ITASCA, IL – Emkay, Inc., has appointed Lawrence Self to the position of national vice president sales. This is a step towards increased expansion and a continued commitment to growth by Emkay.

Self joins Emkay from TCF Equipment Finance, where he served as the vice president of sales and new program development. Prior to TCF, Self held sale leader positions at CNH Capital (sub of Fiat), GE Capital (8 years), as well as IBM Credit Corporation and IBM Corporation (14 years).  In this new role, Self will drive the company's overall sales strategy. He will be responsible for driving market penetration by developing new sales opportunities and coordinating direct and indirect sales strategies into market segments and through territory alignment.

"Larry brings a unique background of both technology and finance, which is ideal for our industry today," said Gregory Tepas, president and CEO of Emkay. "With so many growth and new business opportunities today, Larry will be an excellent addition to the Emkay executive team as we continue to expand our business. His expertise in sales management and business development will help us build on the momentum even further."

"I'm thrilled to be a part of Emkay, a company that has been creating quite a stir in the market recently. I look forward to continuing to drive the strong sales momentum and maintain the 2nd oldest fleet management company in the industry's time tested traditions," said Self

About Emkay

Founded in 1946, Emkay is the nation's second most experienced vehicle leasing and fleet management company. Emkay has over 75,000 units under lease and management throughout the Emkay system. With strategic focus on operational excellence and value-added services and technology, Emkay provides services to America's top companies. Operating companies are Emkay, Inc., USA/World headquarters in Itasca, Illinois; Emkay Canada Leasing headquarters in Ontario, Canada; Emkay Caribbean Leasing headquarters in Puerto Rico, along with Emkay Mexico and European- UNICO leasing programs ranks Emkay in top five globally. For more information, visit or contact the Emkay marketing department at or 630.250.7400.

Originally posted on Automotive Fleet