• NationaLease Annual Meeting


*Agenda is subject to change.

9:00AM – 5:00PM


1:00PM – 1:15PM

Welcoming to the 2014 NationaLease Annual Meeting
Jane Clark, Vice President of Member Services, NationaLease

1:15PM – 1:45PM

President’s Address
Dean Vicha, President, NationaLease

1:45PM – 2:45PM

Keynote Speaker
Kenneth Langone, co-founder of Home Depot and former director of the New York Stock Exchange, brings his dynamic background in entrepreneurship and on Wall Street to this year’s Annual Meeting. Mr. Langone will discuss the current economy and what it takes to become a successful business owner in today’s America.

2:45PM – 3:00PM


3:00PM – 5:00PM

Closed Session
The NationaLease management team will review the latest on initiatives concerning National Accounts, customer Web access, centralized billing, capital equipment, and insurance. This is a great time to discuss and ask questions about some of the most-pressing matters regarding NationaLease today.
Dean Vicha, President, NationaLease
Jane Clark, Vice President of Member Services, NationaLease
David Nitzsche, Senior Vice President of Supply Management, NationaLease

6:00PM – 8:00PM

Trade and Technology Show and Reception

7:00AM – 8:00AM


8:00AM – 8:15AM

Nominating Committee
Kirk Tilley, President, Tandet NationaLease

8:15AM – 9:15AM

Bridging the Generations
Overcoming generational barriers is key to stimulating growth and success in business. Meeting attendees attendees have the unique opportunity to hear from Curt Steinhorst, certified speaker at The Center for Generational Kinects, who will share how to convert generational trends and predictabilities into breakthrough opportunities.
Curt Steinhorst, The Center for Generational Kinetics

9:15AM – 10:15AM

Craig Fisher, Vice President of fisher VISTA, CEO, TalentNet, LLC
Craig Fisher is a LinkedIn trainer, social media strategy consultant, speaker, blogger, and radio host. He teaches companies how to find and attract clients and talent with LinkedIn and other digital tools. Learn practical ways to use LinkedIn to directly impact sales, as Craig shares techniques that have worked for his clients and his own business.

10:15AM – 10:30AM


10:30AM – 11:00AM

National Account Update
Joe Gallick will provide an update on National Account successes, as well as opportunities for future growth.
Joe Gallick, Senior Vice President of Sales, NationaLease

11:00AM – 11:30AM

Member Services Update
Find out what’s happening at the NationaLease home office. Jane Clark provides an update on new programs and services available through NationaLease, as well as an introduction to new members.
Jane Clark, Vice President of Member Services, NationaLease

11:30AM – 12:00PM

Dedicated Logistics
Joe Gallick will provide members an overview of the NationaLease Dedicated Logistics program plus an update on the trends and opportunities of Dedicated Logistics in the transportation industry.
Joe Gallick, Senior Vice President of Sales, NationaLease

12:00PM - 1:00PM


1:00PM – 2:00PM

Advantages of Adopting Technology in Your Business
Members will hear insights and experiences on the benefits of adopting technology in their company. Discussions will include how technology helps run emergency breakdown calls, improves day-to-day business operations, and how gathering and utilizing data can help effectively manage all aspects of your company.
Kirk Tilley, President, Tandet NationaLease

2:00PM – 2:30PM

Legal Update
Find out what TRALA is doing to protect our industry and inform us on pending issues to watch. Tom James will give updates regarding TRALA’s efforts to remain strong and be a viable voice on “the Hill.”
Tom James, President & CEO, TRALA

2:30PM – 2:45PM


2:45PM – 3:45PM

Economic Update
What if you had a quick view of the future? How would that affect your business plans? NationaLease will give members a front row seat to see the economic future through the eyes of an economist.
Dr. Barry Asmus, Senior Economist, National Center for Policy Analysis

3:45PM – 4:45PM

State of the Transportation Industry
Ray LaHood will speak to members regarding the current and future state of the transportation industry. His expertise in transportation, infrastructure, and his insider view on the current political environment gives him a unique perspective on these topics.
Ray LaHood, Former United States Secretary of Transportation


Closing Awards Dinner and Reception