Suzanne Deveney 
VP of Marketing 

NORTHBROOK, IL  — Donlen, North America’s fastest growing fleet leasing and management company, today announced they are the recipients of two prestigious industry awards.

Recognized as one of Crain’s Chicago Business Best Places to Work in Chicago 2009, Donlen was chosen for its focus on employee development and wellness. Donlen provides on-going benefits such as in-house training programs in everything from software to management, college tuition reimbursement, a fully equipped on-site fitness center stocked with high-end equipment and a golf simulation room. Personal health is addressed through company-sponsored health screenings and an at-work Weight Watchers program.

Gary Rappeport, Donlen Chief Executive Officer, recognizes the value in having happy employees. “We know our customer satisfaction is driven by our employee satisfaction,” said Rappeport.

The satisfaction and pride that Donlen employees exhibit are direct drivers of the company’s superior customer service, making Donlen one of the top outsourcing companies in the world. This level of customer service has earned them a place on the 2009 International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), Global Outsourcing 100 list, to be announced in the May issue of Fortune magazine. Donlen is the only fleet management company recognized by the IAOP’s Global 100 list and has been recognized on this list for the past three years.

In addition, Donlen has been named to the National Association of Business Resource’s (NABR) 101 Best and Brightest Places to Work in Chicago in 2008 and 2007.


About Donlen
Headquartered in Northbrook, IL, Donlen is a global provider of innovative fleet management programs. Since 1965, Donlen has offered its clients highly personalized and responsive customer service. Donlen is recognized as an industry leader by Crain’s Chicago Business Best Places to Work 2009, The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) in its Global Outsourcing 100 Award for 2008, and the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) 101 Best and Brightest Places to Work For in Chicago. For more information about Donlen, visit