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NationaLease Tech Challenge Recognizes Top Technicians in North American Truck Leasing Organization

Tech Challenge June 5, 2012, Downers Grove, IL –NationaLease announces the winners of its second annual Tech Challenge, a national competition of technicians within its network of 165 independent full service truck leasing companies throughout North America. The top three winning technicians will compete in the TMC SuperTech Competition this September and will represent NationaLease.

Taking top honor is Bob Mrzyglod of Aim NationaLease, Girard, OH. Coming in as first runner-up is Scott Wilson of Florida Truck Leasing, a NationaLease Developing Member, Apopka, FL, and the second runner-up is Aaron Tucker, Hogan Truck Leasing, a NationaLease Member, St. Louis, MO. Andy Stopka, NationaLease Vice President of Maintenance, presented the awards.

NationaLease first tested technicians from the across the country in an earlier written knowledge exam. From there, the organization brought in the top regional winners to the Michelin Training Center in Greenville, SC during the NationaLease Spring Maintenance Managers Meeting this May to compete in the hands-on portion of the competition. There, they competed in stations that included starting and charging, electrical, brakes, wheel ends, HVAC, engine diagnostics, electronic information, and PMI.

The three winners of the competition were saluted at an awards dinner at the NationaLease meeting at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville. All three were presented with awards and prizes provided by NationaLease and several of its suppliers.

For more information about the NationaLease Tech Challenge, contact Andy Stopka, NationaLease Vice President of Maintenance, at

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