Lizzy’s Legacy

9.18.18.Lizzy.LILizzy S. was a tenacious Area Manager with the East Midlands/East Anglia Operating Group. She had an incredible attitude, was a real team player and became a role model to many.

Lizzy’s mentor of five years, Janene S., Vice President/GM of the Operating Group, says Lizzy never shied away from a challenge.

In the spring of 2017 Lizzy faced her most difficult challenge yet: a cancer diagnosis.

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Customer service, consistency, and the Contact Center

9.13.18.ContactCenterA day in the life of a Contact Center employee involves a telephone, computer and conversations with about 100 customers.

Interacting with that many personalities throughout the day takes a special skill set, and Erin M.’s Contact Center team members are masters of their trade.

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The Case of the Missing Passport

9.10.18.PassportMost people love a good Sherlock experience – playing detective, putting TV-learned sleuthing skills to work and solving a mystery.

But when the mystery doesn’t present enough information to be solved, interest dwindles and the detectives are left with a cold case.

When Tom C., Group Rental Manager in London, received a lead on a rental mystery, he closed a cold case and earned a lifetime customer.

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The Enterprise equation

9.6.18.JenS.LIFive years teaching + Patience (A passion to serve) = A new career.

When Jen S. first entered the workforce, her “customers” consisted of 20 vivacious 10-year-olds.

As an elementary school teacher in Chicago, Jen learned patience, developed an incredible work ethic and honed her communication skills.

Today, more than 12 years later, Jen is back in a classroom of sorts as a student –  learning the business as a Management Trainee at Enterprise in Ohio.

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Growing together for 45 years

8.30.18.45Years.ERAC.LIIn 1973 construction of the Sears Tower in Chicago was completed, the Watergate hearings began, FedEx opened its doors, and Elvis Presley’s “Aloha from Hawaii” television special was seen around the world by more than one billion viewers.

Also that year, a loyal and dedicated sales agent – Julie T. – joined National Car Rental.

Four and half decades later, Julie is celebrating a career anniversary few can claim: 45 years.

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Up the ladder and across the country

8.21.18.ElizabethR.LIElizabeth R. guides her career with eight words: “I interview for my next job every day.”

With that philosophy in mind, Elizabeth navigated her path at Enterprise from her start as an Area Accountant in Indiana to her current position on the Corporate Campus in St. Louis as Director of Business Administration for Global Franchising. The key to her progress was taking on new opportunities whenever and wherever they presented themselves.

“Being open to relocation helped expand the number of opportunities available to me,” Elizabeth explains. “Even though I was a little anxious about moving, I tried to look at how moving could set me up for future success and career advancement – it really put things into perspective.”

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What I wish I knew: Vice President Dave L.

8.14.18.DaveL.LIWith nearly three decades of experience under his belt, Dave L. knows what it takes to keep focus and succeed at Enterprise.

Beginning as a Management Trainee in New York in 1989, he worked his way up the ladder, eventually moving down south to take on roles as Regional Vice President and Vice President of the Atlanta Operating Group.

Currently Vice President/GM of the Jacksonville Operating Group, where he’s been the last four years, Dave shares the advice he would give himself as a Branch Manager.

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Never say never

8.9.18.RyanT.LITwo countries, six states and 26 years later, Ryan T., the recently named Corporate Vice President of North Central Operations, still approaches his Enterprise career with a distinct mantra: Never say never.

Ryan began his career as an MT (Management Trainee) in his home-state of California, working his way up to Regional Rental Manager. As his career progressed, he always kept an open mind about the possibility of making a move.

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Entrepreneurs at Enterprise: Bethany S.

7.27.18.BethanyS.LI.EHIn this interview series, we speak with employees who were nominated by their teams as having a strong entrepreneurial spirit. Entrepreneurship is a key indicator to success for employees starting their careers in the Enterprise Management Training (MT) Program.

Bethany joined the Management Training program in Houston last year. She shares how she made the switch from personal trainer to a career at Enterprise and what she’s learned so far about teamwork, a positive attitude, and using her entrepreneurial drive to find success at the company.

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Singing in St. Louis


7.17.18.KCC.LIAs a Senior Data Analytics Specialist, Bennett L. spends his days crunching numbers and translating them into understandable charts. You could say he is a master of Excel spreadsheets.

But on weekends, he masters sheets of a different type: music sheets.

Since 2015 Bennett has volunteered with the Kirkwood Children’s Chorale (KCC), a nonprofit educational organization which offers vocal training to young singers in second through 12th grades.

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