Ms. Erin Rugg


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Erin Gilchrist, former Director of Fleet Operations for Safelite AutoGlass has 14 years experience in fleet operations. She has had responsibility for national fleet operations for more than 8200 vehicles with an annual budget of over $80M. Fleet operations responsibilities include fleet department associate leadership and development, process review and reform, contract negotiation, supplier relations and performance management, budgeting and P&L management, vehicle specification/selection/procurement/up-fitting, national maintenance management, national fuel program, sustainability and environmental initiatives, acquisition and integration activities.  Industry and other committee/board memberships include (past, present): WEX Fleet Advisory Board, Ford Fleet Advisory Board, Element US Client Advisory Board, NAFA Sustainable Fleet Program Charter, NAFA  Advisory Council, AFLA Director of Fleet board position, Ohio Clean Cities Green Fleet, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio Board of Trustees, General Motors EV board.  Industry achievements include: 2019 Fleet Manager of the Year, NAFA Fleet Excellence Awards in the categories of Excellence in Corporate Fleet Management (2015), Sustainability (2014, 2015, 2017) and Safety (2016). PHH’s 2013 (Element Fleet Management) Business Impact Award for Technology Optimization, Element’s 2016 Fleet Visionary Award, 2016 Fleet Technology Expo Fleet Visionary Award, 2015 Finalist for AFLA’s Fleet Manager of the Year Award.