Managing the Financial Side of Commercial Fleets

In Memoriam: Former Cadillac Manager Gambrell

October 18, 2017, by Paul Clinton

William Gambrell, a longtime Cadillac manager who worked in the fleet division of the General Motors luxury brand, died on Oct. 9 at his Dearborn, Mich. home. He was 74.

Gambrell began his 33-year career with Cadillac in 1965. He had graduated from Western High School in Detroit and served for three years in the Air Force.

Gambrell worked in administrative roles for about six years, and then became a staff manager at GM's Clark Street Assembly plant in Detroit. He worked in the personnel department until roughly 1984. For the remainder of the decade, he worked as a line foreman in the paint department of the plant.

In 1992, he moved to Cadillac's fleet, commercial, and livery division that supported sales for the coachbuilder's and limousine program and black car business. He retired from that role in 1998.

Gambrell is survived by daughter Denise Podczervinski, son-in-law Dane Podczervinski, son Rory Gambrell, and five grandchildren.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Comments

Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:
 
 

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

FleetFAQ

Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Sponsored by

Today, Dan is responsible for the Wheels Services business, which includes services such as maintenance management, accident repair, safety, telematics and fuel management.

Read more

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher