McCarthy Bertschy Recruits VP Sales & Customer Support to Chicago Freight Car Leasing

McCarthy Bertschy is pleased to announce that Ms. Rhonda Zielinski is the new Vice President of Sales and Customer Support at Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co. ("CFLC"). She reports directly to Mr. Paul Deasy, President.

Rhonda brings a depth and breadth of transportation asset (commercial trucks) sales and marketing leadership experience. She joins CFCL from Navistar where she held key roles of increasing responsibility, including, Director - On-Highway Vehicle Strategy, Manager - Sales Operations and Pricing, District Sales Manager, Director - Channel Marketing and Sales Engineer. Rhonda's significant management experience includes partner channel management and leading cross functional sales, marketing and product development teams. Rhonda received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Communications from Wilmington College of Ohio and a Master of Science Degree in Marketing Management from Indiana Wesleyan University.

About Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co.

Headquartered in Schaumburg, IL, Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co., a business unit of Sasser Family Holdings, Inc., is a premier independent railcar leasing solutions company that delivers quality products, reliable services, and a commitment to an outstanding customer experience. The company maintains a diverse railcar fleet supporting the needs of industrial, agricultural, and food products shippers and railroads throughout North America.

Sasser Family Holdings, Inc. is a 4th generation, family-held transportation asset services and management company with roots dating back to 1928. Subsidiary business units and investments include Chicago Freight Car Leasing Co., Union Leasing Inc., CF Rail Services LLC, CF Asia Pacific Group PTY Ltd, and NxGen Rail Services LLC. The subsidiary units are leaders in providing customer focused rail and vehicle transportation equipment solutions including asset leasing, fleet administration management, asset repair and maintenance, and innovative technology services throughout North America, Australia, Asia, and Europe.

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