Sam Lamerato, CPFP, City of Troy, Mich.
Of these, Sam Lamerato
received a Legendary Lifetime Achievement Award.
Paul Condran accepted a plaque for the City of Culver City; John Hunt for the City of Portland; and Sam Lamerato
for the City of Troy.
Judges John Hunt and Sam Lamerato, as well as Government Fleet staff and award sponsors, were on stage to congratulate the fleet.
Sam Lamerato won the Legendary Lifetime Achievement Award. Photo by Vince Taroc.
Sam Lamerato, CPFP, fleet superintendent for the City of Troy, Mich., received the 2014 Legendary Lifetime Achievement Award today at the Government Fleet Expo and Conference (GFX).
was also chosen by the industry among the 10 inaugural Public Fleet Hall of Fame inductees and is the first person to receive this annual award, sponsored by the National Joint Powers Alliance
offered a few secrets of his
success, while accepting the Public Fleet Hall of Fame honor.
"Stay professional and ethical," Lamerato
"And even though it may be difficult at times always speak positively about the place that employs you."
has 39 years of fleet experience.
has organized the American Public Works Association's
Michigan Chapter conferences for 17 years.
The Troy fleet was named the No. 1 fleet in 2010, and Lamerato
was Government Fleet'sPublic Fleet Manager of the Year in 2011 and APWA's
Professional Manager of the Year in 2010.
Lamerato served on Chrysler's Fleet Advisory Council for two years and its Police Advisory Board for four years.
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won the Legendary Lifetime Achievement Award.