie Frank.

Today, Dan is responsible for the Wheels Services business, which includes services such as maintenance management, accident repair, safety, telematics and fuel management. The business generates annual revenues in excess of $750 million.  Dan is also President of Wheels Canada and Chairman of Ixe Fleet, Wheels joint venture in Mexico. 

In addition to more than 12 years at Wheels, Dan has worked in systems development at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), environmental management for the Department of the Interior, and he founded an online restaurant supply business, financed by Sequoia Capital, which he successfully sold to a larger distributor.  Dan was also part of the early management team at Onsale, a Kleiner Perkins funded startup acquired by Amazon.

Dan is on the Board of Directors of the American Automobile Leasing Association (AALA) and currently serves as Vice President of Federal Affairs.  Dan is also on the Transportation Board for the National Safety Council and is an advocate of fleet safety issues. 

He graduated from Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and earned his MBA at Stanford University. Dan is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute and is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO).

 

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