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Fleet One™ Rides Momentum Into 2005

PRNewswire
NASHVILLE, Tenn.
Jan 12, 2005

Fleet One, L.L.C. is entering 2005 with growing momentum. That's because 2004 will be remembered as the best year in the fleet card company's 16-year history. Fleet One shattered numerous company sales and revenue records in 2004, and expects to do more of the same in 2005.

To support its expanding customer base, Fleet One plans a 25% increase in staffing in 2005 and is making major renovations to its Nashville, TN headquarters to accommodate its expanding workforce. Fleet One is hiring associates in all areas of its business, including sales, customer service, technology, and its call center.

Recent new hires include five (5) sales professionals brought on board to strengthen Fleet One's Sales Team:

Shelley Harris comes to Fleet One from AIM HealthCare Services in Franklin, TN, where she served as an Account Executive. She brings 9 years of transportation industry experience to Fleet One.

Amye Simmons joins Fleet One after graduating from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where she earned a BA in Communications.

Taylor Bass previously worked for UniGroup, Inc, the parent company of United Van Lines and Mayflower Transit, where he served as an Account Manager focused on selling fuel management solutions to national accounts.

Chuck Harris comes to Fleet One from Deutsche Bank, where he worked in the Global Securities Services area. Previously, Harris worked for Comdata, where he spent 7 years in the Operations/ Customer Service areas.

Mike Jordan brings a wealth of transportation industry experience, having previously been in various sales roles for 1mage Software, TMW Systems and McLeod Software.

"Momentum is the best way to describe what's happening at Fleet One," said Michael Thompson, Fleet One's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "We are excited about the addition of so many new employees as new members of the Fleet One family, and the enhanced working environment we have been able to provide them based on our company's growth."

Other Fleet One employment news:

John Overland has joined the Information Technology department as Senior Product Manager. Overland comes to Fleet One from Shop at Home Network, where he served as Vice President, Information Technology Systems. Prior to Shop at Home Network, Overland worked at Nortel Networks as a Senior Project Manager.

Deanne Smith has been promoted to Director of Strategic Accounts in the Account Management department, where she will manage a newly created team of Account Managers focused on building relationships with existing customers. Amanda James has transferred into one of these new Account Manager positions.

Scott Rhodes has joined the Marketing Department as a Marketing Coordinator. Rhodes comes to Fleet One from RSW Creative, a graphic design and marketing firm located in Dallas, TX. At Fleet One, Rhodes will focus on product management initiatives and graphic design.

About Fleet One, L.L.C.

Fleet One™ provides financial service solutions to companies with fleets of vehicles, and the merchants that serve them. Fleet One is an affiliate of SunTrust Banks, Inc., one of the nation's largest commercial banking organizations. Fleet One products and services include private label fuel card programs, electronic payment authorizations and billing, financial settlement, detailed reporting, and a host of other value-added solutions to its nationwide customer base. Fleet One also offers Fleet One Local and Fleet One Over The Road fuel card programs for businesses with company vehicles.

SOURCE: Fleet One, L.L.C.

CONTACT: Stacey Bright of Fleet One, L.L.C., +1-615-523-6465, or
sbright@FleetOne.com