Puerto Rico Rises

HR Manager Eduardo A. recounts his experiences after the devastation of Hurricane Maria.

PR Cover ImageIn September 2017, Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria, one of the strongest storms to directly strike the island in more than a century.

In the weeks following the storm, Enterprise employees acted quickly – coming together to ensure the business could get customers where they needed to go, even while their own lives were afflicted.

In this story, Eduardo A., HR Manager in Puerto Rico, provides a firsthand account of his experiences after the storm and the resilience and dedication of employees who went above and beyond.

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The Red Convertible

Michael MahonyHow one branch manager helped a customer forget illness and find happiness.

Spotlight on Service is a recurring feature in which employees share how they create positive customer interactions.

In this segment, North Palm Beach, Florida Branch Manager Michael M. tells us how he helped a customer fulfill the one remaining adventure on her terminally ill friend’s bucket list. Michael stepped up to the challenge and exceeded the customer’s expectations, and she later wrote a note of appreciation for his compassion and attention to detail.

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A need for speed

Bryce Insidev2Bryce W., Facilities Design and Construction Manager, rides to success with an unlikely transportation solution

Starting at a young age, Bryce has always had a special connection to speed.

Living down the road from a bicycle shop and seeing kids ride around the neighborhood, he took a keen interest in going fast – no matter how dangerous.

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Ironwoman Completes Ironman

IRONMAN7_crop_editedHow one Area Manager traveled 140.6 miles to the finish line.

Houston Hobby Airport Area Manager Nicolle wears a lot of hats. She’s a mom of two toddlers, a wife, a former NCAA soccer athlete and a 10-year employee of Enterprise.

And just last month, Nicolle earned another title: She’s an Ironwoman.

The fitness fanatic swam 2.4 miles, cycled 112 miles and ran 26.2 miles in Louisville, Kentucky, to complete her first Ironman triathlon. 

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Three generations of one family find job satisfaction at Enterprise

LarryBillKelseyIt’s not uncommon for Larry to encounter family business owners in his role as Account Executive for Enterprise Fleet Management in Colorado. When he does, his eyes light up.

“It makes an impact when I tell clients Enterprise is privately held…just like you are,” Larry says. “As a family-run business we understand how important it is to take care of our customers and to do the right thing – because we’re in it for the long haul.”

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A walk to remember

CF Foundation PicBaltimore Group supports fundraiser walk to honor colleague’s fight with Cystic Fibrosis.

There’s a distinct measure of pride in Jeff A.’s voice when he recounts the many different charities that benefit from the support of the Baltimore operational group.

The short list includes: American Heart Association, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Ovarian & Cervical Cancer Research, Baltimore Parks & People and Voices For Children.

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National Rehabilitation Association names Enterprise Holdings Large Employer of the Year

NRA 1.brightMinnesota team recognized for hiring employees with disabilities.

Becky K. received an email in September that took her completely by surprise.

Unbeknownst to them, the Minnesota operating group was nominated for state and national awards from the National Rehabilitation Association, recognizing employers for hiring disabled candidates. Becky, Talent Acquisition Manager, was astonished to discover that not only had her operating group been nominated for the two awards, but they won both of them.

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Fighting fires with rental cars (and trucks)

Enterprise Holdings, Rental Car, First Responder, Wild Fires,  Cal Fire, 111717How Enterprise supports first responders battling California wildfires.

On Oct. 8, as many Californians drifted off to sleep, one of the most destructive fires in the state’s history ignited in Northern California. High winds following a dry, hot summer set the stage for devastation. Within minutes, intense, fast-moving fires began raging across much of Napa and Sonoma counties.

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All in the family: From the court to cars

Damon, Jared and Jeremy with Chrissy Taylor at the Fleet Management National Sales Meeting.
Damon, Jared and Jeremy with Chrissy Taylor at the Fleet Management National Sales Meeting.

After more than two decades of often-intense competition, the score still isn’t entirely settled among three tennis-playing brothers: Damon, Jared and Jeremy.

Jared speaks admiringly of older brother Damon and his skills on the court. “He’s a really good athlete with a huge serve,” Jared says. Jared’s twin brother, Jeremy, is equally as strong on the court.

While Jared’s tennis game might not land him at Wimbledon, he says it’s his work ethic that really sets him apart.

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