NAFA’s 2018 Institute & Expo to Feature All-Star Fleet Speakers

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Release date: 4/10/2018

Contact: Donald Dunphy
NAFA Fleet Management Association
NAFA’s 2018 Institute & Expo to Feature All-Star Fleet Speakers
Conference Hosts Can’t-Miss Sessions Addressing Topics Straight from Today’s Headlines
PRINCETON, N.J. – (April 10, 2018)NAFA Fleet Management Association, the vehicle fleet industry’s largest membership association, announces its annual conference, the NAFA Institute & Expo (I&E), is featuring an all-star speaker line-up with some of the top names in fleet.
I&E, April 24-27 in Anaheim, Calif., is the biggest gathering of fleet and mobility professionals. It provides a deep roster of fleet industry thought leaders who supply insight, tips, and strategies for fleet professionals – helping attendees improve their operations, develop products for the industry, and reach personal goals. Among the all-star speakers scheduled for 2018’s I&E are:
•          Michele Bartlett, General Manager, Commercial and Government Fleet Sales, Ford
•          Frank Dankovich, Director, Fleet Sales, FCA
•          Dave Depew, General Manager, Fleet Sales, Toyota Motor North America
•          Ed Peper, U.S. Vice President, General Motors Fleet
•          Dan Frank, President & CEO, Wheels
•          Richard Battersby, CAFM®, Assistant Director, Oakland Public Works
•          John Dmochowsky, CAFM, Senior Global Fleet Manager, Mondelez International
•          Neil Borkowicz, Global Vehicle Cyber Security Manager, FCA
•          Walter During, Transportation Specialist, Federal Highway Administration
•          Kimberly Fisher, CAFS®, Global Manager, Fleet & Travel, National Oilwell Varco
•          Jeff Hill, CAFM, Fleet Manager, Black & Veatch
•          Keith Leech Sr., CAFS, Chief, Fleet Division and Parking Enterprise, Sacramento County
•          Marc Knight, CAFM, Senior Industry Consultant, AssetWorks
•          John Conte, Manager, Logistics and Operations, Holman Parts
“At I&E, we ensure attendees get insight from the top fleet leaders so they can stay current with today’s needs and industry trends,” said NAFA CEO Phillip E. Russo, CAE. “I&E offers immediate, actionable tools that attendees can use the moment they return to the office.”
I&E Sessions Address Today’s Top Fleet Topics
I&E features more than 45 educational sessions, including many addressing subjects straight out of current news headlines, plus timely concerns facing fleet and mobility managers. I&E’s education sessions include:

  • How OEMs are Addressing “Mobility” and the Future of Fleet, featuring the fleet leaders of FCA, Ford, GM, and Toyota
  • Inside the DOT’s “Connected Pilots” Program and How It Will Change Your Fleets, with experts from the Federal Highway Administration and Wyoming Dept. of Transportation
  • Up-to-the minute legislative updates from NAFA’s U.S. and Canadian legislative counsels
  • Alcohol, Marijuana and Prescription Meds – Impaired Driving is on the Rise, with experts from corporate fleets discussing ways to reduce this danger
  • Law Enforcement Emergency 2.0: How to Prepare for the Worst Emergency and Keep Your Job, featuring law enforcement fleet managers discussing best practices in preparing for hurricanes, floods, fires, and security issues
  • Government Fleet Managers: All Charged Up: Planning your EV Infrastructure, with public sector fleet managers and their strategies for supporting electric vehicles
For more information about NAFA’s Institute & Expo, visit the official conference website:
About NAFA’s Institute & Expo
NAFA’s annual Institute & Expo conference is the largest gathering of fleet and mobility managers. The event program, created by fleet managers for fleet managers, features 49 sessions of fleet training, education, and workshops; and an Expo floor consisting of over 250 companies showcasing their products and services. The 2018 Institute & Expo is April 24-27, in Anaheim, Calif. More information and registration details can be found at
About NAFA Fleet Management Association
NAFA Fleet Management Association is the trade organization for professionals who manage the mobility requirements and vehicle fleets of sedans, public safety vehicles, trucks, and buses of all types and sizes; and a wide range of military and off-road equipment for corporations, governments, universities, utility fleets, and law enforcement in North America and across the globe. NAFA’s members are responsible for the specification, acquisition, maintenance, repair, fueling, risk management, and remarketing of more than 4.6 million vehicles that drive an estimated 50 billion miles each year. NAFA’s members control assets and services well in excess of $100 billion each year.
For more information, please visit, and communicate with NAFA on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
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