May 23-26, 2022 | Huntington Place (Formerly known as TCF Center), Hall C | Detroit, MI

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Robert Gordon

Robert Gordon

Director | Dekalb County, GA

Robert Gordon is the Deputy Director of the Fleet Management Department for DeKalb County Georgia. He has 35 years of professional work experience in the Fleet Management industry with 21 years of government fleet experience and 14 years of experience with truck leasing organizations.

DeKalb County Fleet Management has placed in the Top 10 of the 100 Best Fleet for the last 5 years, earning 1st place in 2018, 2nd place 2016, 2nd place 2015, 5th place 2017, 7th place 2014, 9th place 2021, 32nd place 2012, and 40th place 2013.

Under his direction, DeKalb County Fleet Management achieved 1 st place in the 100 Best Fleet Award in 2018. Mr. Gordon also received the 2018 FLEXY award for Outstanding Achievement in Public Fleet Management from NAFA Fleet Management Association. He serves on advisory committees at Georgia Piedmont Technical College, Warren Tech, Southern Crescent Tech, Whitfield County Career Academy, and Atlanta Metropolitan College. He is also an active member in many organizations including 100 Best Fleet, Green Fleet, NAFA, Georgia a Motor Trucking Association, American Public Works Association, Georgia Municipal Association, Southeast Diesel Collaborative, and Southeast Governmental Fleet Managers Association.

Director Gordon has served on the Clean Cities Georgia Board of Directors for over 5 years and represented DeKalb County Government at the Energy Independence Summit in Washington, D.C. on two occasions, meeting with lawmakers to encourage them to set green energy policy. In 2021, Director Gordon was inducted into the Public Fleet Hall of Fame and received the Legendary Life Time Achievement Award for Public Fleets, and placed among the top Green Fleets in the nation

Upcoming and recent sessions

Roundtable: How to Recruit, Train & Retain the Next Generation of Technicians

May 24, 2022
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM (ET)

Technician recruiting and retention continues to be one of the biggest problems in the industry, with public-sector fleet managers often unable to provide higher pay. Robert Gordon will share his experience recruiting technicians, developing a recruiting team and an apprenticeship program, training and retaining technicians. More Info

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