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Wheels Named One of Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies for 9th Consecutive Year

Des Plaines, Ill, June 20, 2019 - Wheels, Inc., a leader in the automotive fleet leasing and management industry, was named one of “Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” in 2019 by the National Association of Business Resources (NABR). The competition honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in employee enrichment and a dedication to overall employee satisfaction.

This is the 9th consecutive year Wheels received the honor. The independent research firm appraises Chicagoland nominees based on various criteria, such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, and retention. Employee surveys are also considered in the selection process.

“At Wheels, we are committed to making our organization one of the best possible places to work,” said Mary Formosa, vice president of human resources at Wheels. “We value our employees for their specific contributions and provide an ethical environment they can be proud of and much more.  Our high level of employee satisfaction and engagement is essential to successfully attracting and retaining the best employees, which enables us to provide world-class service to our clients.”

Wheels commits to the success of its employees from the start of employment by fostering a welcoming environment combined with the encouragement to continuously learn and grow. Throughout employees’ careers at Wheels, the company offers a variety of benefits, such as educational opportunities, wellness programs, and a focus on professional development. Wheels is dedicated to enriching the lives of employees, which is one of the reasons the NABR continues to honor Wheels.

Additionally, Wheels is actively involved in giving back to the community. Through a volunteer partnership with North Elementary School, employees can tutor and mentor local youth. “We promote a team-oriented company culture by working together to make a positive impact on our community,” said Formosa.

Wheels and the other selected organizations will be honored at a celebratory presentation and luncheon on September 16.

About Wheels, Inc.

Wheels, Inc. was established in 1939 as the world’s first automotive fleet leasing and management company. Eighty years later, Wheels is one of the largest privately-held companies in North America, featuring a portfolio of more than 325,000 vehicles under management across the continent, capabilities in 56 countries worldwide, and a client base that consists of some of the best-known businesses in the world. In addition to vehicle acquisition and leasing, Wheels provides numerous specialized services that help all sorts of organizations manage their fleets. For additional information, please contact info@wheels.com

About the Best and Brightest Programs

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program of the National Association for Business Resources that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole.

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