News Release

NationaLease Elevates Andy Stopka to Vice President of Maintenance

February 15, 2007, Downers Grove, IL – With the merger of NationaLease Purchasing Corporation and AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources complete, NationaLease has strengthened its capabilities by elevating Andy Stopka to Vice President of Maintenance.

Andy joined NationaLease in 2003 as the National Account Director of Maintenance.  Before joining NationaLease, he worked on the OEM/distributor side of the business. He has 26 years of transportation industry experience selling full service lease, contract maintenance, and dedicated contract carriage to both local and national accounts.

“Andy has been instrumental in the growth of the National Accounts program by designing a maintenance plan that has enhanced NationaLease’s ability to maintain our customers’ owned vehicles. He is responsible for establishing maintenance practices that ensure a National Account customer a cohesive, seamless program that provides the same level of service from coast to coast at over 900 locations,” said Gene Scoggins, Vice President of Sales for NationaLease.

The merging of NationaLease and AmeriQuest leasing members has formed the largest leasing organization in North America with more than 700 locations allowing NationaLease to more effectively compete with current industry leaders. In addition, NationaLease now has the largest reciprocal road service network in North America and a stronger, more robust National Account program serving the needs of the unified members selling full-service leasing, contract maintenance, and dedicated contract carriage throughout North America.

About NationaLease
Founded in 1944, NationaLease is one of the largest full service truck leasing organizations in North America, with over 900 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada and a combined customer fleet of over 155,000 tractors, trucks, and trailers. The company provides comprehensive fleet management services for private fleets and transportation service providers. More information can be found at