Press Release

Dan North to Deliver Economic Update at NationaLease Financial Officers Meeting

Noted economist and speaker, Dan North, will discuss the many obstacles and opportunities that businesses will face in the coming year.

September 17, 2013, Downers Grove, IL – The Financial Officers Meeting was listed as the top ranked NationaLease meeting for 2012. This year, the event will be held September 30 – October 1 in Lisle, IL, and once again, NationaLease financial executives will gather to discuss the many issues facing the transportation industry in the coming years.  This two-day event will cover relevant topics, including healthcare reform, regulatory changes, market trends, and more.

For the 2013 meeting, NationaLease – one of the largest full service truck leasing organizations in North America – has announced that Dan North will deliver the keynote address. North, Chief Economist for Euler Hermes ACI, has been a popular speaker at both the AmeriQuest Symposium, and various NationaLease meetings. At the Financial Officers Meeting, North will give his insights into the best ways to prepare for the coming economic changes, whether they are positive or negative in nature. North’s macroeconomic analysis has been featured on ABC, CNBC, Fox Business Network, and Bloomberg Television. After predicting the 2008/2009 recession and its implications accurately, North was ranked 4th on Bloomberg’s list of 65 top economic forecasters in 2010.

This is the one NationaLease meeting of the year developed specifically for finance executives within its organization, offering attendees an opportunity to network with their colleagues to share insights, information, and experiences.

Information about the Financial Officers Meeting is available at or by contacting Kate Barnes at 856.382.4701 or e-mailing

About NationaLease
Founded in 1944, NationaLease is one of the largest full service truck leasing organizations in North America, with over 700 service locations throughout the U.S. and Canada and a combined customer fleet of over 135,000 tractors, trucks, and trailers. The company provides comprehensive fleet management services for private fleets and transportation service providers. More information can be found at