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Finalists Announced for NAFA’s Fleet Excellence Awards, Honoring High-Performance Fleet Professional

Contact: Donald Dunphy
NAFA Fleet Management Association

Finalists Announced for NAFA’s Fleet Excellence Awards, Honoring High-Performance Fleet Professionals

PRINCETON, N.J. (March 03, 2020) – NAFA Fleet Management Association (NAFA), the vehicle fleet industry’s largest membership association, announces the finalists for NAFA’s 2020 Fleet Excellence Awards (FLEXYs), the top honors in the fleet and mobility industry. Winners will be announced in March, and will be recognized and take part in a panel presentation on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at NAFA’s annual conference, the Institute & Expo (I&E) in the Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN.

The 2020 FLEXY finalists are:

Excellence in Public Fleet or Mobility Management
  • Brad Salazar, Denver Dept. of Transportation & Infrastructure
  • George Hrichak, City of Chesapeake
  • Bradley J. Smith, Poudre Fire Authority
  • Calvin Chambliss, City of Richmond Fleet Mgt.
  • Kevin Fareri, Texas DoT
  • Timothy Thompson, United States Air Force
  • Alex Alfonso, Miami Dade County
  • Craig Willingham, Chesterfield County
  • Riley Moore, UCLA Transportation
  • Christopher Melton, County of Ventura
  • Matthew Hansen, Vector Fleet Mgt/City of Fayetteville

Excellence in Corporate/Private Fleet or Mobility Management
  • Jerry Holman, Stonebrooke Equipment
  • Chris Schaefer, Ohio Farmers Insurance Group
  • Steve Larsen, Ruan Transportation
  • ATCO Group/Jason Allan
  • Alex May, Rollins
  • John Dmochowsky, Mondelez
  • Jim Petrillo, FujiFilm
  • Robert Nitrauer, Mettler-Toledo
  • Kris Peterinelli, Jubilant Radio Pharmacies
  • Dina Kushaliyeva, Direct Energy

The FLEXYs shine a spotlight on those who have significantly impacted fleet management in both the corporate and public fleet segments during the previous year. The awards’ nomination process was open to all fleet professionals throughout the United States and Canada, regardless of NAFA Fleet Management Association membership status.
For more about NAFA’s 2020 Institute & Expo, including access registration, visit http://www.nafainstitute.org
About NAFA’s Institute & Expo
NAFA’s annual Institute & Expo conference is the largest gathering of fleet and mobility managers. The event program, created by fleet managers for fleet managers, features fleet training sessions, education, and workshops; and an Expo floor with more than 250 companies showcasing their products and services. The 2020 Institute & Expo is April 6-8, in Indianapolis, Ind. More information and registration details can be found at http://www.nafainstitute.org.
NAFA thanks the following media outlets for the continued support of Institute & Expo: Canadian Automotive Fleet, Equipment Today, Field Technologies, FleetOwner, Fleet Management Weekly, Modern WorkTruck Solutions, The Municipal, My Little Salesman, Supply Professional, Utility Fleet Professional, and Utility Products.
About NAFA Fleet Management Association
NAFA Fleet Management Association is the membership organization for professionals who manage the mobility requirements of vehicle fleets that include commercial, public safety, trucks, and buses of all types and sizes; and a wide range of military and off-road equipment for corporations, governments, universities, utility fleets, and law enforcement in North America and across the globe. NAFA’s members are responsible for the specification, acquisition, maintenance, repair, fueling, risk management, and remarketing of more than 4.6 million vehicles that drive an estimated 50 billion miles each year.  NAFA’s members control assets and services well above $100 billion each year.
For more information, please visit www.nafa.org, and communicate with NAFA on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.