FORT LAUDERDALE (December 13, 2022)– Fleet Advantage, a leading innovator in Class-8 fleet data analytics, equipment financing, and life cycle cost management (LCCM) announced today that Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, Katerina Jones, has been named a 2022 Top Woman in Equipment Finance by Monitor.
The Top Women in Equipment Finance Awards recognizes women in leadership positions in the equipment finance industry, specifically looking at their exceptional qualities and achievements, not only during 2022, but throughout their entire careers.
Jones is a valued member of the Fleet Advantage Senior Management Team with over 20 years of client-centric experience. She plays a significant role in the success of Fleet Advantage through strategic campaigns and customer programs, which have helped acquire new high-profile clients and address many of the critical issues facing equipment finance today. Her direct impact in shaping America’s corporate fleets has focused on educating equipment finance executives as they navigate today’s economy and mentoring other women in the industry.
Through advocating for the advancement of women within the transportation industry, Jones has made podcast appearances, most recently discussing “the value of mentorship for women,” in equipment finance on the Monitor Podcast Series. Jones’ impact has also been highlighted through additional awards this year, including Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s 3rd Annual Women in Supply Chain, the Transportation Marketing & Sales Association 2022 Top Brand Innovator, South Florida Business Journal’s 2022 Influential Business Woman, and the Women In?Trucking Association’s 2022 Top Women to Watch in Transportation.
Jones was also recognized for her involvement in several charitable organizations, industry-related council positions and committees, including the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) where she is a member of the Annual Conference Planning Committee. She is highly regarded by this organization for her private fleet knowledge and dedication to the equipment finance industry.
“Katerina embodies all the qualities of an effective female leader and her unwavering commitment to excellence has been instrumental in the success of Fleet Advantage, said Brian Holland, President of Fleet Advantage. “Her innovative and client-centric focus helps us connect with America’s top organizations on timely and relevant issues. As well as being a highly regarded thought leader within the leasing, transportation, and supply chain industries, Katerina also places a high priority on mentoring and supporting other professional women at Fleet Advantage and is a strong advocate for a more diverse workplace and the advancement of women within the transportation industry.”
For more information on Katerina and her Top Woman In Equipment Finance recognition, please read her profile in the latest Monitor magazine issue on page 51 here: https://www.monitordaily.com/issue/2022-4th-annual-women-in-equipment-finance-issue/
About Fleet Advantage
Fleet Advantage is the largest independent lessor for heavy-duty Class-8 trucks and has over $1.8 Billion assets under its Life Cycle Cost Management (LCCM) program for more than 50 customers which includes America’s top corporate fleets, including five (5) of the top 10 private fleets in the country. Fleet Advantage guarantees the absolute lowest cost of operation by providing fleet asset management, financing solutions, and fleet analytics, using the latest equipment technology to achieve optimum vehicle productivity and maximum safety. Our model of TCO, clean diesel, and safety-enhanced trucks with shorter life cycles complement our customers’ ESG goals. The accomplishments of Fleet Advantage and our leadership team continue to be recognized for tremendous growth and industry leadership with numerous awards, including Top Private Independent and Most Innovative Firm by the Monitor Daily, Top Software & Tech Awards, Top Women Associates in Finance, and Green Supply Chain Awards to name a few. The company has also been named to Inc. magazine’s 500|5000 list of fastest growing companies in the nation, and CEO John Flynn was a recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® Florida – Emerging Category award.