After spending 20 years in law enforcement — first as a police officer in Chesterfield, Missouri, and then as part of the FBI’s cyber squad — Brian now runs cyber operations at Enterprise Holdings. Regardless of the cyberspace he’s patrolling, his respect for the police force led to an Enterprise Holdings Foundation grant to benefit an injured local officer.
Lost luggage can send a person into panic-mode.
A pending marriage proposal can be downright unnerving.
Combine all three? That will get your heart pounding.
It’s a good thing the Alamo* team at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport knows how to handle stressful situations and stay calm, cool and collected while providing great customer service. And thanks to them, this story has a happy ending.
Break enough glass ceilings in the workplace, and you might just find yourself knocking on the door at 10 Downing Street. That’s precisely what happened to Raj D., Talent Acquisition Manager in the U.K. Group. Her win in a prestigious national award program earned Raj an invitation to tea with Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
The trip to Number 10, which serves as both the Prime Minister’s residence and the headquarters of the U.K. government, capped a year of recognition that “just kept getting better,” Raj says.
Hindsight is 20/20. But one of the benefits of Enterprise’s promote-from-within culture is knowing company leaders all started from the same place as branch employees early in their careers. They’ve seen the same things, dealt with the same issues and faced the same fears.
So who better to impart some words of wisdom than people who have been in those shoes?
We asked two General Managers with more than 60 years of combined experience to share advice they wish they could tell themselves earlier in their careers.
HR Manager Eduardo A. recounts his experiences after the devastation of Hurricane Maria.
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.
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.
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.
“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.”
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.
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.