NORTHBROOK, IL - Donlen, North America's fastest growing and most innovative fleet leasing and management company, announced that Tom Callahan, President and Chief Operating Officer, has been elected as Vice President of the 2010/2011 AFLA Board of Directors.

"AFLA is an organization that gives a voice to thought leaders from all facets of the fleet industry," said Callahan. "It's important that we all contribute to the advancement of the industry by sharing trends, news, and best practices from our respective areas."

The Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA) is the forum dedicated to improving communication between sellers, buyers, fleet managers, lending institutions, fleet management companies, used vehicle marketers, and allied automotive service companies.

When asked what he hoped to accomplish as Vice President of the Board of Directors, Callahan said, "It's important that Donlen is part of AFLA so that we keep current with issues that may directly impact our customers. As a member of the board, my goal is to positively influence the present and future focus of the industry and further develop key industry contacts. These accomplishments will not only help the industry as a whole, but also help Donlen to better serve our customers who are being tasked to do more with less on a daily basis."

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About Donlen Corporation

Donlen, with headquarters in Northbrook, IL, offices nationwide, and strategic global partnerships, is a leading provider of innovative fleet management programs. Since 1965, Donlen has offered its clients highly personalized and responsive customer service. Donlen has been recognized as one of Crain's Chicago Business "List of 20 Best Places to Work in Chicago" for 2009 and 2010, National Association for Business Resources "101 Best and Brightest Places to Work For in Chicago" in 2007-2010, a "Top 100 Global Outsourcing Leader" by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) each year from 2006-2009, and a Stevie Award Finalist as "Most Innovative Company" in 2010. For more information about Donlen visit


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