A Chicago area native, Bob Loeffler started his fleet career in 1982 as the maintenance manager and later purchasing manager for Chicago-based Genway Fleet Leasing Corp., which was founded in 1966 as Chevway, a Chevrolet dealer group involved in negotiating national fleet leases.
May 18, 2022
Clay Gaudet, fleet manager for AutoZone, will retire from the company on Sept. 30, where he managed a fleet of 15,958 vehicles. Alexander Sikes was named AutoZone fleet manager to succeed Gaudet. Sikes previously was the senior fleet coordinator for AutoZone and has worked with Gaudet since 2016.
September 26, 2021
Bret Watson, CAFM, the long-time fleet manager for Sprint, voluntarily left the company as part of a severance package effective August 27 following the company’s merger with T-Mobile. Watson joined Sprint in April 1989.
September 25, 2021
Brad Bohnen was named major project manager for American Midwest Fleet Solutions - A Safe Fleet Company. He assumed this position in June 2021. Prior to this, Bohnen was Head of Fleet Management - North America for Ericsson Inc. in Overland Park, Kansas. He served in this position for almost 12 years.
June 13, 2021
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. Previously, Pawlisz work as a fleet maintenance analyst for Merchants Fleet
April 28, 2021
Mark Petersen was named senior fleet compliance analyst at Syneos Health. Previously, Petersen worked for Element Fleet Management from 2019-2021 as the fleet manager for Allied Universal, which outsourced the management of its fleet to Element.
April 28, 2021
Robert Edwards was named regional fleet manager at Petro Home Services. Edwards manages a fleet of 400 Class 8 trucks and light-duty vehicles in five operating locations.
August 23, 2016
Louis Leclerc, associate director – Bell Fleet Solutions (BFS), has retired from Bell Canada. Leclerc managed the entire BCE fleet operations for Bell and its group of companies, consisting of more than 14,000 vehicles and related rolling assets.
April 7, 2015
As sourcing manager at Roche, Gregorowicz negotiated service level agreements for corporate vehicles, along with food and beverage for Dining Services.
May 13, 2013
Gayle Pratt, director global fleet for Ecolab, Inc. in St. Paul, Minn., retired March 22, 2013, capping a 35-year career that included management of corporate, public, and private fleet, along with travel operations. Succeeding Pratt is Andy Coulter, director of indirect procurement and global fleet for EcoLab, Inc.
April 4, 2013
TORRANCE, CA – "Automotive Fleet" magazine wants to hear about your career as a fleet manager!
October 24, 2012
HOUSTON - Kimberly Fisher was named fleet manager for North America for National Oilwell Varco in Houston. She manages a fleet of 4,600 vehicles in the U.S. and about 500 more in Canada.
July 11, 2011
TORRANCE, CA - Three fleet managers have been selected as finalists for Automotive Fleet's 2011 Professional Fleet Manager of the Year award. The winner will be announced April 10 at NAFA’s 2011 Institute & Expo in Charlotte, N.C.
March 29, 2011
IRVING, TX - J.J. Keig was named fleet manager for the oil and gas services division of NCH in Irving, Texas, on June 24.
June 25, 2010
WILSONVILLE, OR - Ricky Alan Dralle, former fleet manager at Rite-Aid's regional distribution center in Wilsonville, Ore., and his wife Deborah Radcliff-Dralle, were sentenced to prison Nov. 13 after scamming the company out of more than $400,000 over the course of 9 years.
November 17, 2009