Connie (Constance) Gallagher, long-time fleet sales manager at Heritage Cadillac Inc. and a fixture at the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA) conferences, passed on May 2, 2023. She was 73.
Gallagher retired from Hertiage Cadillac, Inc. in Lombard, Ill., in August 2021, where she worked for more than 38 years. Gallagher joined Heritage Cadillac in 1985 as a sales administrator and worked there until her retirement as fleet sales manager.
Gallagher was well-known at AFLA, where she assisted in manning the registration desk for the annual spring and fall conferences giving her the opportunity to greet all attendees. Gallagher started her fleet dealer career in January 1984 when she joined Hanley Dawson Cadillac in Chicago. She worked there until April 1985, the year she left to join Heritage Cadillac Inc.