News Release

NationaLease Announces Speaker Roster for Their 70th Annual Meeting

After 70 years, NationaLease continues to present the “best and brightest” when it comes to speakers at its Annual Meeting

September 24, 2014, Downers Grove, IL – Year after year, NationaLease, one of the largest full service truck leasing organizations in North America, holds its Annual Meeting, where members gather, share insights, and hear highly influential and impressive speakers. This year’s event, which will be held on September 28-29 in Dallas, TX, exemplifies that trend.

Ken Langone, investment banker, former director of the New York Stock Exchange, and co-founder of Home Depot, will be the keynote speaker at the event. Langone, highly regarded for his philanthropy, has become a popular speaker and a well-regarded guest on CNBC.  He will discuss the current economy and what it takes to become a successful business owner in today’s America.

A number of other speakers will be featured, including:

Ray LaHood, former U.S. Secretary of Transportation, will speak to members regarding the current and future state of the transportation industry. Having worked with two different Presidents from two different parties, LaHood has a unique perspective on transportation, infrastructure, and the politics that affect them both.

Curt Steinhorst is an extremely popular speaker and a specialist in intergenerational relationships. Since overcoming generational barriers is key to stimulating growth and success in business, Steinhorst will share with members how to convert generational trends and predictabilities into breakthrough opportunities.

Information about the Annual 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 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