FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – First Fleet Corporation — a national provider of asset management, financial services, and high technology operational support to the nation’s private truck fleets — has promoted Patrick Devine, CPA, to vice president, finance. During his career, Devine has garnered both private industry and “Big 4” public accounting firm experience.

In his new position, Devine will be actively involved in the implementation of new business strategies and developing diversified funding strategies for PHH FirstFleet, the recently formed truck group that combines the resources of PHH Arval and First Fleet Corporation. He will also be responsible for administration of the finance department.

Prior to joining the company in 2003 as corporate controller, Devine served as assistant controller of Interval International in Miami. Before that, he was at Carnival Corporation, where he was senior audit associate. He began career as an auditor at Coopers & Lybrand [now PriceWaterhouse-Coopers].

A California native, he received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Devine is a certified public accountant.

Originally posted on Fleet Financials