Vanguard Car rental
Board of Directors
William E. Lobeck, Board Associate
Bill Lobeck started their job when you look at the daily automobile leasing business in Norfolk, Virginia. He created the very first supplier repurchase program and established a special function leasing company which these days tend to be significant components of existing automotive and daily vehicle rental companies.
In 1971, Lobeck became president and CEO of Dallas-based American Global. During their 11-year tenure, the company expanded from 18 offices in 7 says to nearly 300 workplaces in the united states.
In 1981, Lobeck and partners purchased Thrifty Car Rental. Under Lobeck’s management the organization’s profitability and growth resulted in a fruitful IPO in 1987.
When Chrysler acquired Thrifty in 1989, Lobeck stayed as president and CEO. As an element of Chrysler, he formed Pentastar transport Group and obtained three extra businesses, today known as Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group. In 1995, Lobeck together with his partner Kathy and partners acquired nationwide automobile leasing from General Motors. Lobeck introduced nationwide to the AutoNation family members, becoming president and CEO of AutoNation’s leasing Group. Lobeck retired from AutoNation in 1999.
In 2003, AutoNation’s Rental Group fell into monetary difficulty. Lobeck and Cerberus Capital control obtained the possessions for the businesses, bringing all of them away from personal bankruptcy as Vanguard vehicle leasing American. The company became among business’s many financially effective businesses. In 2007, Vanguard had been obtained by Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
Kathy Taylor is a proven frontrunner, business executive, public servant, and corporate attorney. She presently functions as CEO of ImpactTulsa, an unprecedented relationship dedicated to the collective influence company, training, philanthropic and civic frontrunners have to improve pupil success when you look at the Tulsa region.
Kathy has a distinguished record of public service. From 2006 – 2009, Kathy led Tulsa as the Mayor. The woman management led the way to produce afterschool and mentoring programs; start the town’s very first entrepreneur business competition; boost trust between your community and law enforcement with all the development of the Mayor’s Police and Community Coalition; revitalize downtown with all the completion associated with award-winning BOK occasion center and construction of ONEOK industry.
Kathy also served our state in 2003, when she had been appointed Oklahoma’s Secretary of Commerce, Tourism and Workforce Development and Executive Director of this division of Commerce. The woman leadership at the state assisted Oklahoma secure the largest Dell center when you look at the U.S. outside their particular corporate head office and saw the creation of numerous of jobs in Oklahoma. Kathy returned to offer their state after completing her term as Mayor, offering as the Governor’s Chief of Education Strategy and Innovation. Inside role, she spearheaded a bipartisan discussion throughout the state with business, educators and parents about needed training reforms.
In 2012, Kathy served as a resident other during the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics training “Pathways to Public Service”. Presently, Kathy functions as the regional board seat and on the national board of Reading Partners. She actually is also a part of Board of SONIC®, America's Drive-In®, the country's biggest chain of drive-in restaurants with more than 3, 500 drive-ins serving about 3 million clients daily.Elizabeth Frame Ellison, Board Associate
Active in community problems for over 10 years, Elizabeth Frame Ellison at this time functions as President and CEO of Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation.
Elizabeth is a lifelong Oklahoman and obtained the lady B.A. and J.D. through the University of Oklahoma. Just before legislation college, Ellison worked in Washington, D.C. as a Legislative Assistant for Congressman Dan Boren, handling many different domestic dilemmas including small company, knowledge and medical.
These days, Elizabeth’s primary focus is informing the ample community help supplied through the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation. Under the woman leadership, LTFF committed nearly $11 million for issues including entrepreneurship to education and wellness.
Currently serving as President and CEO of the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation, Elizabeth is recognized as among the operating causes of Tulsa’s entrepreneurial scene. The woman passion of this type led to the Foundation’s help of the entrepreneurial attempts of 36°North, The Mine, TCC Startup Series running on the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation and Startup Weekend. Following a 2014 research of entrepreneurship in Tulsa, Elizabeth founded Cultivate918, a group that developed a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem for Tulsans. she's also been instrumental within the launch of 36°North, an entrepreneurial resource center and co-working area, besides Kitchen 66, a kick-start cooking area for food entrepreneurs, both starting at the beginning of 2016.
Elizabeth served on numerous panels including Street class and Global Gardens. She currently acts on Tulsa region United Way as chair of Community Collaborative Initiatives, i2E (development to Enterprise), The Mine (fellowship for social development), Kitchen 66, 36°North and Cultivate918. In 2013, she had been chosen to represent Zone 4 as a part of Tulsa tech Center’s college board. She presently functions as vice president associated with board and chairs the Programs Committee.
She's additionally the individual of several awards and awards, including delivering the OU College of Law’s commencement target for her graduating class, becoming the inaugural individual associated with David L. Boren dedication to Service Award, a receiver regarding the Bass Memorial Scholarship, Tulsa company & Legal News Top 40 Under 40, Females of Distinction therefore the 2016 OU university of Arts and Sciences younger Alumna honoree.
Elizabeth is married to attorney Chris Ellison and is the pleased mama of C. Taylor Ellison produced last year and R. Wyatt Ellison created in 2013. In her own time, she enjoys running, vacation and gastronomic research.