November 2002

Our November 2002 Member of the Month features Mitchell Blane, the Vice President of Purchasing for Hub Truck Rental of Farmingdale, NY. He oversees the vehicle cost per mile, responsible for vehicle spec'ing, rating and purchasing. He also oversees all aftermarket parts and supply purchases for the 1450 vehicle fleet, which runs the gamut from small vans to big bore tractors. Hub Truck Rental has 50 mechanics that maintains their fleet at nine branches. Mitch was formerly the Rental Manager and Branch Manager at three of their locations.

Born in Manhattan, NY in 1954, Mitch was raised in the Bronx. He later moved to Merrick, NY at the age of eight. He attended John F. Kennedy High School and graduated in 1972. He furthered his education at Bently College and graduated in 1976 with a degree in accounting.

Mitch is married to his wife, Judi since 1980. They have 2 children, Greg, 18 and Zach, 15. The Blanes currently reside in Massapequa Park, NY.

While off the job, Mitch enjoys golf, carpentry, collecting die cast metal trucks and woodworking. He also is the Executive Vice President of Congregation Beth El in Massapequa, NY.

Mitch has served on the Programs committee and has been an active Member of the Society since 1982.

 


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