Twenty-six years after joining Enterprise as a Management Trainee in Southern California and a successful run with Enterprise Fleet Management, Mike P. was promoted to Corporate Vice President of Truck Rental. We found out what has him most excited about this new opportunity, what advice he would give new managers and – just as importantly – what acclaimed TV drama ‘appeared’ in.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Barbecuing is his specialty. And when it comes to ribs, he doesn’t skimp on the sauce.
While he says the benefits of barbecue are sometimes healthy meals and fewer dishes to clean, the result of a home-cooked meal has a far greater impact: more time spent with his family.
For the Taylors, family is the foundation for success, along with having fun.
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.
“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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