CHERRY HILL, NJ, JULY 6, 2010 – Patrick A. Gaskins, a financial services professional with more than 20 years experience in the transportation industry, has been named Vice President, Financial Services, for AmeriQuest Transportation Services, a leading provider of comprehensive fleet management services. He reports to James Guice, Executive Vice President of AmeriQuest.
“AmeriQuest now has one of the best financial services teams of highly trained equipment and capital market professionals in the transportation industry,” Guice said. “With talent like Pat’s, AmeriQuest can leverage in-depth knowledge of fleet operations, equipment components, maintenance, and industry trends to provide a flexible finance solution for our members.”
Before coming to AmeriQuest, Gaskins worked for First Fleet Corporation, a heavy truck and trailer finance lessor and asset management company, where he most recently served as Vice President of Sales. He began his career in transportation with GE Capital TIP, where he held posts of increasing responsibility as Sales Representative, Regional Sales Manager, District Manager, and National Accounts Manager. He was recognized for his work there by earning the GE Capital Pinnacle Award for outstanding performance.
Gaskins is a graduate of the University of Miami, with a bachelor of business administration degree in finance. He also earned the Certified Transportation Professional designation from the National Private Truck Council, where he participated as a committee member.
AmeriQuest Transportation Services
AmeriQuest is a leading provider of comprehensive fleet management services. By leveraging the strength of more than 700,000 vehicles, AmeriQuest delivers savings, expertise, and opportunities to its private fleet and truckload carrier members. AmeriQuest provides supply management services, asset management services, material handling services, financing, technology products, and outsourced transportation management services such as full service leasing, integrated logistics, and contract maintenance. More information can be found at www.ameriquestcorp.com.