News Release

Ten-Time Masters Club Winner Named at NationaLease Event

The organization honors Fred Schmidt of McMahon Truck Leasing, Inc., a NationaLease Member, for achieving Masters Club status for the tenth time

May 7, 2015, Downers Grove, ILNationaLease, one of the largest full service truck leasing organizations in North America, honored the winners of the 2014 Masters Club award with a celebration at the Hyatt Ziva in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. One winner in particular received special mention; Fred Schmidt of North Carolina-based McMahon Truck Leasing, a NationaLease Member, has received this coveted award ten times during his career.

Sales representatives achieve Masters Club status based on a competitive point system with credits given for each piece of equipment each salesperson signed in the previous year. As a way of recognizing and acknowledging their hard work and impressive results, NationaLease hosts an annual event, where awards are presented by Dean Vicha, President of NationaLease.

"It’s our honor to acknowledge the great achievements of all of our winners,” said Joe Gallick, Senior Vice President of Sales for NationaLease. “But to make the Masters Club ten times is a great testament to Fred’s continued dedication and hard work. We’re confident that he, and all of our winners, will continue doing an outstanding job…and, as always, make NationaLease proud.”

About NationaLease

Founded in 1944, NationaLease is one of the largest full service truck leasing organizations in North America, with over 700 service locations throughout the U.S. and Canada and a combined customer fleet of over 135,000 tractors, trucks, and trailers. The company provides comprehensive fleet management services for private fleets and transportation service providers. More information can be found at