Mel Pawlisz  -

Mel Pawlisz

Mel Pawlisz was named fleet administrator at HR Green, Inc. in Aurora, Ill., where he is responsible for the day-to-day management of inventory, maintenance, assignment, and safety for the company fleet. He assumed this position in March 2021.

Previously, Pawlisz work as a fleet maintenance analyst for Merchants Fleet from October 2017 to  March 2021 based in Rosemont, Ill.

Earlier, Pawlisz worked for Paddock Publications as part-time floor supervisor responsible for all aspects of daytime operation of production area from 1994-2017.

Two other noteworthy fleet positions in Pawlisz’s career included working as a fleet specialist for Océ North America from 1999-2007 and as the fleet manager for Culligan International from 2007-2009. While at Culligan, Pawlisz managed the day-to-day operation of fleet vehicles with responsibilities for budget and order cycle replacement, a position he held from 2007 to  2009.

Pawlisz started his fleet career as a quality assurance coordinator/MAP advisor for Wheels, Inc., where he worked from 1991-1999. While at Wheels, Pawlisz was responsible for daily phone contact with fleet managers, drivers, and shops to approve proper repairs to the fleet of lease vehicles.

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Mike Antich

Mike Antich

Former Editor and Associate Publisher

Mike Antich covered fleet management and remarketing for more than 20 years and was inducted into the Fleet Hall of Fame in 2010 and the Global Fleet of Hal in 2022. He also won the Industry Icon Award, presented jointly by the IARA and NAAA industry associations.

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