FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (October 12, 2021) – Fleet Advantage, a leading innovator in truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing, and life cycle cost management (LCCM) today announced Brian Antonellis as its new Senior Vice President of Fleet Operations. Antonellis has extensive experience with private fleets and has a keen understanding of fleet operations, asset management and equipment procurement.
Antonellis previously worked as a corporate vice president of fleet operations for a dry bulk carrier and trucking company over the past three years, responsible for over 3,600 assets and 43 locations. His career began at Coca-Cola as a fleet manager and he then went on to work at PepsiCo for seven years beginning as a fleet manager. Antonellis then became the director of fleet operations responsible for 102 locations, overseeing eight fleet managers, 29 supervisors, 350 technicians, and 16,500 assets.
“We’re thrilled to have Brian join our extremely talented team at Fleet Advantage,” said John Flynn, CEO of Fleet Advantage. “His more than 20 years of experience in fleet operations, asset management and equipment procurement perfectly align with Fleet Advantage’s mission to serve the best interests of both our associates and transportation fleets in helping them succeed, grow and prosper.”
Antonellis is an active member of the Technology of Maintenance council (TMC) and a former board member for the National Private Truck Council (NPTC). He has a certificate in diesel technology from Massasoit Community College and has an associate’s degree in business administration and management as well as a bachelor’s degree in logistics, materials, and supply chain management – both from Colorado Technical University. Antonellis and his wife, Shannon, have four children and live in Frederick, MD.
About Fleet Advantage
Fleet Advantage has over $1.5 Billion of assets under its Life Cycle Cost Management (LCCM) program and serves America’s top corporate fleets. Fleet Advantage guarantees the absolute lowest cost of operation by providing fleet financing solutions with matching proprietary data driven IT processes and fleet analytics, using the latest equipment technology to achieve optimum vehicle productivity and maximum safety. Fleet Advantage is ranked as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the state of Florida and the fastest growing independent truck lessor in the U.S. Fleet Advantage is also named a Top Private Independent firm by the Monitor Daily. In 2015 and 2013, the company was named to Inc. magazines’ 500|5000 list of fastest growing companies in the nation. In 2011, CEO John Flynn received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2011 Florida – Emerging Category award.