•  Business Meeting

Agenda

*Agenda is subject to change.

 
Monday, April 18, 2016
   
1:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Palomino

President’s Welcome
Dean Vicha, President, NationaLease

   
1:45 PM – 2:00 PM
Palomino

Chairman’s Report
Tom Keefer, President, Kris-Way Truck Leasing, Inc., a NationaLease Member

   
2:00 PM –3:00 PM
Palomino

Blueprints for Tomorrow
Nate Sachs’ breakthrough “Blueprints for Tomorrow” program is a series of blueprints that helps business owners deal with the “what ifs” that keep them awake at night: What if I don’t want to do this anymore? What if something happens to me? What if I don’t attract, maximize, and retain key people? What if I don’t continue to grow my business? NationaLease members will learn how to protect what you’ve worked so hard to create.
Nate Sachs, Founder and Owner, Blueprints for Tomorrow

   
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Pre-function Area

Break

   
 

Breakout Sessions

   
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM
Palomino

Breakout Session #1: Member Services – Avoiding HR Legal Issues
NationaLease members have been increasingly the target of lawsuits stemming from challenges with ever-changing and little-known HR Laws. Jane Clark will update you on some of the most common missteps among members and in the industry to help you avoid any legal action.  Jane will also update you on new programs coming from NationaLease Home Office, including some new recruiting tools.
Jane Clark, Vice President of Member Services, NationaLease

   
Dorado A

Breakout Session #2: Maintenance Update – Transfers, Technology, and Right to Repair
Join Joe Puff as he reviews the new transfer policy for National Accounts, including maintenance cost age adjustments and the transfer condition requirements. He will also update us on the NationaLease Fleet 20/20 rollout and share information about the new “Right to Repair” law and how it will affect our businesses.
Joe Puff, Vice President of Truck Technology & Maintenance, NationaLease

   
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM
Dorado A

Breakout Session #1: Member Services – Avoiding HR Legal Issues
Jane Clark, Vice President of Member Services, NationaLease

   
Palomino

Breakout Session #2: Maintenance Update – Transfers, Technology, and Right to Repair
Joe Puff, Vice President of Truck Technology & Maintenance, NationaLease

   
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
   
1:30 PM – 2:15 PM
Palomino

Economic Outlook
Specializing in research into regional economic development, Dr. Lee McPheters will share his outlook on the economy with our members. Learn how the modern economic climate extends beyond business regions into global arenas as Dr. McPheters provides updates on the state of regional growth, leading metropolitan areas, global conditions, and what the fastest growing industries are.
Lee McPheters, Research Professor of Economics, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

   
2:15 PM – 3:00 PM
Palomino

Threats from All Directions - How Do We Stay Safe
Workplace violence has touched close to home for many of us.  Whether caused by terrorists or current or former employees, there are stories in the news daily.  What can we do to prevent and prepare for incidents such as these?  CJ Wren is the president of the Arizona chapter of the Association for Threat Assessment Professionals, and will share his ideas on how to assess our susceptibility to violence and what we can do now to avoid or mitigate any such events in the future.
CJ Wren, Chapter President, Association of Threat Assessment Professionals

   
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Pre-function Area

Break

   
 

Breakout Sessions

   
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM
Palomino

Breakout Session #1: National Accounts – FASB Final Rule
Joe Gallick will provide 2015 Year-in-Review and 2016 Q’1 updates on the state of National Accounts, including sales results and major platform initiatives. He will also provide a brief summary of the recently released final rules for lease accounting standards by the Financial Accounting Standards Board and resulting implications on lessees and National Account customers.
Joe Gallick, Senior Vice President of Sales, NationaLease

   
Dorado A

Breakout Session #2: Supply Management – Choosing a Technology Partner
As technology continues to play an important role in managing your fleet and controlling your expense, selecting the “right technology partner” will be key in achieving your near term and long term objectives. David Nitzsche will provide insight into the changing world of components, shop operations, and new products that will help in the present and future of managing your fleet.  David will also give updates on the current state of the supply management and Capital Equipment programs, including the impact of the current used truck market.
David Nitzsche, Senior Vice President of Supply Management, NationaLease

   
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM
Dorado A

Breakout Session #1: National Accounts – FASB Final Rule
Joe Gallick, Senior Vice President of Sales, NationaLease

   
Palomino

Breakout Session #2: Supply Management – Choosing a Technology Partner
David Nitzsche, Senior Vice President of Supply Management, NationaLease

   
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

TRALA Technology Reception

   
7:00 PM

NationaLease Dinner