Des Plaines, Ill., August, 2018 – Wheels, Inc., a leader in the automotive fleet management and services industry, is proud to announce Laura Jozwiak, Wheels’ Senior Vice President of Sales and Client Relations, was elected to the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA) board of directors as secretary. This position will set her up to be AFLA’s next president in 2020.
“I am thrilled to have been elected by my peers throughout the fleet industry.” said Jozwiak. “I am looking forward to contributing, learning and growing with this great industry organization.”
Jozwiak’s career in fleet management spans more than 25 years and includes a wealth of experience in strategic management as well as operational areas like license and titling, acquisition, fuel and property taxes. She joined Wheels as an Account Manager in 2002 and throughout her career has managed some of Wheels’ largest and most complex clients. In 2015 Jozwiak was named to her current role, and oversees Wheels’ Sales, Account Management, Client Relations and Client Analytics teams in providing strategic guidance and analytic resources to help clients optimize their fleets.
Jozwiak attended the University of Illinois at Chicago and earned her Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM) accreditation from National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA) in 1999. She also holds the unique distinction of being the first person from a fleet management company to join NAFA as a full member. Jozwiak serves on the board of Women in Fleet Management, and enthusiastically shares her fleet knowledge and expertise through participation in educational, mentoring and networking events.
Based in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, AFLA promotes growth, expansion and professionalism within the fleet industry by providing education, research, technical standards, representation and advancement of member interests. AFLA has more than 500 members representing all industry segments, including fleet managers and sourcing professionals, fleet management company professionals, auto manufacturers and dealers, remarketers, maintenance and repair companies and many other specialized suppliers. AFLA’s annual conference attracts more than 550 attendees. The organization also hosts educational webinars, publishes whitepapers and offers opportunities for members to network with key leaders throughout the fleet industry. For more information, visit www.afla.org or find us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
About Wheels, Inc.
Wheels, Inc. was established in 1939 as the world’s first automotive fleet leasing and management company. Seventy-nine 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 54 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. These include driver/vehicle support functions like maintenance management, fuel cards, and registration processing, as well as strategic account-level consultation to drive optimal fleet efficiency and measure results. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org,visit www.wheels.com or find us on LinkedIn.