Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Williams is Chief Executive Officer of Amerit Fleet Solutions and a member of the Board of Directors. Prior to founding Amerit, Mr. Williams had successfully led fast-growing companies, twice earning a position on Inc. Magazine’s “100 Fastest Growing Companies” list. Mr. Williams began his career with Bain & Company, providing growth and operational strategy consulting to Fortune 500 clients. As CEO Mr. Williams oversees the strategy and execution of Amerit’s business operations, including finance, account management, sales and marketing. He leads the company with unfaltering commitment to integrity, customer service, innovation and financial responsibility.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Punjani is Chief Operating Officer of Amerit Fleet Solutions and a member of the Board of Directors. An original founder of the company, Mr. Punjani has more than 20 years of experience in quality management, workforce design and process optimization with Ernst & Young, AT&T as well as Fortune 500 companies from various industries. At the launch of Amerit Fleet Solutions Mr. Punjani led the successful effort to win one of one of the largest fleet maintenance contracts awarded in the industry. As COO, Mr. Punjani oversees field operations, safety & compliance, talent management & human resources, business integration and IT systems. He constantly promotes our Company Values of Safety, Customer focus, Ownership, Recognition and Excellence (SCORE).
Chief Revenue Officer
As Chief Revenue Officer, Mr. Brauer leads the sales and accounts team at Amerit Fleet Solutions. With over 25 years of fleet industry experience, Bob was a Founder and Director of the Board of a nationwide fleet maintenance company, where Bob was responsible for operations and sales. This company was ultimately acquired by Amerit. Bob began his career at Ryder System, and over the course of 12 years, held a series of sales, sales management, and operation leadership roles. Mr. Brauer earned a Business degree from Washington State University.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. LaVay is the Chief Financial Officer of Amerit Fleet Solutions and has worked in accounting and finance for over 20 years. Matt started his career in public accounting at Arthur Andersen serving as a senior manager in the audit practice. Subsequent to Arthur Andersen, Matt went on to serve in progressively more senior finance and accounting roles in publicly traded software and financial services companies. Most recently Matt served as the Chief Financial Officer of Ellie Mae, Inc. Matt brings extensive experience optimizing the financial operations of high growth companies. Mr. LaVay holds a Master of Professional Accountancy degree from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management from The Georgia Institute of Technology. Mr. LaVay is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California.
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Healing is Chief Technology Officer of Amerit Fleet Solutions, leading a strong team of IT professionals managing multiple technology platforms. Before joining Amerit Fleet Solutions, he was responsible for defining the strategic direction and technology behind one of the world’s largest Global Supply Chains, including their Fleet Management systems. Mr. Healing oversees all aspects of the technology used at Amerit Fleet Solutions and has more than 25 years of experience in driving innovation and automation across all modes of business process. “Technology is a critical differentiator across all aspects of the Fleet Maintenance business, improving efficiency, quality and ultimately, lowering operating costs for our clients. Amerit Fleet Solutions drive to be a technology-driven leader in this environment ensures our customers’ continued competitive advantage”.
Executive Vice President, Field Operations
Beginning his career as a technician in the United States Marine Corps, Mr. Clark has gone on to manage and lead fleet maintenance organizations for over 25 years. Prior to Amerit, Mr. Clark worked in the truck leasing industry where he improved quality by focusing on revenue control, workflow management, vehicle maintenance quality, parts and inventory management, customer relations, and maintenance system training. At Amerit, Mr. Clark has overseen various projects that include opening new locations, implementations for new clients, leading training on multiple fleet maintenance systems and managing high profile, strategic accounts. In his latest role, Mr. Clark is responsible for leading Amerit’s nationwide field and fleet operations, ensuring quality, responsiveness and customer satisfaction.
Vice President, Talent Management & HR
Ms. Kathain brings over 15 years experience in Talent Management and Account Management to Amerit. Prior to Amerit she started her career in human capital management in recruitment. At Amerit, Natalie has gone on to lead our recruiting function and implement highly efficient, technology enabled recruiting technologies. In her latest role, as our VP of Talent Management, in addition to recruitment, Natalie is also responsible for the retention our employees, providing programs and strategies for our Field Managers to retain our critical talent. Natalie also provides leadership to our Field Teams for select strategic accounts.
Senior Vice President, Safety, Quality and Field Training
With more than 25 years of experience in fleet maintenance operations, Mr. Souza has extensive expertise in shop management, parts operations, training, mentoring, acquisitions and customer service, earning him multiple awards. Mr. Souza ‘s experience makes him uniquely qualified to lead Amerit’s Safety, Quality and Training initiatives.
Vice President, Marketing and Business Development
Ms. Vinton has over 20 years of experience in marketing, brand management, and business development for both business-to-business and consumer products companies. Beginning her career in marketing communications and account management, she brings a diverse and dynamic perspective to all marketing strategies for Amerit. Focused on building integrated marketing, communication and promotion strategies that clarify Amerit’s unique position in the fleet industry while delivering greater customer engagement, Ms. Vinton leads her team with a relentless commitment to excellence and integrity. Ms. Vinton is an alumnus of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Vice President Sales, National Accounts
Mr. Freeman is the Vice President of Sales – National Accounts at Amerit Fleet Solutions. Over his 18 year career, Mr. Freeman has led global sales teams for Fortune 500 companies and has delivered exceptional results in areas of focused growth with large multinational clients. Mr. Freeman specializes in building programs and strategies to effectively scale commercial organizations, and cultivating new customer relationships. He brings industry experience in Oil & Gas, Power, Retail, and Transportation market segments. Mr. Freeman graduated from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana with a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and a minor in Spanish.