As 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.
Continue reading Singing in St. Louis
Throughout his 15-year career with Enterprise, William T. has learned many valuable lessons, but one remains top-of-mind: take care of one another.
William started his career as a Management Trainee in South Florida. He successfully navigated a path through several promotions to where he currently sits as Director of Rental Replacement for the South Florida Operating Group.
William recently connected his Enterprise career with the brand’s namesake, the USS Enterprise, through a unique lunch encounter.
Continue reading Lunch with the USS Enterprise
Rik R., Account Executive for Fleet Management in Indianapolis, spends his time outside of work building a different type of enterprise – a nonprofit called 4WARD.
After his own mentorship experience, Rik was inspired to co-found 4WARD with his mentor as a way to pay it forward to other young men in his community.
And the rest is history.
Continue reading Paying it 4WARD through mentoring
Growing up with a mother who served in the Army, Karen M. learned at an early age how important it is to support the troops fighting for freedom.
When Karen took on the role of HR Manager at Hartsfield Jackson International Airport in the Atlanta Operating Group two years ago, she knew the partnership her predecessor established with Operation Shoebox was one initiative she had to continue.
Continue reading Supporting heroes one shoebox at a time
Enterprise founder Jack Taylor believed in having fun and giving back to the local communities where employees live and work.
After Jack passed away in 2016, the Ireland Operating Group looked to pay homage to his philosophy. At the top of their list: an annual run, bike and swim – all to benefit a local non-profit.
And with that, the annual Jack Taylor Memorial Triathlon headed to the start line.
Continue reading An endurance test to celebrate an enduring legacy
Kyle Z. recently attended a meeting that could make or break the possibility of a college football career — just not for him.
Kyle, an Area Manager with the Southwest Florida group, already had his heyday as a Division I college athlete. So what led him to attend a parent/teacher conference at Fort Myers High School? The opportunity to advocate for his Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) little brother, Nate.
Continue reading A big brother’s influence
The expression once a police officer, always a police officer resonates with Senior Global Cyber Security Manager Brian M.
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.
Continue reading Cycling for a Hero
Enterprise employees in central Alabama empower future female leaders.
Fifteen years ago when Ashley H. first participated in Enterprise’s annual United Way campaign she directed her contribution to Girls Inc., a United Way member agency. At the time, she had no idea it would later lead to her operating group having a larger focus on mentoring young women.
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How 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.
Continue reading Fighting fires with rental cars (and trucks)
While dogs have long been known as man’s best friend, their rapport with kids is equally as strong.
Just ask Carol B., Operations Manager in the South Central Group.
For the past three years, Carol and her nine-year-old golden retriever, Nico, have volunteered at the nonprofit Hand in Paw. The pair helps children with physical, emotional, educational or psychological needs through animal-assisted therapy.
Continue reading Hand in paw