Luxury Coach & Transportation

February 2019

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50 SPECIAL SECTION NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS National Limousine Association 49 S. Maple Ave., Marlton, NJ 08053 Phone: (856) 596-3344 • Fax: (856) 596-2145 | | EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SARAH GAZI, CAE ASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MEGAN CAPIE MEMBER SERVICES COORDINATOR SARAH MERCER 2017-2018 BOARD OFFICERS PRESIDENT GARY BUFFO ('11-'14) ('14-'17) ('17-'20) West Region Pure Luxury Transportation, CALIFORNIA FIRST VICE PRESIDENT LAURA CANADY ('12-'15) ('15-'18) ('18-'21) Southeast Region CLT Express, NORTH CAROLINA SECOND VICE PRESIDENT JOE IRONI ('10-'13) ('13-'16) ('16-'19) Canada Global Alliance Worldwide Chauffeured Services, CANADA TREASURER ROBERT ALEXANDER ('09 -'12) ('12-'15) ('15-'18) ('18-'21) Southeast Region RMA Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation, MARYLAND SECRETARY SCOTT SOLOMBRINO ('08-'11) ('11-'14) ('14-'17) ('17-'20) At Large Dav El/BostonCoach, MASSACHUSETTS 2017-2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS BRETT BARENHOLTZ ('18-'21) At-Large Boston Car Service/Above All Transportation, MASSACHUSETTS MICHAEL CAMPBELL ('12-'15) ('15-'18) ('18-'21) Northeast Region Grace Limousine, NEW HAMPSHIRE JAVAID CHAUDHRY ('16-'19) Northeast Region, NYG Limousine, LLC, NEW YORK DIANE FORGY ('10-'13) ('13-'16) ('16-'19) Central Region Overland Chauffeured Services, MISSOURI JEFF GREENE ('12-'15) ('15-'18) ('18-'21) At Large Greene Classic Limousines, GEORGIA KEVIN ILLINGWORTH ('13-'16) ('16-'19) West Region Classique Limousine Worldwide, CALIFORNIA JASON KAPLAN ('16-'19) At Large The Driver Provider, ARIZONA DONALD MAHNKE ('18-'21) West Region ABC Worldwide Transportation, CALIFORNIA MICHAEL OLDENBURG ('13-'16) ('16-'19) International United Limousines AG, GERMANY TRACY RAIMER ('18-'21) Central Region Windy City Limousine, ILLINOIS ERICH REINDL ('14-'17) ('17-'20) Central Region Avanti Transportation, TEXAS DOUGLAS SCHWARTZ ('14-'17) ('17-'20) Northeast Region Executive Limousine, NEW YORK RICK VERSACE ('17-'20) Southeast Region A1A Airport & Limousine Service, FLORIDA VENDOR DIRECTORS CRAIG HALL Ford Motor Company Limousine & Livery Vehicles MARK LEDDY General Motors - Cadillac Professional Vehicles Visit us online or for Breaking News, Safety Recommendations and more. F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 9 THE VOICE OF THE CHAUFFEURED TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY WORLDWIDE NEWS&VIEWS Six Operators Elected to 2019-2022 Board Seats The NLA held its annual board elecƟon at the end of 2018. Six operators have been elected to the 2019-2022 Board of Directors. The results are as follows: Don't Let Your NLA Membership Lapse! As 2019 is here, the NLA would like to remind you to complete your membership renewal by March 31 to prevent a lapse. Thank you to members who have already renewed. Your conƟnued NLA membership demonstrates your dedicaƟon and support of the industry while providing you with invaluable tools and opportuniƟes to grow your business. Don't miss your opportunity to take advantage of all the NLA has to offer. You can complete your renewal online at If you need assistance with your renewal, please contact the NLA at (800) 652-7007 or Not A Member? Joining the NLA is vital, not only to support the industry, but to reap the benefits the NLA offers. Some of the benefits include discounted products and services through the NLA Affinity and Discount Programs, company lisƟng on the online referral resource,, and access to resources on the NLA "Members Only" secƟon of the NLA's website, In the "Members Only" secƟon, members are able to check out the Small Business Resource Center as well as legislaƟve and public relaƟons tools, use the online Member Directory to reach out to potenƟal affiliates, access the NLA's webinar archives, and more. Members also receive two exclusive publicaƟons to keep them apprised of the latest industry news. To become an NLA member, visit and click "Join The NLA." For addiƟonal informaƟon or quesƟons about joining the NLA call (800) 652-7007 or email Incumbents Chaudhry and Kaplan will be serving their second consecuƟve terms. This will be the third consecuƟve term for incumbents Illingworth and Oldenburg. Forgy and Ironi, also incumbents, will be serving their fourth consecuƟve terms. "On behalf of the enƟre membership, we want to thank each candidate for their willingness to serve this associaƟon and its members," NLA President Gary Buffo said. The members of the Board will take their elected seats on March 24 at the 2019 InternaƟonal LCT Show in Las Vegas. Sign Up For The NLA's Mentor Program The NLA's Mentor Program is a year-round program you can apply for anyƟme. Mentors have the opportunity to advise, encourage, and support their mentees by sharing their own experiences, knowledge, and experƟse. Mentees will have someone to approach with quesƟons, concerns, and goals as they navigate the industry and grow their businesses. The NLA has matched over 25 pairs of mentors and mentees and is looking to make even more connecƟons! This program is popular among new members and the NLA is in need of seasoned members to become mentors. Sign up for the NLA Mentor Program on or contact for more informaƟon! At-Large Jason Kaplan The Driver Provider Phoenix, AZ West Region Kevin Illingworth Classique Limousines Worldwide Orange, CA Central Region Diane Forgy Overland Chaufeured Services Overland Park, KS Canada Joe Ironi Global Alliance Worldwide Chaufeured Services Toronto Northeast Region Javaid Chaudhry NYG Limousine New York InternaƟonal Michael Oldenburg United Limousines AG

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