Merchants Fleet Invests in Innovation with Launch of New Innovation Department

2019-03-21T13:00:41+00:00

Merchants Fleet has launched its Innovation Department and hired Lisa Bonacci as its Director of Innovation. The Innovation Department is dedicated to providing resources to further develop the skills, behaviors, and processes needed to continue to drive an innovative client experience. The new department, which Bonacci leads, is part of the company’s growing efforts to drive innovation in the fleet management space. Prior to joining Merchants Fleet, Bonacci served as the Engagement Manager for one of the most innovative companies in the world, Southern NH University [SNHU], and their Sandbox ColLABorative, the SNHU research and development lab of strategy and [...]

Merchants Fleet Invests in Innovation with Launch of New Innovation Department2019-03-21T13:00:41+00:00

Merchants Fleet Expands Truck Sales & Engineering Group, Hires Chris Johnston

2019-03-13T09:43:12+00:00

Merchants Fleet is expanding its Truck Sales & Engineering Group, and recently hired Chris Johnston as its newest Senior Truck & Upfit Engineer. Johnston joins an extensive team that includes Senior Truck & Upfit Engineer Joe Birren, Regional Sales Manager Jake Hebenstreit, Mobility Leasing Services – Business Development Russ Williams, Director of Operations – Purchasing Candice Groth, Senior Vice President of Sales Tom Coffey, and Senior Vice President of Operations Adam Secore. “As more fleets move away from sedans and toward a wider spectrum of vehicles, we were seeing an increased client need for expertise in trucks and upfitting,” said [...]

Merchants Fleet Expands Truck Sales & Engineering Group, Hires Chris Johnston2019-03-13T09:43:12+00:00

Jeanine L. Charlton, Senior VP & CTO at Merchants Fleet, to Speak on AGENDA19 Innovation Panel

2019-03-07T08:48:55+00:00

Merchants Fleet is pleased to announce Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer Jeanine L. Charlton will be a panelist at AGENDA19, an immersive, interactive business leadership conference focused on driving businesses forward in changing times. Organized by IDG and CIO Magazine, AGENDA attracts a variety of business and technology leaders. This year’s event is being held March 18-20 at the Sawgrass Resort in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida and focuses on the theme “Winning With Digital.” Charlton’s panel, “Building and Sustaining a Culture of Innovation and Change,” will discuss how organizations are building innovation into their cultures and creating environments [...]

Jeanine L. Charlton, Senior VP & CTO at Merchants Fleet, to Speak on AGENDA19 Innovation Panel2019-03-07T08:48:55+00:00

CEO Brendan P. Keegan Talks Leadership, Innovation with NH Department of Safety

2019-03-07T08:51:27+00:00

CEO of Merchants Fleet Brendan P. Keegan spoke to a full room of New Hampshire’s safety leaders this week as the keynote for the Department of Safety’s Leadership Meeting, which was held at the Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services. During his session Keegan encouraged the state’s leaders to take time to innovate, engage in strategic thinking, and invest in their teams through leadership and coaching. Commissioner John J. Barthelmes said it was Keegan’s approach to leadership and innovation that grabbed his attention. “Brendan and I were on a panel for the Fire Chiefs of the [...]

CEO Brendan P. Keegan Talks Leadership, Innovation with NH Department of Safety2019-03-07T08:51:27+00:00

Holly Hafenmair Joins Merchants Fleet’s Southeast Sales Team

2019-02-13T09:58:59+00:00

Merchants Fleet is pleased to announce Holly Hafenmair has joined its Southeast region as a Regional Sales Manager. She is responsible for large-market sales in the southeast region, specifically Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi. “We’re thrilled to have Holly’s talents on our growing Southeast sales team,” said Dusty Cummins, Regional Vice President of Merchants Fleet’s Southeast Region. “Her extensive fleet experience, combined with her excellent project management and relationship-building skillsets, make her a great asset to her clients and a strong addition to our salesforce.” Hafenmair has over 10 years of experience in the fleet industry. Prior to joining [...]

Holly Hafenmair Joins Merchants Fleet’s Southeast Sales Team2019-02-13T09:58:59+00:00

Merchants Fleet Named Among National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

2019-02-06T10:42:25+00:00

Merchants Fleet is excited to announce it has been named one of the country’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®. The award recognizes companies that excel at employee relations, use innovation to motivate employees, implement creative compensation programs, and more. Winners were assessed by the National Association for Business Resources, an independent research firm, which reviewed several key measures relative to other nationally-recognized winners. It is the first time Merchants Fleet has received the award. The company ranked higher than the regional average in multiple areas, including employee enrichment and retention, compensation and benefits, employee education and development, recruitment, [...]

Merchants Fleet Named Among National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®2019-02-06T10:42:25+00:00

Merchants Fleet Signs Lease on New Corporate Headquarters to Accommodate Growing Workforce & Client-Base

2019-01-31T16:17:47+00:00

After a year of unprecedented growth, Merchants Fleet has signed a 10-year lease on a state-of-the-art corporate headquarters in Southern New Hampshire. In January 2018, the company launched a new and aggressive strategic direction focused on growing the company’s national client base while attracting the best and brightest employees across the fleet industry. The new headquarters allows Merchants to build on their legacy of delivering exceptional service and the most innovative fleet management experience to their clients. A team of industry-leading architects, space planners, designers, and construction managers are designing the new headquarters to include collaborative spaces that will help [...]

Merchants Fleet Signs Lease on New Corporate Headquarters to Accommodate Growing Workforce & Client-Base2019-01-31T16:17:47+00:00

Merchants Fleet Management Expands Mobility Leasing Services with New Truck Rental Program

2018-12-17T23:38:53+00:00

Hooksett, N.H. October 29, 2018: Merchants Fleet Management has launched a new truck rental program to add to its growing suite of mobility leasing services. Designed for industries in need of light-duty, all-wheel drive trucks, the program offers flexible rental terms for top-quality vehicles, along with a variety of customized options. Customers will be able to take advantage of features like unlimited mileage, off-road usage, custom upfitting, added safety equipment, and 24/7 roadside assistance, with terms ranging from as brief as two months up to long-term lease agreements. “Merchants has always been committed to flexibility and creativity so we can [...]

Merchants Fleet Management Expands Mobility Leasing Services with New Truck Rental Program2018-12-17T23:38:53+00:00

Merchants Fleet Announces Leadership Team Changes

2018-11-16T11:57:21+00:00

Hooksett, N.H. October 25, 2018: Merchants Fleet Management is pleased to announce several changes in its fleet leadership team. As Merchants continues to make strategic changes to adapt to the future of fleet and move toward its aggressive growth goals, several members of leadership have been promoted into new roles to capitalize on their strengths and years of fleet management experience. “Over the past year, Merchants has experienced incredible growth. We’ve hired some of the best minds in fleet, and we’ve continued to make strides toward our vision of advancing our presence as one of the largest fleet management companies [...]

Merchants Fleet Announces Leadership Team Changes2018-11-16T11:57:21+00:00
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