Why Get Certified

30 Years of CAFM®


Director of Fleet Management Division Palm Beach County, Florida, Douglas received his CAFM® certification in 1999. He served as NAFA’s 32th President.  He has published ... read more
“I have worked in fleet management at TETRA Technologies for about 9 years.  The role started out as a general procurement position, but by the ... read more
Bill Darty, CAFM® is a Professional Fleet Manager with over 30 years of experience in the vehicle/equipment maintenance field. He has served 22 of those ... read more
NAFA President Ruth A. Alfson, CAFM®, Manager, Fleet Center of Excellence, Serco, Inc., Fairborn, OH. “I took the CAFM® (program) as I was given the ... read more
I started my fleet career in 1975 with a Fortune 500 company and joined NAFA in 1980.  In 1990 I went to the Public Sector ... read more
The current Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM®) program has its roots in the Certified Fleet Manager (CFM) program developed as a partnership between NAFA, working ... read more
Starting in 2009, NAFA began offering fleet certification in two tiers: the higher CAFM® tier, covering all eight disciplines, and a lower Certified Automotive Fleet ... read more
As Corporate Fleet Manager for CBRE, J.J. is responsible for managing the specifications, procurement, upfitting, brand image, life-cycling, sustainability initiatives, and remarketing of all CBRE .. read more
“My career in transportation started as a dispatcher for a truck load carrier. After several years I moved to the other side of the business and ... read more
Stuart has been a NAFA member since 2005 and previously served as Certification Board Vice Chair. He has also participated on the Curriculum and Nominating ... read more
David served in the U.S. Navy (1964-1967) as an officer, doing two tours to Vietnam. After leaving service he spent 17 years in the private ... read more
Kate Vigneau, CAFM® said, "The most important thing I learned in the CAFM® program is the entire curriculum – with two Masters Degrees and two ... read more
Nina Hoffert, CAFM®, is the Fleet Manager for the City of Lakewood, Colorado with over 20 years fleet management experience and a background in business ... read more
Celena Stone, CAFM® spent 28 years with the City of Huntsville, AL Fleet Department, 19 of the 28 years serving as the Fleet Manager. Upon ... read more
Bob McElheney, CAFM®, C.P.M. Director for City of Newport News Department of Vehicle & Equipment Services has a career which includes Military Service (United States ... read more
Gregg Hodgdon, CAFM®, has led E.A. Sween’s Deli Express fleet operations for the past 15 years.  In this role, he oversees nationwide fleet operations for ... read more
Patrick T. Barrett, MPA/CAFM® is Director of University of Nebraska Transportation Services "Over time after earning my CAFM®, I’ve realized that even though I manage a ... read more
A graduate of The George Washington University and a Marine veteran, Richard Hilmer has been in private and local government fleet management for thirty years. ... read more
Patrick M. Bartole, CAFM® is the Automotive Fleet Manager for New Jersey City University. He began his employment at NJCU in 1994 as an Automotive ... read more
Robert Ellingsworth, CAFM® is currently serving as Fleet Manager for the Minnesota Department of Transportation. MnDOT has a large diverse fleet of equipment used to ... read more
"I am a proud fleet professional and supporter of NAFA, Tulsa Clean Cities, and Oklahoma State University," Scott Watts, CAFM®, said. "I have 20 years ... read more
Daniel Nuckolls, CAFM®, has been the Fleet Director for the City of Concord, NC since 2002. He earned a degree in Business Administration in 2005, ... read more
Fleet Specialist, Konecranes, Inc. – 21 years this November Rachel started with Konecranes processing payroll and other administrative functions, including fleet administration. "My responsibilities grew as ... read more
In 2001 Christopher Lyon began his career with the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County. Lyon was responsible for all vehicle and equipment purchasing for ... read more
Ken Bailey, CAFM®, is the Vehicle Maintenance Manager at Community Transit in Everett, Washington. He guides 70 personnel in the lifecycle maintenance of a 850 ... read more
Tim Calhoun, CAFM®, is Director of Fleet for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. He has 25 years in Fleet, first working for Goodyear Tire and ... read more
The CAFM® program has continued to evolve over the years to encompass the core competencies of fleet management for all fleet sector types. While the ... read more
Jeff Meggitt, CAFM®, has over 25 years’ experience in the municipal operations and maintenance environment. In his current role as Fleet Manager for the Regional Municipality ... read more
Christopher D. Amos, CAFM®, has served as Commissioner of Equipment Services for the City of St. Louis, Missouri since 1995. The Equipment Services Division supports ... read more

Now that you’ve heard from fleet professionals who have said how the CAFM® program has made a real difference in their careers, perhaps you’re ready to take on the challenge too.

And take a moment to congratulate some of our most recent fleet education grads: Michael Braband, CAFM®; Theresa Jenack, CAFM®; Paul Johnson, CAFM®; Leif Mattson, CAFM®; Mounir Wassef, CAFM®; and Michael Kirk, CAFS!

Join these individuals who are experiencing the benefits of the CAFM®, the industry standard in fleet knowledge, every business day.

It’s easy: click http://www.fleetcertification.org and learn how you can enroll. It is the most important step you may make as a fleet professional, with rewards that will be with you throughout your career. And your options have only just begun.

Coming this Fall, NAFA will be offering full CAFM® Boot Camp modules delivered online! If you have wanted to attend a CAFM® Boot Camp but did not have the time or ability before, NAFA has designed a solution for you! Details are coming soon!

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Des Moines Names Tim Sanderson, CAFM® Chief Operating Officer Tim Sanderson, CAFM® has been named Chief Operating Officer for the Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority ... read more