Stone Honored by The OVLA
A former president of The Ohio Vehicle Leasing Association (OVLA) and long-time leasing activist was awarded The OVLA’s Edward L. Glockner Award or “Ebby” at the Association’s 48th year Fall Leasing Conference here on October 21.
Dana H. (Dan) Stone, OCLC, the owner-president of Stone Leasing Inc., Columbus, received the award in recognition of his years of service to the vehicle leasing industry and The OVLA. Stone joined The OVLA in 1977 and after holding several offices served as president of the association 1997 through 1998. He currently is the Association’s secretary-treasurer.
He earned his Ohio Certified Lease Consultant or OCLC designation with the first class in 1997. Stone and his wife Jane reside in the Columbus suburb of Upper Arlington and have two daughters and two grandsons.
Nominations from members are sought by The OVLA for the “The Ebby” which was created by the Board of Directors in 1994 to recognize individual effort and is named for Edward L. (Ebby) Glockner, the retired owner of Quality Car & Truck Leasing Inc. and Glockner dealerships, Portsmouth, OH.
Previous Glockner Award Winners include:
1994 – Louis N. Vitale and Gary Huff of Bank One Acceptance Corp., Columbus
1995 – Robert L. Geier of CalCorpCo, Solon
1996 – Jeffrey S. Larger of NFS-QAL Sales & Leasing Services, Columbus
1997 – Mark VanNest of MotorWerks Inc., Dayton